Tom Baird

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Tom is a seasoned CEO and strategy executive who has led a number of small and medium sized businesses. He has also led corporate development and product management organizations for both publicly traded and private companies such as TRW Inc. (now Northrop Grumman), Reynolds and Reynolds and Mitchell International. Tom’s deep skill set and adaptability have allowed him to lead companies in a broad spectrum of sectors including cannabis, consumer applications, and manufacturing. He is an experienced M&A specialist who has led corporate development teams executing strategies that dramatically enhanced shareholder value. Most recently, Tom was a co-founding partner of a licensed California cannabis manufacturer.

Leighton Bocking


Leighton has been working in the capital markets for over 15 years. His primary role has been as an independent corporate development consultant in addition to holding various directorship positions. Leighton has been particularly focused on financing and structuring companies. An active investor, he started in the industry at Canaccord before moving to the public company side of the business.

Faizan Lalani


Faiz is an Accounting/Finance professional with over nine years of experience covering audit, financial reporting, corporate finance, and operations management. He also founded his own apparel company, successfully selling the brand across North America over the last four years. Prior to this, Faiz worked in the audit and assurance group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he obtained his CPA, CA designation, gaining experience in both the public and private sectors.