CEO and a Director
Steve is a renowned expert in the legal marijuana sector and whose analysis is featured prominently in outlets like Forbes, Wall Street Journal, CBS News, US News and World Report, Chicago Tribune, and Marketwatch. Steve presently serves as COO of Silverback Investments, Inc. Silverback Investments, Inc., is a management services company providing business solutions to licensed lawfully operating medical marijuana cultivation and distributions businesses. Silverback is focused on the Michigan market. Likewise, he presently serves as Alta Via Ventures, LLC a management services company to licensed cannabis businesses in the Los Angeles, California operator. From 2012 to 2016, Steve served as Chief Business Development Officer and member of the Board of Directors for OSL Holdings, a publicly traded management services in the cannabis industry. Steve has operated a hydroponics retail gardening supply enterprise in Los Angeles as well as licensed cultivation facilities in California.
Steve Gormley has nearly twenty years’ experience developing, branding, marketing, launching, managing and operating businesses in the US and international markets. Steve has over seven years experience in the cannabis industry. He has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, South America and Australia. Steve got his start in media in television production in the early 90s. After developing content and producing for MTV, Paramount Pictures, Tribune and others, Steve leveraged his expertise in content into the on-line sector for a new media private equity fund in the late 90’s and early part of the new century. Steve helped develop, launch, manage and sell a number of new media properties and eventually founded a branded entertainment company in China. Steve has also served as managing director for a California based media private equity fund. He deployed C-Level Management Services specializing in startups and turn-arounds.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mark Scott is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Scott was appointed Consulting Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of DropLeaf on June 1, 2017, and has been a consultant to DropLeaf since December 1, 2016. Mr. Scott is the proposed Chief Financial Officer for the Company. He has significant financial, capital market and relations experience in public and private microcap companies. Mr. Scott is a certified public accountant and received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Washington.
Director and Secretary
Mr. Reeves is Secretary and a director of the Company. Mr. Reeves is a partner with TingleMerrett LLP, a Calgary based law firm with a focus on securities, corporate finance and commercial transactions for emerging and growth companies, joint ventures and partnerships. He has advised numerous private and public corporations (including registered dealers) in a wide range of business matters including access to capital markets, corporate governance and operational issues both nationally and internationally
Chief Marketing Officer
Ms. Jesse Meighan is a seasoned executive with over 10 years’ operations and marketing experience. She has worked across a broad range of industries from tech to fashion and most recently co-founded the female-focused cannabis brand Jane West, where she now serves as a board advisor. As Chief Operating Officer of Jane West (2015 – 2019), Meighan crafted the brand’s experience and execution creating well-designed cannabis products with a modern sensibility while focusing on continuous improvement, optimization, and growth. As a result, Jane West (the eponymous lifestyle brand built by Meighan and the founder/CEO of Women Grow) is now among the most widely recognized cannabis brands for women. In addition, Meighan is well-known in the cannabis industry as a digital influencer and champion of women professionals.
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Alison Bryce is a cannabis industry veteran, and has consulted on content strategy, marketing and events with some of the leading cannabis and health and wellness startups in California. Previously, she led Northside Media Group’s events and content strategy in Brooklyn, New York. Alison also was a producer on the National Desk at NPR in Washington, DC, for five years.
None of the members of management have entered into a non-competition or non-disclosure agreement with the Company