Executive Team

ADRIAN T. MONTGOMERY - CHAIRMAN & INTERIM CEO

  • Mr. Montgomery has been a senior officer and director of several public and private companies in the fields of media, sports and entertainment, finance and industrial services
  • Most recently served as president and CEO of one of Canada’s premier sports and entertainment organizations.
  • Past president and CEO of Tuckamore Capital Management, a conglomerate with over $700 million of annual revenue and QM Environmental, one of Canada’s largest contracting companies.

WENDY XUE – INTERIM CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

PATRICK WITCHER - CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

  • 20+ years experience in local and federal Law Enforcement, including service as Special Agent, earning Top Secret SSBI Clearance
  • Previously served as President of Buddy Boy Brands, and as Chief Compliance Officer at MJardin Group
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration

JEANNETTE HARKIN – SVP, CHIEF OF STAFF

  • 15+ years of experience leading strategic initiatives including process optimization, PM office start-up and execution, IT strategy and organizational design
  • As a Director at Bridgewater Associates, the world largest hedge fund, she led the formation of the Dalio Family Office and Foundation
  • Graduated from Emory University with a degree in Economics

ERIC GATTONI - SVP, NA WEST/CENTRAL

  • 10+ years of experience building and leading operational teams from 5 to over 1,000 people in the automotive, technology and service industries as well as 5+ years of P&L management experience.
  • Eric previously served as Vice President, Operations for FirstService Residential, one of Canada's largest property management companies.

BEN FRANZ - SVP, CULTIVATION

  • Developed MJardin’s proprietary fertilizer blend, which increases plant performance and reduces labor and consumable costs
  • Holding a B.S, in Biology with a concentration in Botany, Ben is a multidisciplinary plant scientist dedicated to commercial cannabis cultivation. Ben has course work completed for his M.S. in Horticulture with a concentration in Floriculture
  • Previously designed and managed a commercial cultivation facility in Denver

CHRISTINE HALEF - SVP, ATLANTIC CANADA OPERATIONS

  • Founder of AtlantiCann Medical Inc. (AMI), a Health Canada licensed Cannabis Cultivation & Extraction Facility in N.S
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Dalhousie University and Practising Pharmacist since 2007