Mike Geise: Founder & President
Mike brings over 28 years of business management experience to Epic Vapes, including a BS in Electrical Engineering, MS in Marketing Management. Mike also holds certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt and supply chain certifications in the US, Canada and Europe (CPSM, SCMP, MCIPS). Mike became involved in the e-cigarette industry after realizing that the choices of e-liquid on the market were woefully inadequate. Knowing that Epic Vapes could develop a better product, he dedicated himself in the development of the Epic Vapes business model, including the master recipes and processes we use today. Mike has been leading the company from day one.
Nate Geise: Founder & Vice President
Nate is a key business founder and partner in the development and execution of the Epic Vapes business model. He brings more than 10 years of international sourcing and sales experience to the business and is responsible for the e-cigarette product, sales and marketing strategies. Nate has studied industrial product design at Wright State University and he has been recognized by design and marketing firms for his design models. Nate is an avid vapor technologist and has global reach and design influence with e-cigarette manufacturers. Nate has been active in the development and leadership of Epic Vapes from the initial business concept.
Tyler Geise: Managing Partner
Tyler is Epic Vapes General Business Manager, leading the e-Liquid mixing operations, e-cigarette product testing panel and the day to day business operations for the company. He also oversees the company's efforts to drive new flavor formulations and e-cigarette product testing. Tyler has studied Aeronautical Engineering at Purdue University and brings three years of small business management experience to Epic Vapes. Although Tyler remains to be a traditional non-smoker, he is a proud vaper and a true expert on e-cigarette vaping technology.
Michelle Geise: Microbiologist/Scientist
Michelle was instrumental in the research and development of the ISO Class 8 clean lab and equipment and flavoring formulations. She holds a Bachelor and a Master’s degree in Microbiology from Purdue University, including 20+ years of experience in both research and clinical lab settings. Michelle is responsible for the strict requirements in the use of sterile techniques and maintenance of the clean lab, including flavor formulations and quality control. She is a contributory member of the flavor and formulation certification panel which assures consistent flavor stability across all VG/PG spectrums.