PERSONAL BIOGRAPHY FOR BREATHE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, MR. JOSHUA KIMMEL (AGE 40)
CEO & Founder
January 2012 – Present (Knoxville, Tennessee)
Josh Kimmel ("Mr. Kimmel") is an Entrepreneur, Inventor, and investor with over 20 years’ experience in the Hospitality-Restaurant business as an Executive level manager. Founder of Breathe LLC, Mr. Kimmel continues to inspire, innovate and expand Breathe’s vision. Mr. Kimmel encourages diversified philanthropy that truly can make a difference in our world. Mr. Kimmel's goal is to provide social responsibility to a product in an industry that needs to be embraced for doing it the right way. Breathe Smart Cigarettes are an innovative entry into the e-cig marketplace possessing unique functionality and consumer safety considerations not found in other market entries. At the very core of Breathe, we are innovators. We are steadfast in our conviction to provide the highest quality electronic cigarette products and e-cig experience to the market. Quality control is a top priority. All Breathe consumables are crafted in the USA and not mass produced in a foreign factory where quality control can be an issue. With our proprietary, patent pending technology and home grown-hand crafted flavors, we aim to differentiate ourselves and create a recognized Brand specializing in organic & naturally flavored e-Cigarettes.
Board Of Directors
August 2011 – Present (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)
EMPS Total Energy Company "Renewable" (an Oak Ridge Nat’l Labs portfolio company-ORNL) Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
September 2013 - Present
Electronic Magnetic Power Solutions implements disruptive technology licensed from Virginia Tech for the express purpose of alternative energy use in the consumer space. These designs approach the theoretical limits of efficiency and will advance nearly any application utilizing renewable energies. They have already been licensed into the automotive and military markets. For more information, please visit totalenergycompany.com or smartgreenpower.org (501C3 Status) wholly-owned subsidiary of EMPS. Oak Ridge National Laboratory managed for The United States Department of Energy ("DOE").
The Addison Restaurant Group, PK Restaurant Group, Max's Grille, Nick and Max's.
November 1999 – March 2009 (Boca Raton, Florida)
During the 10 year period of working in the executive office under Mr. Harold Katz, Mr. Kimmel had the opportunity to be involved on multiple transactions, including; the creation and launch of various restaurant concept & openings, operational management, revenue analysis, marketing strategies, research and development of new concepts. He created, opened, and designed other concepts while managing existing properties and teams. Mr. Kimmel was responsible for directing, managing and supervising all aspects of launch, event planning, design, construction, marketing, staffing and openings.