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Leading the charge to disrupt and reinvent the global beverage industry with a science based approach and Quality First mission.

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Takeover Industries, home of NXT LVL brand, develops and markets innovative beverage products. This includes the beverage industries only Gamer Shots. We're sports-minded and dedicated to the successes of our company, partners, and distributors.


Team members have launched major brands with top distributors including Arizona Iced Tea and Ignite International. Our sales force has established strong long-term relationships in all facets of the beverage industry.


Retailers recognized Takeover's innovations by awarding us back-to-back 'Retailers Choice awards. Living up to its name, “Winner’s Juice,” T-Pain’s NXT LVL Gamer Shot sailed past rivals like Monster Beverage Co. to win the 2022 Award in the competitive Energy drink category. In 2021, Takeover won the CSP Daily News Award in the bottled beverage category against Coca-Cola’s SmartWater+.


We have partnerships with T-Pain, Nappy Boy Entertainment, and Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao.

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Jason Tucker

President, Director

Jason Tucker serves as President of Takeover Industries, while also holding a seat on the Board of Directors, and is responsible for overseeing operations, business affairs, and overall corporate strategy. He spearheaded Takeover’s growth initiatives to refine the NXT LVL product portfolio and bolster national marketing efforts, helping create one of the beverage industry’s buzziest new brands. Jason’s dealmaking acumen played a key role in securing high-profile endorsement agreements with boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and Grammy-winning rapper T-Pain that captured national media attention from CNBC, Fox News, and CBS Sports. He also helmed Takeover’s 2021 corporate restructuring, investment deals, and online/retail distribution pacts. Jason has over 15 years of experience as a consultant and entrepreneur who founded Battleship Stance, a leading intellectual property management and legal services firm.     


Joe Pavlik

Chief Science Officer, Director

Joe Pavlik is Takeover Industries' Chief Science Officer, Co-Founder, and serves on the Board of Directors. He has become one of the nation's top thought leaders in the world of exercise, fitness and performance nutrition. With over 25 years of professional experience as a formulator in the nutraceutical, dietary supplement and performance nutrition field, Joe is recognized and respected by his colleagues as one of the industry's foremost authorities on natural health and anti-aging therapies. He's formulated hundreds of products and programs for everyone from world-class athletes, Olympic Gold Medalists and stars like Sylvester Stallone.

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James Deppoleto


James Deppoleto embodies an entrepreneurial mind and spirit. James is the founder and President of Quintec Integration, Inc., a material handling integration company headquartered out of Waukesha, WI which he began in November 1999.  Through determination and a passion for his craft, James grew Quintec Integration from $0 to $70M+ by 2022. He now employs a team of 25+ employees and has built a reputable name within the conveyor integration industry and community.  Quintec Integration’s recent accolades include the 2018 & 2021 Wisconsin Governor’s Award for Outstanding Small Business, as well as making the list of top 10 Largest Milwaukee-Based Minority-owned businesses in 2021.  In 2011, James opened several Snap Fitness centers in SE Wisconsin and owned them through 2018 until he built his own 2300 sq. ft. workout facility at Quintec 20,000 sq. ft. Integration HQ. Additionally, James founded and runs Deppoleto Properties, Inc. where he manages a variety of real estate investments. James is a man who values relationships, creating genuine bonds with family and friends, good health, and helping everyone be the best version of themselves. 


Michael Tzanetatos

Chief Operating Officer

Mike Tzanetatos is Chief Operating Officer of Takeover Industries with responsibility for overseeing the company’s operating units and business plans. Mike joined Takeover in 2020 as Vice President of Sales, and played a key role in coordinating NXT LVL’s national retail and online rollout. He has over 20 years of sales and operational experience in the sports nutrition industry. Prior to his role at Takeover, Mike held senior leadership positions at Bang Energy parent company VPX, IGNITE International, and BPI Sports. He has a proven track record of performance, growing new and existing brands, and exceeding sales expectations.  


Michael Costello

Chief Sales Officer 

Michael Costello, a 20-year veteran in the beverage and consumer goods industries, is Takeover’s National Account Director. He has established deep relationships with national retailers and considered one of the industry’s most respected sales leaders. Prior to joining Takeover, Michael’s role as vice president of beverage for Sucker Punch Gourmet generated revenue of more than $10 million in less than two years — propelling the company’s signature Bloody Mary Mix into one of the nation’s top five ranking brands. At IGNITE International, Michael’s stewardship as a national account manager successfully launched multiple products into national big-box retail chains. His sales teams have won numerous awards, including National Product of the Year and Best New Product from CSP Magazine’s annual Retailer Choice Awards.   

Kerby Fortner

Director of Esports & Social Media

Kerby Fortner is Takeover’s director of social media for sports and gaming, where he’s already elevated the NXT LVL brand by forging a strong online partnership with champion boxer Manny Pacquiao and rapper-turned-gamer T-Pain. Fortner has been a pioneer in social media, as a teenager running YouTube channels that boasted 250,000 subscribers that catered to e-sports. That’s what caught the attention of BPI Sports, a global powerhouse of sports nutrition and supplements. They hired Fortner as their social media/gaming director, and he then built an online following that surpassed 500,000 followers. Fortner is now building the same legacy for NXT LVL.


Investing: How You Can Make a Difference with Takeover Industries Inc.

Takeover Industries, Inc. is a subsidiary of OTC: LTNC. The management team of Takeover Industries, Inc. has taken certain actions over the past year to continue the Company’s focus on becoming a global force in the beverage industry. We’ve built a foundation that management believes will deliver rapid growth and high value for our shareholders. We’ve forged important strategic alliances to help ensure these goals become results.


As we march forward together, Takeover Industries Inc. is emerging as a global force for innovation and progress.  We invite you to contact us to discuss how you can play a role by partnering with us to make our ambitious goals become reality.



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