CHRISTOPHER D. COWART
BLUE MOON HEMP
Christopher D. Cowart is an entrepreneur who has a deep background in the hospitality and golf industry, in addition to real estate development, marketing and manufacturing. He parlayed his passion for golf, childhood experience in the restaurant / club business with a marketing degree from the Louisiana State University (LSU) system to embark on an early career in hotel and golf resort management. Properties he managed included Doral Resort, Sandestin, Amelia Island, English Turn, Hilton and more. For over 20 years, he brought a strong track record of proven results in improving revenue streams, guest satisfaction and employee retention.
Today, Chris is the founder visionary of Blue Moon Hemp and Swiss Relief, which are dedicated to bringing CBD (Cannabidiol), a derivative of Industrial Hemp with proven health benefits to the mass market. Over the course of three years, BMH, Inc. has grown to be one of the premier companies in the CBD space with distribution in over 3000 vape/ smoke shops.
The launch of the second brand, Swiss Relief in Q3 ’18 enables the ability to penetrate the broader wellness market ages 18-88, providing a sizeable opportunity for scaling. The company is dedicated to the vertical integration of manufacturing, sales and distribution.
Currently the combined operations employ 60+ employees and an annualized growth rate of over $10MM with a 500% growth rate Sales, Product Development and Emerging Markets are the focus now as we continue to expand and add new verticals. International expansion is into 17 countries, with BMH and SR poised to be the industry leader over the next decade.
Chris has two daughters, two granddaughters, continues to play golf, travel and volunteer for various charities, including the Boys & Girls Club and St. Jude Foundation.