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WIRE: Kush Bottles exec named Orange County CFO of the year

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Kush Bottles (, North America’s premier supplier of customizable child-resistant packaging solutions and accessories for the legal cannabis industry, announced that today Chris Martin, company CFO, has been nominated by the Orange County Business Journal as the “Orange County CFO of the Year.” The award is bestowed to an area financial professional for outstanding performance as corporate steward for the preceding fiscal year.


Martin, who joined the company in August 2014, has been instrumental in implementing fiscal accountability and compliance, and also leads the team that is completing the myriad of financial reporting requirements that accompany the transition from a privately-held to a publicly-traded company.

Kush Bottles, which has grown quickly to become one of the leading providers of packaging and accessories to the legal cannabis industry, and now employs a large staff within facilities in three states, needed a seasoned professional to handle the company’s financial matters. Martin, who is known for his cool composure, successfully led the team through a series of complex matters, including acquisitions, expansion, and SEC filings.

“I am thrilled that Chris has been nominated as Orange County CFO of the Year,” Nicholas Kovacevich, Co-Founder and CEO of Kush Bottles, Inc. commented. “Chris has been integral to our growth, and will continue to provide a steady hand and leadership as we move into the public markets. Our goal is to be the most transparent, compliant and fiscally responsible company in the cannabis industry.”

Martin, who previously served as Director of Accounting for Billabong, and worked for almost ten years at the Orange County based accounting firm, Haskell & White, said that it was an honor to be nominated.

“It is very gratifying to be nominated by my peers, and I hope to continue to earn their trust and respect,” he said. “I am thankful to be working with a superb team of professionals, within a company that has the framework, leadership and scalability to support significant growth.”

Kush Bottles was recently named by the Orange County Business Journal as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Orange County.  Kush Bottles was also included on the 2015 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America as the highest ranked company on the list within the cannabis industry.

For more information on Kush Bottles, call: (888)-920-5874, or visit the website at:

About Kush Bottles:

Kush Bottles is the leader in certified child-resistant and customized packaging solutions, selling bottles, containers, and cannabis-related products in all states that permit adult-use or medical marijuana, as well as in Canada. With over 50 million bottles sold, the company is respected for their premium quality, exceptional customer service, quick deliveries, and innovative solutions.






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