COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bourbon Brothers Holding Corporation (OTCQB:RIBS) today announced the addition of two new members to the Board of Directors. Mr. Robert Cohen and Mr. Brent Wood began serving as Directors on the Company's Board effective September 15, 2014.
Robert Cohen, age 52, is currently the Chairman and CEO of IMA Financial Group, Inc., a diversified financial services company specializing in retail insurance brokerage, wholesale insurance brokerage, and discretionary money management. IMA is consistently ranked amongst the top 20 independently owned brokers in the United States. Mr. Cohen has been with IMA Financial Group, Inc. since 1986, a member of their Board of Directors since 1994, and served in his current role for the last 15 years. Mr. Cohen also serves as a Co-Founder and Partner of Iron Gate Capital, LLC, a private equity firm created by proven operating executives to invest their capital in compelling growth opportunities. Some of their most successful portfolio companies in the restaurant and hospitality industries include Smashburger, a fast-casual restaurant concept, and CPX Lone Tree Hotel, LLLP, the operator of Hampton Inn and Suites in south Denver, CO, as well as numerous successful real estate investments nationwide. In addition, Mr. Cohen currently serves on the Boards of Atlas Advertising, Dovetail Solutions and Commerce Bank. He also currently serves on a number of community-focused Boards, including Boy Scouts of America Denver Area Council, Colorado Succeeds, the Denver Sports Advisory Board, the Downtown Denver Partnership, the Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation, the Metropolitan State University – Denver Board of Trustees (Past Chair), the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation, and Visit Denver. Mr. Cohen achievements extend even further having been recognized with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce's "Chamber Champion" award (1994), the Leadership Denver Alumni Association's "Outstanding Alumnus" award (1996), inclusion in Colorado Business Magazine's "Colorado's Emerging Leaders" (1997) and The Denver Business Journal's "Forty Under Forty" (1999), the National Association for Community Leadership's Distinguished Leadership Award (1997), the 9News "Leader of the Year" award (1999), the National Philanthropy Day in Colorado "Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser" award (2002), the Colorado Father's Day Council's Father of the Year award (2007), the Goodwill Community Leader Award (2010), and The Denver Business Journal's Partners in Philanthropy "Corporate Citizen of the Year" award (2011). Mr. Cohen graduated from University of Texas at Austin where he received a Bachelor degree in Risk Management and Finance.
Brent Wood, age 46, currently serves as the General Manager and Operating Partner of Larry H. Miller Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 104th, an automotive dealership and service center in Thornton, CO. Mr. Wood is an active member of Denver community, where he is currently a Partner of Rocky Mountain USSSA (United States Specialty Sports Association), a sports marketing/management company, and a Partner of XL'N Bingo LLC. He also established Brent Wood, Inc., an investment company, where he has served as Director since 2008. Until March 2014, Mr. Wood served as the Co-Owner/Partner of Car Source Multimedia Advertising Group LLC, a company specializing in publications, web services, mobile media, and social media. Mr. Wood graduated from Baylor University where he received Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in Marketing and Management in 1991.
Chairman of Bourbon Brothers Holding Corporation JW Roth stated, "It is exciting for our company to have such seasoned and talented professionals to serve on our Board, in addition to having them as investors in our company. These additions to the Board mark important steps taken in furthering our ability to achieve our growth goals and long-term success as a premier restaurant development firm in the state of Colorado and nationwide."
More information about Bourbon Brothers Holding Corporation can be found on the company's website, www.BourbonBrothers.com.
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