Can an ex-felon serve as a Board of Director or CEO of a publicly traded company?

I'm researching a newly formed company called Medical Marijana, Inc. (MJNA.PK) whose founder, Bruce Perlowin, owner of http://www.bruceperlowin.com/, is a convicted felon who served 15 years for running a drug ring and has gone legal now. Bruce is leaving the company for whatever reasons, but i wanted to know... show more I'm researching a newly formed company called Medical Marijana, Inc. (MJNA.PK) whose founder, Bruce Perlowin, owner of http://www.bruceperlowin.com/, is a convicted felon who served 15 years for running a drug ring and has gone legal now. Bruce is leaving the company for whatever reasons, but i wanted to know to what level of management can an ex-felon have in a publically traded corporation...
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