Chair
Member
Audit Committee Position

David Allen

Mr. Allen brings over 22 years of experience as a Director, CEO and CFO of public companies. Presently he serves as Chief Financial Officer of True Drinks Holdings, Inc. From September 2018 to May 2019, Mr. Allen served as Chief Financial Officer of Iconic Brands, Inc. Prior to that, from December 2014 to January 2018, Mr. Allen served as the Chief Financial Officer of WPCS International, Inc. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Allen served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration at Converted Organics, Inc., after serving as audit committee chair on the board of Converted Organics. Mr. Allen is currently an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), a position he has held since 2017. For the 12 years prior, he was an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at SCSU and Western Connecticut State University. Mr. Allen is a licensed CPA and holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Taxation from Bentley College.

Chair
Compensation Committee Position

Edward Gildea

Edward Gildea became a director on January 10, 2014, and contributes expertise in areas of mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning, funding, business development and executive leadership. He has many years of experience as a board member. Mr. Gildea was the CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board Of Directors of Converted Organics Inc., a publicly held company that manufactures organic fertilizer by recycling food waste, from January 2006 until June 2013. He was also a lawyer for, and COO of, QualityMetric Inc. (healthcare) from 2000-2005 and Grolier Incorporated (publishing) from 1980-1989. He spent 10 years at the Kellogg Company (1990-2000) as their vice president of legal where he managed and supervised a legal team responsible for executing mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Finjan Holdings Inc. (Intellectual property security software) and WPCS International Inc. (wireless communications and Bitcoin exchange).

Chair
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Position

Edward Gildea

Edward Gildea became a director on January 10, 2014, and contributes expertise in areas of mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning, funding, business development and executive leadership. He has many years of experience as a board member. Mr. Gildea was the CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board Of Directors of Converted Organics Inc., a publicly held company that manufactures organic fertilizer by recycling food waste, from January 2006 until June 2013. He was also a lawyer for, and COO of, QualityMetric Inc. (healthcare) from 2000-2005 and Grolier Incorporated (publishing) from 1980-1989. He spent 10 years at the Kellogg Company (1990-2000) as their vice president of legal where he managed and supervised a legal team responsible for executing mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Finjan Holdings Inc. (Intellectual property security software) and WPCS International Inc. (wireless communications and Bitcoin exchange).

Chair

David Allen

Mr. Allen brings over 22 years of experience as a Director, CEO and CFO of public companies. Presently he serves as Chief Financial Officer of True Drinks Holdings, Inc. From September 2018 to May 2019, Mr. Allen served as Chief Financial Officer of Iconic Brands, Inc. Prior to that, from December 2014 to January 2018, Mr. Allen served as the Chief Financial Officer of WPCS International, Inc. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Allen served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration at Converted Organics, Inc., after serving as audit committee chair on the board of Converted Organics. Mr. Allen is currently an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), a position he has held since 2017. For the 12 years prior, he was an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at SCSU and Western Connecticut State University. Mr. Allen is a licensed CPA and holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Taxation from Bentley College.

Edward Gildea

Edward Gildea became a director on January 10, 2014, and contributes expertise in areas of mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning, funding, business development and executive leadership. He has many years of experience as a board member. Mr. Gildea was the CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board Of Directors of Converted Organics Inc., a publicly held company that manufactures organic fertilizer by recycling food waste, from January 2006 until June 2013. He was also a lawyer for, and COO of, QualityMetric Inc. (healthcare) from 2000-2005 and Grolier Incorporated (publishing) from 1980-1989. He spent 10 years at the Kellogg Company (1990-2000) as their vice president of legal where he managed and supervised a legal team responsible for executing mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Finjan Holdings Inc. (Intellectual property security software) and WPCS International Inc. (wireless communications and Bitcoin exchange).

Edward Gildea

Edward Gildea became a director on January 10, 2014, and contributes expertise in areas of mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning, funding, business development and executive leadership. He has many years of experience as a board member. Mr. Gildea was the CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board Of Directors of Converted Organics Inc., a publicly held company that manufactures organic fertilizer by recycling food waste, from January 2006 until June 2013. He was also a lawyer for, and COO of, QualityMetric Inc. (healthcare) from 2000-2005 and Grolier Incorporated (publishing) from 1980-1989. He spent 10 years at the Kellogg Company (1990-2000) as their vice president of legal where he managed and supervised a legal team responsible for executing mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Finjan Holdings Inc. (Intellectual property security software) and WPCS International Inc. (wireless communications and Bitcoin exchange).