Senior Management

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.

Rahim Rajwani

Chairman, Advisory Board

Rahim has significant public company, capital markets and corporate governance experience with companies in the resources, technology and cannabis sectors. He is currently a partner and founder of Northbay Capital Partners Corp., a boutique merchant bank and advisory group focusing on adding value to both public and private companies through the implementation of M&A advisory and capital markets transactions.  He also has experience acting as a director of many TSXV and CSE-listed companies.  Mr. Rajwani has over 22 years of capital markets experience, including compliance and sales in the brokerage industry.  He most recently acted as Managing Director of Salman Partners Inc. and prior thereto was CCO and Vice President Compliance for several brokerage firms.  As a former executive member of Peninsula Merchant Banking Syndications group, he was involved in a number of capital markets transactions and advisory engagements including Ventana Gold, leading to its $1.43 billion takeover by EBX Group.

Brian Zasitko

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Zasitko has over 13 years of experience across a variety of private and public sector companies in the cannabis, agriculture, manufacturing, and utility industries. He has extensive experience in financial reporting and corporate governance, as well as in the capital markets. Previously, Mr. Zasitko was a manager at Ernst & Young LLP, where he obtained his CPA, CA designation.