Our team is comprised of business development and start-up experts, engineers, industry experts, government leaders and more. We bring start-up leadership to entrepreneurial teams in order to create product strategies and road maps to formulate aggressive, but achievable program plans, to implement the company’s vision.
Mica Renquist – Design & Build Engineer
Mica is a Design & Build Engineer for American Cannabis Company designing and building Dispensaries, Grow Facilities, and Extraction Facilities. Overall Mica has designed over 50 Grow operations ranging from 16 sqft up to over 55,000 sqft. Mica has also developed well needed products for the industry, including patent pending variations of the R2G pods, The Cultivation Cube, grow systems and the grow pot washer to name a few. Currently, Mica is designing a 65,000 sq ft MIPS and grow facility with 50,000 sq ft greenhouse on top, using state-of-the-art technologies to significantly reduce labor and optimize work flow.
Dean McCall – President – Canadian Operations
Dean McCall is a well-known startup and venture advisor, mentor and investor hailing from the Austin / San Antonio area, now in Burlington, Canada. Dean is involved in the Canadian startup eco-system and works to help early stage startups scale, raise, and become profitable businesses. Dean is a natural born connector and has strong relationships on both sides of the border in investment and technology. Dean works closely with promising startups from both the US and Canada who are serious about scale and looking to grow beyond their borders.
Dean is passionate about the future of Cannabis legalization in Canada and is currently working with multiple clients in the area of business strategy, regulation and business creation.
Dr. Av Singh – Canadian Operations
Av Singh is one of Canada’s leading authorities on organic agriculture. After completing his post-doc at the University of Minnesota on pasture-based livestock production, Singh worked at the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada and served as the Organic and Small-Scale Farming Specialist in Nova Scotia, for over 15 years, and recently held the Just Us! Chair in Small Farm Sustainability.
Dr. Singh has authored over 200 peer-reviewed papers,
chapters, and extension articles and has been an invited speaker to over 500 workshops, conferences, symposia as well as guest-lecturing at over
30 universities in Canada, the US, the UK, and India. Av has had the privilege of visiting over 2000 farms across five continents which has shaped his extension of holistic, system-based design solutions.
Emphasizing a union of traditional knowledge with science, Av works with growers to cultivate an appreciation of plant:soil interrelationships.
Selina Eckersall – Marketing Director
Selina Jane Eckersall is an experienced digital marketing leader and entrepreneur with over 16 years experience in marketing; 12 in digital and 8 in social. Selina has founded several companies including No Vacancy Art; a non profit arts organization in Burlington, Appficient (a mobile marketing company – sold) and has worked with leading brands such as; Ford, Starbucks, BMO, and Macmillan Publishing.
Randy Flemming -Advisor
Randy Flemming is well-known and well-respected within the cannabis subculture of North America. Prior to serving as the first master grower at Organigram, Randy had been a recreational researcher of cannabis working towards a better understanding of the plant at all stages of its life cycle.
Randy served as the Director of Cultivation with the American Cannabis Company, where he continued to share innovative techniques helping producers to dramatically increase yields at lower costs while enhancing the cannabinoid and terpene profile.
Jason Rose – Advisory Board
A serial healthcare IT innovator, focused on value-based care. Throughout Jason’s career, he has led development and go-to market of multiple disruptive products from whiteboard concepts to sustained high annual revenues.
- Key Inovalon (INOV) executive that helped the company achieve our IPO
- 25-year career in healthcare tech, value-based care, digital health for payers, providers and government
- Deep background in product and business development posting multiple consecutive years of high double-digit growth
- Polished public speaker and writer leveraged for external thought leadership and public relations