Board of directors

Ron Diamond
Charmain of the Board
  • Founder and Chairman of Diamond Wealth Strategies, representing 100 Family Offices from$250M to $30 billion in size
  • Founder of Pinnacle Capital, a $250M hedge funds old to an international investment firm.
  • Holds numerous Board positions, including at Stanford University, One Point One and Life 365, JCC, and JUF.
  • Chairman of the Advisory Boards for many companies and non-profits, including Vertical and ATLI, the World Peace Initiative at Stanford University, and JSC.
Smoke Wallin
Non Executive Director
  • 25 years experience in CPG, alcohol and distribution industries.
  • CEO of Vertical Wellness, a leading multi-national vertically-integrated brand company in the Hemp-based CBD industry.
  • Built National Wine & Spirits into one of the largest US distributors of beer, wine and spirits with US$1B+ in beverage sales.
  • Chairman of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA).
Andrew Sparke
Non Executive Director
  • B.Bus (Marketing), M.Fin and GAICD.
  • Experience in IPO’s, private placements, secondary
    market transactions and listed company
  • Advised numerous listed companies on capital raising and
    corporate transactions.
  • Director of a number of public and private
    companies including Olive Capital Pty Ltd.
Daniel Laskey
Non Executive Director
  • Over 15 years in senior management in the oil and gas, cannabis and base metals industries in North America and Australia.
  • Former Chairman of Needle Capital Corp which was recently
    acquired by The Flowr Corporation (TSXV:FLWR), which is a
    cannabis company listed on the TSXV.
  • Founder & MD of Austex Oil Limited (2006- 2014)
    which grew from startup to $30m in annual revenue.
Vick Dusik
Non Executive Director
  • Held various senior partner positions with Ernst & Young LLP, including the corporate finance practice focused on valuation and pricing of acquisitions and divestitures, Managing Partner of their Calgary office and Director of the North American Center of Excellence for risk management services to the oil & gas and electric/gas utility sectors.
  • Former Chief Financial Officer of Maxim Power Corp., a publicly listed independent power producer with operations in Canada, United States and France.
  • Former Chief Financial Offer – River Power Inc., a publicly listed renewable energy developer with hydro and biomass projects principally in British Columbia.
  • Founder – Imro Capital Corp., a corporate finance and governance consultancy focused on the mid-market.
  • Former Director of Equal Energy, an energy company listed on the TSX and the NYSE. Chair of Audit, Compensation and Special Committees and was a member of the Governance and HS&E Committees.