VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – (May 23, 2017) – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:MRS) is pleased to announce the appointment of L.J. “Bud” Evans, Jr. (“Bud Evans”) as a member of the Company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Evans is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the SFI Financial Group, Inc., a boutique private equity firm that has led and participated in numerous investments in growth technology companies.
Mr. Evans is a Board Member of Pyng Medical Devices, Inc. (a trauma “saving lives in seconds” company), BioRaft (a lab safety company) and The Solution Design Group, Inc. (an airport/seaport/university capital management software company); and Virteras Materials, Inc, a “Green” recycling company. Mr. Evans was former Advisory Board Chairman of Pixel/Epsilon (homeland security and breakthrough ultrasound companies), Ex-RAD, Inc. (a radiation amelioration company), and a former Board Chairman of EOTech, Inc. (an optics sighting company) and Board Member of ART Inc. (an advanced nuclear materials company), among others.
Mr. Evans was Vice Chairman of the Board of Altarum (formerly the Environmental Research Institute of Michigan – the inventor of SAR radar and developer of numerous “black” technologies) and is Chairman of the Evans/Gilruth Foundation (a non-profit Foundation dedicated to use of aerospace technology to solve “down-to-earth” issues).
Mr. Evans was the Chairman of the White House Cabinet Council Working Committee on Technology Commercialization, a former Member of the National Research Council Applications Board, former Head of NASA Commercial Technology and former Senior Executive at the White House, NASA, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the ACTION Agency (Peace Corps and Vista). Mr. Evans holds a B.A. in Economics from Colby College and a J.D. from Cornell University.
“I have had the privilege of knowing Bud Evans for many years and have seen the categorical impact of his contributions to the companies he chooses to put his name behind,” stated Jeff Schwartz, President & CEO of Mission Ready. “We are exceptionally proud of the team we have assembled to advance Mission Ready to the next level and we believe that Bud Evans’ deep industry connections and business acumen will be invaluable to the Company at this exciting time and as we look ahead to the future. It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we welcome Mr. Evans to our Board of Directors.”
Investor Conference Call
The Company will hold an investor conference call (the “Investor Call”) on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 1:00PM EDT. The duration of the Investor Call is expected to be approximately 1-hour.
In addition to providing a corporate update, the Mission Ready management team will be hosting a Question & Answer (“Q&A”) period whereby they will respond to investor enquiries as time permits. To submit an enquiry or discussion point to be addressed during the Q&A period, send an email to InvestorCall@MissionReadyServices.com no later than 5:00PM EDT on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The Company will endeavor to respond to as many enquiries as possible within the allotted timeframe.
- Call Mission Ready toll-free at 877.479.7778
- Once the recording begins, enter 1000 on your keypad
- When prompted for your access code, enter 785061#
About Mission Ready Services Inc.
Mission Ready serves to save lives and enhance the performance of military personnel, first responders, and those who protect us by working to ensure they are equipped with the best possible personal protective equipment.
Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Mission Ready has three distinct, synergistic operating divisions:
- Innovations and Development of Personal Protective Equipment
- Manufacturing of Leading Military & Law Enforcement Personal Protective Equipment
- Cleaning, Decontamination & Repair of Personal Protective Equipment
Mission Ready’s management team offers over 100 years of combined industry experience and is composed of industry experts in developing products, contracting, and selling to the federal government, first responders and tactical markets through open market procurements, teaming arrangements, and a variety of federal contract tools.
For further information, visit MissionReady.ca and ProtectTheForce.com
Terry Nixon – Director, Corporate Communications
Mission Ready Services Inc.
(signed “Jeff Schwartz”)
President & CEO
This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “expect”, “intend”, “estimate”, “forecast”, “project”, “budget”, “schedule”, “may”, “will”, “could”, “might”, “should” or variations of such words or similar words or expressions. Forward-looking information is based on reasonable assumptions that have been made by Mission Ready Services Inc. as at the date of such information and is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Mission Ready Services Inc. to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information.
Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions management believes to be reasonable. Although Mission Ready Services Inc. has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Mission Ready Services Inc. does not undertake to update any forward-looking information that is included herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.