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Global commercialization of propriatary technology applied to products as a non-tobacco alternative for the $4.8 billion moist snuff market.

Company Summary

The "Driving Force" for TOBALT is development of innovative technology, IP and product applications. The research has resulted in development of the first alternative product to compete in the $4.8 billion U.S. moist snuff tobacco market. Positioned to adult consumers as offering "full satisfaction with no tobacco". The product provides the nicotine users demand without the carcinogens found in tobacco. Sold to consumers by Intl. brokers.


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    David D Smith
    President - CEO

    David Smith – President & CEO

    Principal of PreSearch Insights LLC, an Indiana LLC, working with the technology consultant and investor in formulating a business strategy and operational plan for commercializing a tobacco alternative product for TOBALT, LLC.
    - Identified quality U.S.A support resources for TOBALT
    - Negotiated a worldwide distribution agreement
    - VP New Ventures for DOWBRANDS, the consumer products division of DOW Chemical.

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    Robert S. Luzenberg
    VP New Product Development

    Developed technology and unique product applications for tobacco alternative an cessation products
    Directed patent attorneys in the filing of several patents for technologies and product applications
    Established a review process with Dr. Edward Partridge, Dir. of the Comprehensive Center at UAB
    Collaborated with branding company in the development of TOBALT packaging
    Previouslynominated by INC Magazine for “Entrepreneur of the Year” award

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    Arthur G. Hansen
    CFO - Consultant

    • VP Sales & Marketing: EHOB, Inc. (privately held medical products company)
    • Reversed declining sales volumes, provided leadership to a weakened organization, and accelerated sales and earnings growth
    • The Dow Chemical Company (the DowBrands, Inc. subsidiary, and successor divisions of Morton International) Financial Analyst to Controller to VP Finance, Business Planning, & Treasurer:
    o Consolidated operations to free up capital and cut ad

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    Richard Farkas
    Director of Communications - Consultant

    • Sole proprietor business development consultant
    • Chief operating officer and executive vice president of two financial services companies
    • Past president of a community entrepreneur organization
    • News Media Interviewing
    o Years of experience being interviewed by local, national and international print, radio and television media including all U.S. national television networks; major U.S newspapers including Los Angeles Times, New York Ti


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    James Childs - Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Birmingham, AL
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    Andrew Wunderlin - Wunderlin & Corcoran, CPA , Tampa, FL

Previous Investors

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    Charlie Grizzaffe, Tampa, FL