COLT MELBY, CEO
Mr. Melby (58) was appointed Chairman and CEO of the company after the ORHub Asset Purchase. He was an initial Member of ORHub, LLC in November 2015 and served as its CEO. He has had a 30+ year career as a senior level executive in both public and private companies. Mr. Melby is an active entrepreneur and investor, taking officer positions when needed. His focus is on high-growth companies, recently in digital health and regenerative medicine.
Since December 2015, Mr. Melby has been an independent Director on the Board of News Beat Social (NBS), a company that is in the process of a Reg A plus IPO. Prior to ORHub and the Company, between 2008 and 2014, Mr. Melby served as Chairman of the Board at CUI Global, Inc. a publicly traded holding company that develops and commercializes Innovative Industrial and Power Technologies (Nasdaq:CUI). Between 2012 and 2014, Mr. Melby also served as Vice Chairman of the Board at Quest Resource Holding Corp (Nasdaq:QRHC) and was the CEO of Earth911 (the predecessor company to QRHC). Previously, Mr. Melby financed the acquisition of Smith & Wesson by a public company. He subsequently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of publicly held Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC) from September 2002 to December 2003 and served on the Board of SWHC between 2001-2008. Mr. Melby has also served in a number of positions within the aerospace industry, most recently with Metal Form, Inc., a privately held aerospace manufacturing company, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to September of 1999.