Bradley J. Nattrass
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Bradley J. Nattrass is one of our founders and has been our Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of our Board since March 2017. Mr. Nattrass was our Managing Member from March 2014 until March 2017 when we converted to a corporation. From October 2015 to August 2016, he was the Managing Member of enviro-glo, LLC, a Colorado limited liability company engaged in the manufacturing and branding of commercial lighting products. Previously, from January 2012 through August 2016, he was the Managing Member of Bravo Lighting, LLC, a Colorado limited liability company engaged in the distribution of commercial lighting products. Mr. Nattrass received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary in marketing in 1995 and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2001.
Anita D. Britt currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (“Smith & Wesson”), a position she has held since February 2018. Ms. Britt also serves as the chairperson of the audit committee of the board of directors of Smith & Wesson. Ms. Britt served as Chief Financial Officer of Perry Ellis International, Inc., a publicly traded apparel company, from March 2009 until her retirement in March 2017. From August 2006 to February 2009, Ms. Britt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Urban Brands, Inc., a privately held apparel company. From 1993 to 2006, Ms. Britt served in various positions, including that of Executive Vice President, Finance, for Jones Apparel Group, Inc., an apparel company. Since August 2018, Ms. Britt has served as a member of the board of directors of Delta Apparel, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed designer, manufacturer, and marketer of lifestyle basics and branded active wear apparel, headwear, and related accessory products (“Delta Apparel”), and is a member of the audit committee and the corporate governance committee of the board of directors of Delta Apparel. Ms. Britt previously served on the board of trustees and the finance committee of St. Thomas University from April 2013 to January 2018 and as its Chief Financial Officer from January 2018 to March 2018. Ms. Britt is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. Britt is also a Board Leadership Fellow, as designated by the National Association of Corporate Directors.
David Hsu previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of The Cronos Group, a leading global cannabinoid company (“Cronos”), from 2016 to 2019. While at Cronos, Mr. Hsu’s primary duties included overseeing all of Cronos’s operations including construction, cultivation, and manufacturing. Prior to joining Cronos, from 2006 to 2016, Mr. Hsu served in various roles with CRG Partners (“CRG”), and later Deloitte upon Deloitte’s acquisition of CRG in 2012, including as Vice President, where he operated and managed distressed companies with revenues of more than $500.0 million. Mr. Hsu received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Babson College in 2003 and holds a Certification in Artificial Intelligence: Business Strategies and Applications from the University of California Berkley, which he received in 2020. Mr. Hsu also received a Certification in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy from Yale University, which he received in 2021.
From May 2020 to May 2021, Ms. Lo was CEO of Sensei Ag Holdings, Inc. During her tenure, she led the building of four farms across North America, ranging from low-tech aquaponics and high dome poly, to high-tech glasshouse facilities. From April 2013 to April 2020, Ms. Lo was CEO of Crop One Holdings, Inc., a vertical farming company that owns FreshBoxFarms in Millis, MA. She is the first woman to serve as CEO of a major vertical farming company. Ms. Lo has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Mathematics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
James R. Lowe
James R. Lowe was appointed as a director of our Company in August 2018. Mr. Lowe cofounded MJardin Group in 2014 where he served as President of Cultivation, overseeing all cultivation operations through 2017. Mr. Lowe left MJardin Group to become EVP of Operations of GrowForce, a spinout from MJardin Group based in Canada focusing on international cannabis opportunities. Mr. Lowe is no longer an officer of Growforce. Mr. Lowe has served as a director of MJardin Group (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF) since March 2014. Since December 2015, he has also been an owner of Potco LLC, one of the highest grossing single site medical cannabis dispensary and grow facilities in Colorado. He has also been a cultivation advisor for Lightshade Labs, LLC, where he has provided guidance on cultivation operations since 2012. Mr. Lowe is also the owner of Next1 Labs, a vertically integrated extraction and concentrate business with a multi-acre outdoor farm complex and the one of the largest producers of live resin products in the state of Colorado. Lastly, Mr. Lowe entered the legal cannabis market in 2009 as the owner of Cloud9 Support LLC, a retail horticulture supplies and design company that was responsible for over 50 design projects and construction assists while laying the groundwork for future endeavors.
Lewis O. Wilks
Lewis O. Wilks was appointed as a director of our Company in August 2018. Since 2004, Mr. Wilks has been the Senior Managing Partner at Bright Peaks Venture Capital LLC, where he oversees the company’s investments. In addition, since November 2015, he has been the Executive Chairman of NCS Analytics, a Denver based company that is implementing its patent pending, predictive analytics engine to provide financial, regulatory, and audit service to clients with real-time alerts for cash intensive businesses. Since June 2017, he has also been Chairman of FuseIntel, a company doing intelligence sector analytics. From September 1997 to September 2001, he served as the Chief Strategy Officer for Qwest Communications. Mr. Wilks received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Missouri in 1979.