"Zoombang" by ZB Holdings, Inc

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Offering Date
November 06, 2023
Expected Close Date
February 06, 2024
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Company Description

Zoombang creates industry-leading protective gear that keeps athletes, law enforcement and military personnel, high-risk professionals and everyday superheroes safer with PolyShields™. This proprietary, viscoelastic polymer solution dissipates up to 90% of energy upon impact, raising the standard for world-class protection while actually improving performance.

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

, Joe MorelliCEOWith more than 35 years of leadership in consumer products, Joe is the CEO of Zoombang, overseeing its rapid growth and transforming the protective gear industry. Prior, he led revenue streams at Seafood Producers Cooperative, modernized American Legend Cooperative's global brand and expanded Nike's product range, including the Nike+ partnership with Apple. Joe's foundational experience includes 16 years at DuPont. He has a B.S. from the University of Delaware and an MBA from the University of South Carolina.
Paul Marsh CFO and CofounderPaul Marsh has been integral to our team since 2013, having successfully launched, evolved and fine-tuned Zoombang’s strategic financial initiatives from the ground up. His customer-motivated philosophy and passion for executive collaboration have inspired impactful visions for growth, with a bottom-line focus on profit maximization and efficiency. Experienced in scaling businesses, he's founded and overseen financial operations for various firms in finance, real estate and athletics. Paul holds CPA and CGMA certifications in Texas and degrees in Accounting and Economics from the University of North Texas. Paul works part-time and works at the company 25 hours a week.
Tony CichokeChief Business Development OfficerTony Cichoke is a demonstrated leader in the sports marketing world. His strong expansion strategies, solidified through decades of industry experience and his own coaching and athletic career, have helped spur Zoombang’s success. Previously at Nike, he collaborated with top athletes like Adrian Petersen, Donald Driver, Tiger Woods, Alex Rodriguez, Albert Pujols and Misty May-Treanor, as well as hundreds of other professional athletes, teams, trainers and coaches. Tony's career also includes being an NFL free agent and a football coach spanning over three decades. He holds a B.S. from Portland State University.
Sandy LaRoweChief Product OfficerWith 25 years of experience in the apparel industry spearheading product innovation, marketing and branding both domestically and internationally, our Chief Product Officer Sandy LaRowe is a passionate leader with a strong record of success. She leads the charge in navigating complex corporate matrix organizations, creating go-to-market calendar processes, devising strategic product plans and motivating talent. Her tenure includes leadership roles at Nike, Adidas, Wilson Sporting Goods and other renowned brands. She possesses MBAs from Thunderbird School and Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht and is fluent in German.
John PessarraDirector of Manufacturing & Strategic Sales AccountsAs Vice President of Manufacturing & Strategic Sales Accounts, John leads our day-to-day manufacturing processes and serves as the primary point-of-sale contact for large, strategic customers that partner with and integrate Zoombang into their products. His 30+ year background spans across banking, investments and diverse business sectors. Prior roles include leading investment strategies at Lakewood Capital and INVESCO. He holds a B.B.A. from Sam Houston State University.
Ray PilusoVice President of Tactical Business UnitAs VP of Tactical Business Unit, U.S. Army veteran Ray Piluso leads Zoombang’s government sales initiatives with specific responsibility in military, federal, state and local law enforcement. An expert in building productive teams, he successfully transforms concepts into achievable business strategies that drive revenue, streamline operations and increase corporate market share and profitability. Ray's three decades in the U.S. Army includes assignments in several countries. He earned a B.S. from the University of Southern Colorado.
William ThompsonSenior Vice President of Sports SalesFor more than 30 years, William “WillieT” Thompson has made waves in the sports world for his innovative sales and general management initiatives. As Senior Vice President of Sports Sales, he leads all athletic sales and representative development throughout the U.S. and Canada. His prior successes include a notable tenure at Ridell sports equipment. Willie is affiliated with AEMA and graduated from Fayetteville State University with a B.S.
Adam FishmanVice President of International Business Development – DefenseSupporting Zoombang’s rapid growth within the military and tactical sectors, Adam Fishman serves as Vice President of International Business Development – Defense. He spearheads tactical business initiatives and strategic partnerships worldwide. His expertise includes U.S.-Israel tech partnerships and leadership roles in Jewish nonprofit organizations. He began his career as an attorney in Chicago, completing his studies at Yeshiva University and Cardozo School of Law.
Thomas Alan McCormick, Jr.DirectorMark A. CarrDirectorKevin LabbanDirector
Amount Raised : $262,446
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