Who We Are
Branded Entertainment Inc. looks to become a publicly traded company, formed by its attorney Andrea Cataneo, who is currently a partner at the law firm of Sheppard Mullin.
Branded Entertainment’s CEO is Jonathan Sanger.
Jonathan Sanger – Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Sanger is an Academy Award winning Producer who has produced such iconic films as “The Elephant Man,” “The Producers” and “Vanilla Sky.” He was the President of Tom Cruise’s company, Cruise/Wagner, for a decade during the launch of the Mission Impossible franchise.
Leslie Bocskor – Chief Operating Officer, Secretary, Board of Directors
Mr. Bocskor has been the President and Founder of Electrum Partners since January 2014. Electrum Partners is a global cannabis business advisory and services firm. In May 2016 he was appointed to the board of directors of GB Sciences, Inc. and has served as the vice chairman since April 2017. Mr. Bocskor combines two years of experience in the cannabis industry and a total of 20 years in senior management in the financial industry. Since June 2000, Mr. Bocskor has served as the President of Venture Catalyst LLC, a consulting company. From February 2011 through September 2012, Mr. Bocskor was employed in the investment banking division of Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. From May 2005 through June 2011, Mr. Bocskor was Managing Partner of Lenox Hill Partners, LLC an advisory firm that focused on corporate finance and business consulting. Currently, Mr. Bocskor serves as the Chairman of the Board of The Nevada Cannabis Industry Association, a trade association working to establish an exemplary legal Cannabis Industry in the State of Nevada. Mr. Bocskor is also Chairman of the Board for the Figment Project, an arts and cultural organization. Additionally, Mr. Bocksor serves on the boards of Social Life Network (OTC: WDLF) an Indoor Harvest Corp. (OTC: INQD).
Jack Bonsangue – Board of Directors
Mr. Bonsangue is the principal of consulting firm The Money Channel New York City with emphasis in media and marketing for publicly traded companies. His firm has been located directly across from the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street for the past 20 years. During this time he has worked directly with CEOs and Chairman of over 200 public companies.
Glenn Truitt Esq. – Board of Directors
Glenn H. Truitt, Esq. has been in private practice for 13 years and is the principal owner and managing partner of a multidisciplinary professional practice (law, finance & strategy) for legal cannabis and healthcare business owners, headquartered in Las Vegas, NV. He is licensed in California and Nevada and specializes in compliance and structured transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, financing, operations and brokerage.
Glenn is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he earned his BS in Mathematics, with honors, finishing 8th in his class of approximately 1,000 graduates. Glenn was the first Academy graduate in twenty years to win both of the Math Department’s class awards, including for highest standing and mathematical excellence – the latter awarded for his part in a published paper which achieved the proof a new linear algebraic axiom.
Glenn served for five years in the submarine community, including a six-patrol tour onboard the ballistic missile submarine, USS TENNESSEE SSBN 734(B), achieving the rank of Lieutenant, receiving a Navy Achievement Medal for his service as the Communications Officer during 9/11 (during which the TENNESSEE Blue Crew was on patrol), and qualifying in both Submarine Warfare (i.e. “Gold Dolphins”) and as a Naval Nuclear Engineer – widely considered to be the Navy’s most challenging technical qualification. He made the difficult decision to resign from the Navy to pursue a career in law, and matriculated at Stanford Law School where he graduated in 2005. Notably, during his time at Stanford, Glenn served as student body president for the law school during his second year, while also authoring a column in the Stanford Daily.
Glenn remains active in the local professional community, including membership in the American Bar Association, California and Nevada Bar Associations, and the Clark County Bar Association.
Gerald Commissiong – Director
Mr. Commissiong has served as the Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Amarantus since April of 201 until present day. On October 23, 2011, Mr. Commissiong was appointed to serve as Chief Executive Officer and President of Amarantus. He was the co-founder and President and Chief Executive Officer of Amarantus, which was formerly known as CNS Protein Therapeutics, Inc. He played a significant role in sourcing the seed funding for the Company in 2008, assisted in developing a strategic corporate development pathway that involved the recruitment of relevant expertise, identification of appropriate development strategy, liaising with expertise to define development pathway, creation of a technological mitigation strategy and the identification of appropriate funding partners with a strategic interest the technology of Amarantus.
Prior to co-founding Amarantus, Mr. Commissiong played professional football for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. Mr. Commissiong holds a B.S. degree in Management Science and Engineering with a focus on Financial Decisions from Stanford University. Mr. Commissiong is qualified to serve as Director because of his history with the Company and his management and leadership qualities. In addition, Mr. Commissiong skills and knowledge of the financial markets makes him invaluable to the Company.
Andrea Cataneo – General Counsel
Andrea Cataneo is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group for the New York office of the law firm of Sheppard Mullin.
Ms. Cataneo focuses on structuring secured and unsecured private equity financing transactions for microcap companies, and taking companies public. Additionally, through her extensive relationships in the investment banking community, Ms. Cataneo offers her clients targeted sources of capital. Her practice covers domestic and international transactions and she has been active in Argentina, Canada, China, India, Israel, Kenya and Russia.
Prior to joining the firm of Sheppard Mullin, Ms. Cataneo ran a private practice concentrating in the areas of Securities Law, Corporate Finance, General Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Entertainment Law. Previously, she served as General Counsel to Power Station Entertainment, Inc. and the highly acclaimed Power Station Recording Studio.