The Crypto Company, one of the first publicly traded technology companies in the blockchain and digital currency industry, appointed Holly Ruxin, CEO of Montcalm TCR, a San Francisco-based wealth management and capital markets trading firm, and Jeffrey Berman, managing director at Katalyst Securities LLC, a New York-based brokerage firm specializing in raising funds for private equity in emerging growth companies, to its board of directors. Ms. Ruxin and Mr. Berman join The Crypto Company’s CEO Michael Poutre, president James Gilbert, and Sen. Tony Strickland in filling out The Crypto Company’s board of directors.
“We are proud to announce Ms. Ruxin and Mr. Berman’s seats on The Crypto Company board of directors, and know that they will help provide the governance and guidance our shareholders deserve as we continue to grow,” Mr. Poutre said. “An independent board is vital in establishing accountability and transparency at every level of our operations.Their experience and vision will be invaluable to The Crypto Company, and we will be convening a board meeting in short order to establish audit and compensation committees.”
Ms. Ruxin began her investment career at Goldman Sachs in the fixed income derivatives arena, and she has managed client assets and led private client teams at Morgan Stanley, Montgomery Securities and Bank of America for over twenty years. She is also the founder of Trevor TCR, a non-profit organization designed to invest in what matters and achieve transformation through giving. She received a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Berman started his career at Merrill Lynch and over the past 25 years has headed the investment banking departments at several boutique investment banks. He has worked with corporate management teams during his career, helping them meet their capital requirements and business development needs. Working with a broad range of businesses, from pre-revenue to successful multimillion dollar operating entities, Mr. Berman has raised over one billion dollars for companies across the globe. He received his Master of Business Administration from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree from The American University.
In addition to the board appointments, The Crypto Company filed its latest Form 8-K, which can be seen here.