Rocky Brands reshuffles board

Rocky Brands reshuffles board

Rocky Brands announced on Friday that Dwight Smith has been appointed to the board of directors, effective January 1, 2023.

Rocky Brands

​Smith has served as the president and CEO of Sophisticated Systems, Inc. since July 1990, which he founded to provide businesses with a comprehensive set of information technology solutions ranging from technology deployments and assessments to fully outsourced managed services in areas including cloud computing and cyber security. Prior to founding Sophisticated Systems, he Smith served in a variety of roles with Software Alternatives, Inc., Cullinet Software, Inc., and IBM.

“We are very excited to welcome Dwight to our board of directors. His executive leadership as the founder and CEO of a successful high-growth business, experience serving on the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, along with other public and privately held companies, and expertise in the technology sector will be incredibly beneficial to our board,” said​Jason Brooks

“His addition will strongly complement our existing board members and we believe his vision will be an asset to our company and our shareholders.”

Coinciding with the appointment of Smith, Rocky Brands announced that Glenn Corlett and James L. Stewart are electing to retire from the board, effective December 31.

Rocky also elected to decrease the size of the board from eleven to ten directors, effective January 1, in connection with the resignations and retirements of Corlett and Stewart.

R​ocky Brands, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of footwear and apparel marketed under a portfolio including Rocky, Georgia Boot, Durango, Lehigh, The Original Muck Boot Company, XtraTuf, Servus and Ranger.

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