Rocky Mountain High Brands Appoints Former Deloitte Audit Partner as Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS, Aug. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rocky Mountain High Brands, Inc. (OTC PINK:RMHB) announced today that the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Jens Mielke to fill the position of Chief Financial Officer as of August 22, 2016.

Jens has over 26 years of experience in accounting and finance leadership positions.  Prior to joining Rocky Mountain High Brands, Jens was National Partner, Technical Accounting for Aventine Hill Partners, a Texas-based professional services firm.  He founded and led that firm’s Technical Accounting Group where he provided technical accounting and finance services to public and private clients.  Immediately prior to Aventine Hill, Jens was Chief Financial Officer for a high-growth, publicly-traded retailer.  Jens spent the majority of his career at Deloitte where he was Audit Partner in the firm’s Dallas office.  He also previously served as senior financial analyst at PepsiCo’s corporate headquarters.  His experience includes working with public and private companies in strategic management, accounting, SEC reporting, investor relations, initial and secondary public offerings, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, process improvement, systems implementations and Sarbanes Oaxley compliance.

Jens received his Master and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from Southern Methodist University.  He has been a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas since 1991.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Chapter of Financial Executives International.

Michael Welch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rocky Mountain High Brands, said, “We are very fortunate to have Jens join our Rocky Mountain High team.  His experience with public companies, SEC reporting, public offerings and technical accounting issues will be a huge help to us as we continue to grow our company and expand our portfolio.  Jens and I have had the pleasure of working together at both Deloitte and Aventine Hill Partners and I am very pleased for him to join us at Rocky Mountain High, particularly as we enter the world of being a fully reporting SEC company.”

About Rocky Mountain High Brands:

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH BRANDS, INC., is a consumer goods company specializing in brand development of health conscious, hemp-infused food and beverage products. The Company currently markets a lineup of four naturally flavored hemp-infused beverages (Citrus Energy, Black Tea, Mango Energy and Lemonade) and a low calorie Coconut Lime Energy drink. Rocky Mountain High Brands also offers hemp-infused 2oz. Mango Energy Shots and Mixed Berry Energy Shots, as well as a new Relaxation Brownie.

For interested investors, our stock symbol is RMHB.

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