CPA-CA, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Matt has spent the last several years assisting companies in emerging industries scale and grow from a financial reporting, treasury, HR, legal and operational perspective. Before joining Next Green Wave, Matt was involved with numerous tech companies of various sizes and international locations, including the State of California. Matt spent the first several years of his career at KPMG where he gathered his base knowledge of financial reporting, tax, compliance, process and control implementation.
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, CMO
Ryan Lange is an entrepreneur known for his digital work with recording artists like Kanye West, U2, Migos and more. Ryan’s work has been featured on the Today Show, US Weekly, People Magazine, Dr. Oz, Forbes and GQ among many others. Ryan has collaborated on and launched major branding campaigns for some of the most successful corporations in the country including Nike, Apple Music, Harmless Harvest, Carhartt and Home Depot. Ryan’s unique vision and background in legal cannabis operations took root in a lifetime living at the intersection of art, music, cannabis culture that allow him to bring a voice and leadership to SDC driving the future growth and business development.
VP Corporate Development
VP Corporate Development
Caroline has over 17 years of experience in IR and corporate development across diverse sectors such as mining and natural resources, blockchain and environmental technologies. Caroline specializes in digital business strategies and data analytics and has successfully implemented international campaigns that gained exposure and engagement value for both public and private companies. Caroline has also been involved with numerous start-ups which shaped her strong focus in compliance and quantitative project management.
VP CORPORATE SECRETARY
Ms. Monita Faris was educated at the University of Central Florida where she obtained her BA in English. Based in Vancouver, she has worked as a consultant for the past 17 years providing corporate and securities compliance services to private and public companies. Ms. Faris actively attends securities programs and courses offered by the B.C. Securities Commission, the Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C. and the Toronto Stock Exchange. She is currently responsible for the corporate and regulatory compliance aspects for Private, OTCBB, TSX.V and CSE listed companies.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
& HEAD OF RESEARCH & INNOVATION
CEO & Head of Research & Innovation
Mike is a Central Valley, California native who has been working in the Cannabis industry for 20+ years. In addition to large cultivation projects, Mike has specialized in owning and operating several dispensaries. As the co-founder of Loud Seeds, a multiple High Times Cannabis Cup winning breeding and cultivation company, he has been involved in cannabis cultivation, breeding, and marketing for 15+ years, establishing brands in both the US and Europe.
Co-Founder & Director
For over 18 years, Paul has provided business advisory services for both public and private companies. He has founded, acted as a senior officer and director, and provided strategic planning for various companies in the cannabis, mining, oil and gas, and technology sectors during his career. Paul also has experience working within the Canadian equities market.
Glen Harder is a corporate finance and securities lawyer, actively practicing and headquartered in Vancouver, BC. He has over 30 years of experience advising and assisting venture and emerging companies with global operations which conduct business in many different sectors of the economy. Along with years of transactional, strategic and negotiating expertise, Glen will offer legal guidance, corporate governance assistance and strategic advice to our board.
Gordon has over 20 years of senior financial management experience in the mining industry. He was Vice-President, Corporate Controller for Augusta Resource Corp and from 1994 to 2009, Corporate Controller for Pan American Silver Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp. Gordon brings a wealth of experience in tax planning and compliance, financial reporting, Sarbanes Oxley/Internal Controls, implementation of ERP systems and mergers and acquisitions.
Darryl is a performance driven entrepreneurial executive who has undertaken, managed and successfully completed complex transactions, assessing people and operations, implementing change, and building teams to execute. Well known and respected in the investment and business community as an accomplished professional and successful investor and entrepreneur, Darryl was formerly President & CEO of a national financial services organization, and Chairman, President & CEO of a technology company providing mission critical banking and payment system services for over 100 financial institutions in Western Canada.