1,840,000 @ $1.25/Share
Management & Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Pels has honed his keen entrepreneurial skills, vast background in finance, contacts throughout the business community, and experience within the industry since 2013. Prior to stake horsing the seed investment in Gaia, Mr. Pels oversaw the establishment and expansion of the Green Room as a leader in medical cannabis supply, industry best practices, and education about the cannabis industry itself. Leading by example, he plans to continue to prioritize public safety and work with all levels of government as they navigate how to regulate the growing and sale of cannabis both domestically and internationally.
Mr. Lowenstein joined Fric Lowenstein in 2015 after completing his law degree at Bond University in Australia. Before law school, Mr. Lowenstein spent more than 10 years in the construction industry in various positions ranging from a laborer, foreman, and superintendent up to a project engineer for a large heavy civil construction company. Mr. Lowenstein has also worked as a national construction safety officer and consultant where he built, implemented, and supervised health and safety programs for companies in the construction industry. Mr. Lowenstein is focusing his practice on real estate and matters relating to construction, including contracts, litigation, and dispute resolution. Mr. Lowenstein also recently joined the ADR Institute of Alberta and is working toward becoming a qualified arbitrator.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lichtenwald specializes in providing corporate finance, valuation, taxation, financial reporting, consulting, and other accounting services to both small businesses, as well as public commodity resource companies. He also assists in many aspects of clients’ administration, financing, and other activities. Mr. Lichtenwald also worked at Ernst & Young GmbH, Germany, in the assurance department. He earned his bachelor of business administration from Pforzheim University, Germany, and holds the professional designation of a chartered professional accountant (CPA, CGA), and he is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and Canada. Mr. Lichtenwald has had extensive experience as a controller and CFO of numerous publicly traded and private corporations in several industries.
Mr. Klenman brings over 30 years of business development, finance, marketing, media, and corporate communications experience. He has held senior management and board positions in both the public and private sectors and currently sits on the boards of multiple public companies. Prior to 2012, Mr. Klenman also served as a communications consultant for several TSX Venture-listed resource companies, including Roxgold Inc., Integra Gold, Forum Uranium, Midnight Sun Mining, and others. In addition, Mr. Klenman also spent 10 years in broadcasting, which included notable board positions with CKVU Television in Vancouver and Canwest Pacific Television. He is also currently president and chief executive officer of Nexus Gold Corp. and Azincourt Energy Corp.
Dave has over 25 years of experience assisting companies in structuring transactions, accessing capital, and corporate governance. Dave has been involved as an officer and director of many private and public companies. Dave has been involved in various industries, including daily fantasy sports, digital media contests, and consulting services companies.
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