Cascadia is a collective of strategic partners with integrated expertise in the cannabis market.

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Leveraging decades of combined industry experience, we offer in-depth consultation in:

Genetics, Cultivation, Extraction, Distribution, Retail, Licensing, Regulatory, Security, Logistics,
R & D and Legal

Meet our team of passionate industry insiders:

George Salvador Chief Executive Officer

A key cannabis industry entrepreneur with eight successful cannabis ventures in Canada, U.S. and Mexico including growing, production, retail and devices.

Winner of local & international Cannabis Cups as well as several collaborative awards from 2016-2019.

Extensive experience with MMAR, MMPR, ACMPR and CTLS programs.

Trevor Mcdonald Chief Operations Officer

15 years of extensive experience in cultivation from seed to sale operating under MMAR.

Product development and branding innovator.

Founder and CEO of a successful cannabis company for 10+ years (2008 to 2019) and co-founder of international cannabis start up

David Beck Chief Financial Officer

Over 25 years in private and public equity capital markets.

Board of directors, 3 Sixty Security

Partner at Celtic Venture Partners, Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets (equity research and prop. trading), Head of TMT investment banking at three Canadian investment dealers.

Brendan Purdy Legal Council

J.D. from the Common Law Section at the University of Ottawa.

Over 1 billion in transactions in cannabis sector.

Corporate Counsel and Acting Secretary at Advanced Explorations Inc. and General Counsel at CanUrsa Finance Inc.

Board of Advisors

David McArthur

Ministerial level responsibility in three government departments, President at McArthur Partners Inc, Director and Public Affairs at African Cannabis Corp, Chief of Staff (Dec 2015 – Jun 2018) for the Conservative Party.

Dr. A. Charles Morgan

President & CEO at PxRadia Inc, Director & CTO at SynGar Technologies Inc, Scientific and business advisor to national research organization of 3000 scientists.

Mark Stone

Over 15 years in the medical cannabis industry with a background in government, small business management, retail & operations. Mark has extensive experience with MMAR, MMPR, ACMPR and CTLS programs.

Damian Wojcichowsky

A financial and strategic advisor with over 20 years in capital markets; specializing in security valuation, equity research, M&A, and corporate finance. Damian has held executive positions in the cannabis industry since 2014 and has overseen the licensing, financing, and public listing of numerous cannabis companies.

Jordan Powell

A Consultant on key security and Health Canada related issues with highest security clearance achievable in Canada (Level 3 valid until 2024). Strong knowledge base in the industry and years of experience working with the military and National Defence contracts.

Sean McConnell

Sean is a Chemical Technologist (AScT) certified through the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC. His contributions to the cannabis industry include designing quality control programs for the separation and purification of cannabinoids, and creating process improvement projects to refine distillate production

Kirsten Schmidt

A product development consultant, Kirsten has extensive experience formulating holistic therapies. Through many years of experimentation, she has successfully developed, marketed and branded her own proprietary line of CBD & THC infused products.

Clark Buchanon

Extensive cultivation, processing, product R&D, and brand development experience with 10+ years operating a successful cannabis company. Co-founder and operator of an analytical testing and quality control division. Clark has a degree in Biology from The University of British Columbia as well as Quality Assurance certification from the North American College of Pharmaceutical Technology.

Lowell Sostomi

Lowell has a degree in Communications from Ryerson University and over a decade of experience managing and coordinating teams, brand development, and social media management.

Joanna Whitfield

Over 20 years in sales, marketing, public relations and community outreach. A strong background as liaison between key business and community stakeholders.

Jason Briscoe

Director of The Workshop Design Inc, a creative design agency in Toronto. Jason has helped launch several start-ups including Ficto, Area and Impactor. He has also partnered with brands such as Google, Adobe, Twitter and Jameson.

Alan Pasemko

Alan is a former Business
School professor specializing in Business Strategy & Venture Financing and has carried on a consulting
practice in this area, as well as Project Management, for over 15 years.  Alan shall continue to help guide the business planning and implementation processes for the Cascadia Group as well as being active in its Consulting Projects.

Aldo Ricardo Rodriguez

Lawyer specialized in Intellectual Property, Technology, Venture Capital and Regulation of Cannabis in Mexico

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