Rich's background is in hydroponic systems, specializing in the engineering and sales of cultivation equipment. He has 7 years of experience running Health Canada licensed cultivation sites. On the weekends, Rich can be found on his boat.
PRESIDENT / FOUNDER / RP
Mitch has owned catering services, renovation companies and hydroponic supply stores before bringing this knowledge in to the cannabis industry. He has 7 years experience running Health Canada licensed ACMPR cultivation sites for medical patients. On the weekends, Mitch can be found on the golf course.
VP, OPERATIONS / ARP
Guillaume has supervised teams of more than 50 employees as Director for a large Propane company. He has five years operating Health Canada licensed ACMPR cultivation sites for Medical patients. He enjoys overlanding, camping and offroading.
VP, BUILDING MAINTENANCE
With a background as a mechanic, welder and specialist in HVAC control systems, Mick oversees building expansion and future operational developments.
HR BUSINESS PARTNER
Kathy has many years of experience in human resources focused on developing an employee-centric corporate culture that emphasizes quality performance, continuous improvement, and retention. She loves reading and cooking with her family.
Nathalie Lepage, M.Sc.
DIRECTOR, QUALITY & COMPLIANCE & QAP
Nathalie has more than 20 year’s experience as a Manager working in quality, compliance and regulatory affairs in the pharmaceutical, medical device, natural health, cannabis and cosmetic industries. She enjoys entering her dog Spencer into agility competitions.
Dawn has over 20 years of experience supporting Portfolio Managers in the Wealth Management industry. As Quality Associate, she assists in the regulatory processes and cannabis tracking. In her spare time, Dawn enjoys practicing hot yoga and playing hockey.
Marc Shade, CPA CA
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Marc Shade has more than 25 years of professional experience managing companies from a financial and operational standpoint. Marc has worked in diverse industries ranging from entertainment and retail to mining and agriculture.
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
Adam has 20 years experience creating brands and commercializing products in the music, food and cannabis industries. He has led processing and extraction departments, scultivated outdoor hemp, and created innovative Cannabis 2.0 products.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR & GRAPHIC DESIGN
A Graphic designer by trade, Claire has been in the Design and Marketing field for 20 years. She studied at Concordia University and holds a BFA in Design with a minor in Marketing. Claire enjoys art galleries and interior design.
MASTER GROWER / PRODUCTION DIRECTOR
Ryan has 20 year’s experience managing large-scale production and employees for a premium car brand. Ryan is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.
ALTERNATE MASTER GROWER
Patrick was previously a Chef educated at Pearson School of Culinary Arts. He has cultivation experience in two previous LP's as harvester and irrigation specialist. He is an avid cannabis enthusiast.
ENVIRONMENT & PLANT SPECIALIST
Denis has 15 years experience in construction building foundations to shallow utilities and electrical installations. He has 5 years experience growing in a Health Canada licensed medical site. Denis enjoys off-roading in his spare time.
HEAD OF SANITATION
Gaetano has over 7 years experience cultivating as an ACMPR licensed Designated Grower for Medical patients. "Gates" started as Head of Harvest at MTL. He likes to jetski and DJ.
HEAD OF MAINTENANCE
Albert has worked in construction and building maintenance for the last 7 years. He ensures the factory runs properly. Albert likes to play golf on the weekend and mountain bike.
HEAD OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Mathieu has studied and worked in several areas of IT developing complex systems. He assisted security at MTL Cannabis in setting up an access control system to comply with Health Canada requirements. On the weekends, Mathieu enjoys home renovations.
HEAD OF SECURITY
Martin has three decades of experience in security. He has worked for Licensed Cannabis producers and managed security departments and investigations for a multinational home improvement retailer. On the weekends, he enjoys relaxing at the chalet and fishing
PROPAGATION MANAGER / PESTICIDE TECHNICIAN
Kaid studied Agriculture at McGill University then went on to work on farms as a horticulturist. He studied carpentry and has over a decade of experience in construction and project management. Kaid enjoys his Subaru STI, sports and family time.
Poorva Vyas, Ph.D.
R&D, PLANT SCIENCE
Poorva has a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from Memorial University in Newfoundland and specializes in the research and development of plant biochemistry and neuroscience applications. She works on nutrient formulas and tissue culture to retain our chemovar archive. In her spare time, she enjoys painting and hiking.