Chemistree Technology Inc. Snapshot
Justin C, Chairman
As co-owner of the largest chain of privately owned hydroponic shops in Canada, Justin has kept his finger on the pulse of the retail market for the past 20 years. During this time he has been responsible for co-creating a group of companies that include Green Planet Nutrients and Green Planet Wholesale. These companies complete his vertical integration in the industry, including both manufacturing and distributing hydroponic equipment. His companies, which originated in Canada, have expanded and now operate in the UK, Australia, and North America. Considered the go-to expert for cannabis consulting Justin also makes regular appearances on Growing Exposed, the leading video series on cannabis cultivation.
Karl Kottmeier, President
Karl is a former Investment Advisor and member of the McDermid St. Lawrence and Raymond James Corporate Finance teams, Mr. Kottmeier has 20 years of practical experience in listing, financing and administering companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchanges.
Mr. Kottmeier has raised in excess of $150,000,000 in equity capital for resource based ventures. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia.
Jeremy Deichen, Advisor
Jeremy has 20+ years in video production experience and is also an expert in the digital marketing field. Jeremy has been responsible for creating content for a list of television networks including MTV, Spike TV and the Speed Channel. Jeremy has already developed and branded several companies in the cannabis industry and will continue to manage the day to day business operations including social media, marketing, and the web development team for Chemistree Technology Inc. Previously, Jeremy had already turned his talents towards the cannabis industry by producing a staggering amount of content. Withover 500 videos now completed, he is credited with hundreds of how-to-grow videos, product videos, and is best known for his creation of the Growing Exposed series, currently distributed by the largest media publication in the cannabisindustry, High Times.
Kirk Gamley, Consultant
Kirk is an investor relations consultant to a number of publiclylisted TSX and TSX Venture companies for over 8 years. Mr. Gamley is the President & CEO of Contact Financial, one of western Canada’s largest investor relations and corporate communications service providers. Prior to working in the public markets, Mr. Gamley had successful careers with Coca Cola Corporation as a senior sales account manager and prior to that with the Bank of Montreal.
Doug Ford, CFO
Doug has been the General Manager of Dockside Capital Group Inc. a private merchant banking and venture capital firm specializing in providing services to, and arranging funding for, emerging growth companies from 1987 to the present. Mr. Ford has been a director of a number of public companies and he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia.
Dennis Hunter, Advisor
Dennis is an experienced and trusted adviser for Chemistree Technology Inc. He is a pioneer in the California cannabis industry and is an invaluable asset to the team. Dennis is a respected leader in the medical cannabis field in one of the world’s largest markets. He is the owner of Care By Design and Canna Craft, and also runs Left Coast Wholesale, a successful distribution business he started in 2014. Collectively Dennis’ operations have revenue of nearly $50 million and employ 140 local people, by far the most potent cannabis enterprise in the Northern California.
In addition to his business interests, Dennis is also responsible for organizing acres of cannabis growing collectives throughout the State of California.
Paul Searle, Consultant
Paul has worked in the public markets in a corporate communications role for over 24 years. To date he has worked in all aspects of the public markets including mining, tech and the cannabis space. Paul has been an instrumental part of raising over $250,000,000.00 million dollars through investors whom have taken a position in the companies that Paul has been a part of.
David Brooke, Advisor
David grew up working in the family business, General Hydroponics, where he focused his efforts on nutrient quality assurance in greenhouses. In 2015, Scott’s Miracle Grow purchased General Hydroponics for $130 million. David brings this tremendous success to Chemistree along with his skills in computer assisted design and 3D modeling. David’s contacts and proximity to the Sonoma area makes him the obvious choice to head our development in Northern California.