Meet the team.

We're a team of skilled professionals with a history of success.

We are visionaries, brand builders, category experts, and smooth operators, but above all, we share a passion for the business of cannabis and are completely invested in its potential.

Leadership

Darren Bondar, MBA
President & CEO

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Christine Kitz
Operations Manager

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Cecil Horwitz , RAc, DAc, CH, FABORM
Director of Business Development

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Alisa Kuzmina
Creative Director

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Christopher Gulka
CFO

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Robert Verbuck
Legal

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Jeremy Lee, CPA
Financial Controller, Spiritleaf

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Kelly Gibson
Content Curator

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Nami Seyfollahy
WATCH IT! Finance

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Chris Ostafie
Southern Alberta Regional Manager for Spiritleaf

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Jennifer Matus
BC Regional Manager

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Nathan Noble
National Training Coordinator

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Jackie Dosne
Interior Design Coordinator

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Courtney Richer
Franchise Relations

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Board of Directors

David B. Margolus

Counsel to, and former Managing Partner of Witten LLP, David served on the boards of the Edmonton Regional Airports Authority and TSX-listed Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd., PowerComm Inc., The XS Cargo Income Fund. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Alberta, and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Jeff Tung. CFA

Jeff is CFO & COO of Cannabis Wheaton Income Group, Canada’s leading cannabis investment company. Prior to joining Wheaton, Jeff was the co-founder of CPS Management Partners, where he led the acquisition of multiple businesses in the insurance administration industry. Jeff has managed more than USD $3 billion of deals in the Telecom, Banking, Insurance and Technology industries. Jeff holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, graduating at the top of his class as well as a Bachelors of Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia.

Larry Wosk

Larry Wosk has been lecturing at the Sauder School of Business at UBC for over 15 years. His areas of concentration are strategic management, international business, real estate, and marketing. Larry commenced his teaching career after working for over 27 years in senior management and President and Chief Executive Officer in several industries including, retailing, real estate development, hospitality and consulting. During that time, he ran several companies, the largest of which had over 1100 employees.

Christopher Gulka

Christopher sits on our Board of Directors and works for our company as Chief Financial Officer. Christopher is a CPA and CFA with over 26 years of business experience. He has sat as President of Working Capital Corporation since 1999 and is a former financial analyst at the Alberta Securities Commission. In addition, Christopher founded, and was the CFO and director of Passport Energy Ltd., and the CFO of Rochester Energy Corp. Christopher brings meticulous attention to detail, a high level of oversight and a thorough understanding of IFRS to ensure accurate financial reporting.

William Macdonald

President of Bilmac Resources, and since 2001, represented a Toronto Family Office focused on start-up funding. Served on boards of several private, and TSXV-listed companies. Currently on the Board of Grunewahl Organics, a private company that is a Health Canada Pre-Licensed Applicant, Relentless Resources Ltd., a duel-business TSX listed Oil & Gas/Cannabis Corporation, Target Capital Inc. a TSX listed Cannabis Capital Corporation.

Craig Steinberg

Craig has over 10 years of experience as a private mortgage banker and corporate counsel to a private lender, and was most recently a partner in Miller Thomson LLP's banking and real estate group. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, Canadian Bar Association and Real Estate Council of Alberta. Craig holds a Bachelor of Arts from Queens University, Bachelor of Laws from Western University and a CSA/PDO from the Canadian Securities Institue.

Partnerships

We've aligned ourselves with the most reputable experts in their respected
fields. Our partners allow us to succeed in every aspect of the industry.

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Marino Group

Real Estate

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Burstall Winger Zammit LLP

Legal - Corporate

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MNP

Accounting

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Dale Lessmann

Legal - Franchise

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FLIPP Advertising

Advertising, Branding & Design

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LIFT

Training

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