Team

James Christian

Chief Executive Officer

The Company’s CEO brings 33 years of business experience, including senior level executive roles with responsibilities in business development, sales, marketing, finance, change management, and P&L responsibility...read full bio

Perry Stanfield

Security Director

The Company’s Security Director is the current Vice President and Co-Owner of a Maryland licensed and insured security provider with operations dating back to 2011. He has previously served in the following law...read full bio

Steven Bennett, Ph.D.,

Managing Scientific Director

The Company’s Managing Scientific Director (“MSD”) is a molecular biologist with a background in transdermal drug delivery. In his capacity as MSD, he regularly sources and develops new products, ensuring their...read full bio

Alex Cahoj

Chief Operating Officer

The Company’s COO founded the PA of one of the Company’s investors in 2009 with a commitment to creating pure cannabis extracts using CO2. Since then, he has overseen thousands of extractions...read full bio

Francesca DeMauro

Vice President of Marketing and Branding

The Company’s VP of Marketing and Branding comes from a multi-ethnic heritage family – mother is Filipino, father is half-Italian and half-Japanese – with deep ties Baltimore, Maryland...read full bio

Matthew Harrison

Vice President of Grow Production

The Company’s VP of Grow Production is an experienced cannabis cultivator with six years of operations and facility management expertise. He is responsible for scaling one of Colorado’s most successful medical...read full bio

Preston Higgs

Compliance Director

The Company’s Compliance Director is an experienced medical manager with practical expertise in emergency medicine and intensive care wards. He is knowledgeable in the development and implementation of...read full bio

Andrew Pengelly, Ph.D., RH (AHG), FNAA,

Horticulturist

The Company’s Horticulturist has completed professional training programs in botanical medicine, naturopathy, and homeopathy in 1983 at the Southern Cross Herbal School in Australia and obtained his doctorate in...read full bio

Domenic Suppa

Laboratory Operations Director (“Lab Director”)

The Company’s Lab Director, prior to the industry worked as a longtime operations and sales executive for fortune 500 companies with operations in the northeast. He started working in the industry late 2013...read full bio

Bryson Rast

Vice President of Laboratory Operations (“Laboratory VP”)

The Company’s Laboratory VP is an experienced lab chemist with expertise in small molecule organic chemistry, botanical extracts and analytical development services. He currently oversees supercritical...read full bio

David Baerwald

Grow Production Director

The Company’s Grow Production Director spent 4 years as a key contributor to the growth of one of Colorado’s most successful medical and recreational cannabis manufacturing facilities. He is an expert in...read full bio