Business: Helps businesses get started, change direction and focus.
Biggest business achievement: Successfully creating both the first commercial supply chain of cannabis into the U.S. in 2017 and the first commercial supply chain of psilocybin in 2021.
Biggest obstacle overcome: When the Trump administration closed the doors on the cannabis industry, I refocused on key criteria in controlled substances law, established key relationships and received approval from the same administration to import controlled substances.
Biggest influences: My father taught me the importance of always learning and critical thought. My mother taught me the importance of relationships and empathy.
Biggest lesson learned during COVID-19: Health literacy should be taught in schools.
Charitable involvement: My core work with FoxNRTH encompasses involvement in social justice and equity work.
First job: Videoflicks, renting out movies
Advice I’d give the younger me: It’s going to get weird. Stay the course.
Favourite pastime: Spending time with my partner and kids