The lifetime cannabis enthusiast Joshua Fine had a dream at the early age of 16 of pursuing his truest passion of “Everything Cannabis”. He has had a wealth of experience in management of multi-million-dollar operations, working in the area since the age of 18 by opening and managing 3 different Home Depot locations in New York, Bolton and Oakville. After reaching his salary cap in Home Depot and having learned everything that he felt he needed to learn, Mr. Fine obtained his license as a personal production cannabis grower and opened his own contracting company and an in-home cannabis retail operation.
Eleanor Pineau MSc
With her wealth of knowledge in regulatory compliance and quality assurance from her time in the heavily regulated healthcare industry, Pineau brings key experience and requirements for holding a cannabis industry license. She holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Waterloo and has had extensive managerial experience of a dementia care retirement home, further increasing her ability to work closely with auditors of a heavily regulated industry.
With his longstanding personal and professional experience in Niagara’s commercial real estate market, Chew brings to the team the crucial knowledge of working in the industry and managing huge amounts of both commercial and industrial spaces with both national and international clients. He currently manages his own personal real estate investments as well as being a commercial real estate sales representative and market analysis expert with Colliers Niagara Limited.
Mr. Farkas believes in continuous professional growth and is committed to constantly acquiring new knowledge and experience to improve his work. He holds an Honors BA degree from York University, a Master of Laws (LLM) degree specializing in Corporate Governance, and a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. He also has published articles in the prestigious Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Transnational Legal Theory Journal, and the London Review of International Law. Mr. Farkas’ extensive experience also includes serving as a director of Reliant Gold Corp., a publicly traded junior mineral resources company.
Mr. Stansbury brings a well-honed sense of value and ability to deliver the best practices in client service, project management, human resource management, and automation. He previously has served as Vice President Finance at iQor Canada, Senior Vice President Finance at WebHelp, Controller at Bedo, and Audit Manager at Ernst & Young in Montreal. He has a long history of volunteering his time for non-profit organizations including Parkinson Society Canada, Central West Specialized Developmental Services, and the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club. He has obtained his Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy and Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting & Finance from McGill University.
Mr. Gigone brings to the team an experience of more than 40 years working as a General Contractor taking control entire processes, like hiring and scheduling Trades, Suppliers, and local and municipal Inspections. Franco is well-versed and experienced in the delivery of Turn-Key solutions to their clients, which are operations that are fully ready to start working as soon as the project is delivered by Mr. Gigone. His history of clients includes Little Caesars Pizza, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Dental and Medical practices, Public Arenas, Senior’s Residences, Industrial and Commercial businesses, and currently Cannabis Grow Operations.
With her experience of leading more than 30 Health Canada audits and being responsible to all communications with Health Canada in the first company in Canada to achieve a medical cannabis production cannabis, Peace Naturals, Jennifer is an integral part of the team by complying with regulations and preparing application submissions, retail submissions, and advice for current and potential Licensed Producers. When working with Peace Naturals, she was the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Client Experience.