CANNAINVESTOR Magazine March / April 2017 - Page 32


Michael Acord – Director of Insurance Development

Mr. Acord comes to Novus with over 15 years experience in the strategic planning in insurance models, with specialty in areas of  property/casualty, life and annuity. Mr. Acord has a unique ability to position Novus with the leverage of high profit business lines and be an integral part of Novus’ efforts to expand nationwide.


He also has the ability to train and recruit agents to effectively market Novus insurance lines. A veteran of United States Air Force, he brings an organized aspect that made him highly productive with Farmers and Allstate.

Theodore Rozolis – Director of Marketing

Theodore Rozolis brings diverse experience from 30 years of executive management, marketing, sales, customer care, engineering and business development in the nonprofit association, telecom, Internet and wireless industries.  Ted develops marketing strategy, manages tactical marketing plans, and collaborates with client recruitment, partner engagement, product experts, and sales teams.  Ted created, launched, and managed the data services at TelePacific Communications in addition to leading vendor and partner relationships. For over a 10 year period, Ted cultivated a multi-faceted portfolio which included directing customer service, expanding corporate communications, performing field operations, growing partnerships with software vendors and metropolitan municipalities, managing sales and engineering teams, developing product and marketing plans, and handling public relations for Aiirmesh Communications, Velocita Corp., Level 3 Communications, E.Spire Communications, and the Internet division of MFS Communications during their critical start-up years.