Tom co-founded and built MedReleaf in 2014, Canada’s most profitable Licensed Producer – now public with a C$1B market cap (as of October, 2017). Before founding MedReleaf, Tom and team built 16 facilities ranging from 3,000 to 30,000 SF under the previous MMAR program, each built to optimize specific conditions. Tom is widely recognized for his cannabis thought leadership and expertise building and operating cannabis cultivation facilities.
Senior Leadership Team
Vinay was the co-founder and managing member of Bengal Capital Trading LLC, a derivatives focused hedge fund. Formed in 2006, Bengal Capital uses technology and human experience to make investment decisions. Mr. Tolia has a history of investing in technology and cannabis related companies. Prior to forming Bengal Vinay was an M&A banking analyst and a L/S equity hedge fund analyst.
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategist
Steve joins us from Apple Core Holdings where he holds the role of CEO. He has led the growth of the firm from its inception as a set of hotel properties into a diversified investment company that includes premier event spaces, commercial real estate, direct venture capital and private equity investments.
Chief Financial Officer
Alex is a bilingual CPA, CA with over 25 years of experience leading financial operations and strategic planning for multinational public companies, primarily in the mining and manufacturing sectors. Alex was most recently CFO of Era Resources Inc., prior to its acquisition by The Sentient Group.
Co-Founder, General Counsel
Dave joins us from Apple Core Holdings where he holds the role of CFO. He managed their internal operations as well as the financial and legal aspects of its investments. He is also instrumental in evaluating and vetting new investment opportunities.
Dr. Lyle Oberg
Chief Policy and Medical Officer
Lyle is a Medical Doctor and was a member of the Alberta legislature and former Alberta Minister of Finance. After leaving politics, Lyle was CEO for MultiGen Diagnostics, a DNA sequencing company out of San Diego. Today he serves on multiple boards and committees.