Our Team

Deleo de Leonardis

Deleo de Leonardis

CEO

Deleo is a retail executive with 30 years of experience working with leading Canadian retailers. She has held senior leadership roles in procurement, merchandising, category management and private label brands. She has led and implemented organizational strategies through the effective leadership development of high performing and engaged teams.

Terry Dennis

CMO

Terry has 30 years experience as a North American Consumer Packaged Goods executive at major consumer goods companies. He was a Board of Director member for Food and Consumer Products Canada and is an award-winning marketer. He is an expert in corporate, brand and sales strategies, focused on delivering revenue and profit growth. He also provides innovative thinking on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain.

John Snow

John Snow

COO

John has 28 years of global Consumer Packaged Goods experience as an innovation leader. He lead led programs involving smart/digital packaging, digital print technologies, packaging design, global supply partnerships, end-to-end cost modeling and was a creator of a global R&D customer packaging program. He specializes in full solution thinking and successful scaling and application of innovation and new technology into existing and new markets.

20793.943P1650530_001001

Paul Valder

CTO

Paul has 30 years experience that involves creating and implementing voluntary accredited and third party compliance standards for supply chain teams. He drives continual improvement combined with innovative industry solutions to eliminate waste, reduce risk in business operations, and provide competitive advantages and protection to brands.

Amber Thelen

Technical Compliance Manager

As  former science graduate from the University of Guelph and with a focus on food and pharmaceuticals, Amber provides the business with over 18 years of practical and applied industry experience. Amber has worked with major ISO17025 food labs and within food manufacturing where she implemented and managed ISO17065 GFSI food safety certifications. She is expert in food safety, regulatory requirements, good manufacturing operations, product quality and cost controls, while also holding certifications as a HACCP professional, SQF Practitioner, Advanced SQF Practitioner and an ISO Internal Auditor designation.

Frank Massong

Regulatory & Government Affairs Specialist

Experienced Senior Regulatory and Technical Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the public safety industry. Skilled in Food & Beverage, Food Science, Quality Management, Food Processing, and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP). Strong regulatory and technical professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Biology/Biological Sciences, General from Queen’s University Kingston Ontario.

Matthew Barth

Marketing Associate

Matthew is a marketing graduate who specializes in video editing and content creation. He has worked as a freelancer for two years filming and editing corporate events. He develops captivating content that is used for both educational and marketing purposes.

Stephanie Wilmott

Senior Cannabis Consultant

Stephanie brings practical experience as a cannabis supply chain subject matter expert, to the business. She has completed courses in European Standards of Good manufacturing Process(GMP)GMP Pharma levels1/2/3, Good Documentation (GDP) Hygiene and Microbiology (Concept Heidelberg), Plant Production and Facility Management in Medical Marijuana (KPU) and Medical Cannabis Fundamentals through Durham College.  In addition, she has completed the Good Agricultural Practices(GAP) program, from Cornell University and Track and Trace compliance to new EU standard Pharma grade from ECA (Concept Heidelberg). Stephanie is a specialist in the Purity-IQ Cannabis Authenticity and Purity Standard (CAPS) for compliance and certification, GMP/GPP/GACP governance and compliance for cannabis producers/processors license applications. She is currently studying Regulatory Affairs and Compliance through UCI.