Everything Blockchain, Inc. Expands Board of Directors with Appointment
Fleming Island, Fla., September 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Everything Blockchain, Inc., (OTCMKTS: OBTX), an advanced platform architect, development and services company, and software foundry, specializing in blockchain technologies and decentralized processing, today announced that it has expanded its board of directors to five directors pending fulfillment of its requirements for a rising listing on NASDAQ or the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) .
The Company filled the new positions by unanimous approval of the Board of Directors and the majority of its shareholders. Richard C. Schaeffer, Jr. and Thomas G Amon have accepted positions on the board of directors.
Mr. Schaeffer is a former senior executive of the National Security Agency (NSA), with nearly 50 years in the field of information security, cybersecurity and intelligence. Since his retirement in 2010, Mr. Schaeffer has continued to pursue his passion for enhancing the security of the interests of the United States and cybersecurity partners. He launched a private consulting firm, Riverbank Associates, LLC, located in Severna Park, Maryland, bringing visionary leadership, management and technical experience to his client’s challenges. Its customer base includes a full range of private sector companies, from small start-ups to mid-size companies, large systems integrators and commercial enterprises. He sits on the advisory boards of a number of businesses and organizations in government, the private sector and not-for-profit. He is also an outside director on the boards of three companies dealing with foreign investment and controlling elements of foreign companies providing products and services to classified US government clients. He remains a strong advocate in the field of e-education and training, believing that the nation’s future in the complex world of cyberspace depends on a corps of professionals well-equipped to cope with an evolving technological and threat environment. rapid evolution. Throughout his career, Mr. Schaeffer has been recognized for his vision, leadership and commitment to excellence. He is known for his strategic thinking, his ability to build cohesive teams, his political acumen, his technical skills, his vast network of cybersecurity and intelligence professionals, and his ability to communicate complex topics to any audience.
Mr. Amon is a licensed lawyer in New York State. Mr. Amon graduated from Harvard and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. He is a corporate and mergers and acquisitions specialist with over 40 years of experience representing small and medium-sized businesses and investment funds. Mr. Amon is currently legal counsel to an energy company based in New York and Houston, Texas. He is Acting General Counsel and Founder of Military Talent Group, Inc., providing recruitment and retention services to Veterans, Fortune 500 companies, and state and local governments. He is also a member of the board of directors of the New York City Tech Foundation.
The other two board members complement the five-member board, which consists of three independent board members who will also include the audit committee and the compensation committee going forward for a NASDAQ or NYSE listing. .
Michael Hawkins, Chairman of the Board of Everything Blockchain, said: âWe have built a very powerful and influential management team of industry pioneers and trendsetters. We continue to advance our depth and leadership with outstanding and influential global cybersecurity pioneers through zero trust and blockchain. “
Richard Schaeffer added, âEverything Blockchain will be a household name that exemplifies TRUST and data protection. By attending the company’s two-day leadership team meeting in Jacksonville last weekend, it became very clear that the Everything Blockchain team is the visionary of our future and that their brilliantly developed solutions are a masterpiece in cyber protection. I look forward to working with and helping guide the success of this team. Everything Blockchain is Blockchain for everything.
Thomas Amon continued, âThe implications of the Everything Blockchain platform and software solutions will have an immediate and direct impact on the oil and gas industry, net zero by 2050, and the quality of life for all. I am delighted to be part of this team and to share its vision and mission. “