ZDPY Zoned Properties
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO
SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 1, 2021
|Zoned Properties, Inc.|
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)|
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14269 N. 87th Street, #205
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (877) 360-8839
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 1, 2021, the Board of Directors of Zoned Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Berekk Blackwell to serve as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Since September 2020, Mr. Blackwell, age 31, has served as the Company’s Director of Business Development. From December 2018 until June 2021, Mr. Blackwell also served as President of Daily Jam Holdings LLC. From January 2016 to December 2018, he served as Vice President of Due North Holdings LLC. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Blackwell developed domestic and international markets for Kahala Brands, a global franchise organization with more than 3,000 retail locations in over a dozen countries. He also led emerging brand and portfolio operations for several private equity groups investing in the restaurant franchise space. Mr. Blackwell earned his B.A. in Finance from Fort Lewis College. Mr. Blackwell and his spouse filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona on November 13, 2020.
Initially, the Company will pay Mr. Blackwell an annual base salary of $120,000 for his services as Chief Operating Officer.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On July 1, 2021, the Company issued a press release regarding Mr. Blackwell’s appointment as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer
The information included in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. The information set forth under this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release issued by the registrant on July 1, 2021.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ZONED PROPERTIES, INC.|
|Dated: July 1, 2021||/s/ Bryan McLaren|
|Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer|