Chief Executive Officer, Interim Chief Financial Officer and Chairman;
Mr. Schessel is SCWorx's founder and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He founded SCWorx's predecessor (Primrose LLC) in 2012 and has been Chairman and CEO of SCWorx since then. Commencing his work in Supply Chain during his ten years in the Marine Corps, Marc was awarded the Naval Achievement medal along with the Naval Commendation medal for services rendered in creating the first automated supply and logistics software (M triple S) which was ultimately put in service at leading corporations such as Sears and IBM. Since leaving the Marine Corps, Marc has continued his work in refining programmatic solutions for the most complex and critical supply chains in the country, the healthcare industry. Working in all facets of the Healthcare Supply Chain, Marc spent over ten years as a Vice President of Supply Chain for a large NYC based Integrated Delivery Network before forming his own consultancy, focused on delivering automated solutions to Providers, B2B e-commerce companies (GHX), tier one consulting firms, GPO's, distributors, payors and manufacturers. Marc also served as a consultant to the UN, developing an automated Emergency Medical Response program that, based on the event, forecasts the items, quantities and logistical delivery networks crucial for responders, allowing countries by region to better plan, stock and store critical supplies.
From 2004 through 2014, Mr. Christie was the President and CEO of The 3E Company, the leading Global Environmental Compliance Company in the world. With over 7,000 customers, 3E helped companies, throughout the world, manage the ever changing environmental regulations that effected their products and services. 3E utilizes a SaaS based software and complex regulatory database to service its customers.
Since 2015, Mr. Christie has been consulting for various Private Equity firms throughout North America assisting them in acquiring companies in the Governance, Risk and Compliance space (GRC) as well as the Supply Chain marketplace. In addition, he has since 2010 served as a Trustee at Rider University. He also serves on the Facility, Business Development and Executive Committees at Rider. Since 2008, Mr. Christie has served as a Director at Alternative Technology, a supplier of distribution systems and technology. Since 2016, he has served on the Board of Directors of Enterknol LLC. Enterknol is a SaaS based compliance solution within the Energy Sector helping various energy companies buy and sell energy competitively. Mr. Christie also served as a Board of Director at Ithos LLC from 2016 through July, 2018. Ithos is a the leading regulatory and Supply Chain compliance solution within the Global Cosmetic space providing a complex SaaS based software coupled with regulatory data. While serving as a Board of Director at Ithos, he also served as their Director of Development as the same time.
Francis Knuettel II
Mr. Knuettel is the Chief Strategy Officer of MJardin Group, Inc., a global Canadian based cannabis management platform with extensive experience in cultivation, processing, distribution and retail (MJAR). He started at MJardin as CFO, where he managed the public listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange and helped orchestrate the merger leading to his current position. Prior to joining MJardin, he held numerous CFO positions at public companies, including Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS), a hydrometallurgical lead recycling operation, and Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA), a patent licensing and enforcement business. Prior to joining Marathon, Mr. Knuettel served as the Chief Financial Officer of IP Commerce, Inc., a cloud-based operator of an electronic payment platform. Additionally, Mr. Knuettel has held numerous board positions, at both public companies and non-profit institutions. Mr. Knuettel received his BA with honors in Economics from Tufts University and holds an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Miller joined the AMMA board on October 24, 2018. He has been a member of the board of directors of Intercloud Systems, Inc., a publicly traded IT infrastructure services company, since November 2012. In addition, he has, since June 2017, acted as an independent business consultant. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Tekmark Global Solutions, LLC, a provider of information technology, communications and consulting services, from September 1997 until June 2017. Since May 2017, he has been a director of Notis Global, Inc., a diversified holding company, in the industrial hemp industry, that manufactures, markets and sells hemp derivative products such as cannabidiol ("CBD") distillate and isolate. Mr. Miller graduated from Rider University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and an MBA. He is a Certified Public Accountant and boasts more than three decades of experience.
Ira Ritter has extensive experience creating, building and managing diverse business enterprises. In 2004, Mr. Ritter co-founded Ritter Pharmaceuticals, of which he has since been Chief Strategic Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. The company went public on the Nasdaq in 2015. He served on the Board of Vitavis Laboratories Inc., a biotechnology firm, from 2014 until it was sold in 2017. In addition, he has provided corporate management, strategic planning and financial consulting for a wide range of market segments. In the health and beauty sector, Mr. Ritter was President and Vice-Chairman of Quality King Inc, distributor for health care products with $5 billion in annual revenues (ranked the 18th largest privately held company, Forbes Top 100 List). Simultaneously, he worked as President and Chairman of Rockwood, a business he developed that produced private label HBA products for major national retailers including GNC and K-Mart. In the entertainment sector he served as Chairman of ON-TV, a division of Oak Industries (NYSE Company), where he managed the television division initiating exclusive broadcasts of Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York professional baseball, basketball, and hockey games. During 1980-1985, he produced the first televised home shopping program and directed development of the largest "pay-per-view" channel system for its time. In the finance field, Mr. Ritter served on the board of directors for the Martin Lawrence Art Galleries (NYSE Company). During his 20 years as a publisher, he produced best-selling monthly national consumer magazines and books. He has a long history of public service that includes appointments by three Governors to several State of California Commissions, including eight years served as Commissioner on the California Prison Industry Authority. In 1981, Mr. Ritter was honored with the City of Hope's Man of the Year award. He serves on the Advisory Board of Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business, Department of Social Entrepreneurship. And, he has been a guest lecturer at USC Marshall Business School.
Steven Wallitt has worked as owner and director of a packaging materials company since 1981. He is responsible for decision making in all areas of the company, including sourcing the best and most efficient methods for achieving maximum profitability and the highest quality standards. He has extensive knowledge in evaluating sales and marketing proposals. Beginning in 2008, he has been an investor in both private and public companies, as well as early-stage public companies with personal investments of $50,000 to more than $3 million. He has consulted for many of these companies in areas ranging from public market strategies, growth strategies, evaluating contract proposals, cost control and evaluating employee responsibilities in order to achieve maximum efficiencies. Since 2014, Mr. Wallitt has been an advisory board member to Redtower Capital, a California-based investment firm where he advises on all aspects of client identification, sales and marketing strategies and profit maximization. Since 2017, he has been a significant investor in Alliance MMA and SCWorx. Mr. Wallitt holds a BA degree in communications from Rider College, Lawrenceville, N.J.