Pac Roots is founded on West Coast elite genetics and the development and strengthening of those strains. The emphasis is always to maximize the quality of its products, by keeping yields and profit margins high. Pac Roots subsidizes costs with these two strategic partners:
Our genetics partner, Phenome One is recognized as one of Canada’s largest live genetic libraries is composed of over 350+ live cultivars.
Our industrial hemp license by Health Canada is a joint-venture agreement with Rock Creek Farms on a 100-acre outdoor project situated in British Columbia’s South Okanagan Valley. This partnership leverages generation of growing experience with the team at Speakeasy (CSE:EASY) as well as existing infrastructure, equipment, and access to land combination positioned Pac Roots to be cash-flow positive within their first year of trading.
The Company’s objective is to deliver the finest products. Preserving the excellence of our elite strains while introducing the highest quality of new strains to the public is our goal. Building genetic variations and building strength for a large variety of environments is the foundation that drives the decision making for our business.
Many strive to be the largest cannabis grower, but we believe that the quality of the cannabis you consume is paramount. Customers are extremely educated and mindful about the foods and drinks they intake. The demand for premium products has never been higher and Pac Roots is well-positioned to be a leader in the premium cannabis space.
Our cutting-edge technologies and proprietary methods focused on industry leading quality and growth rates.
Our elite craft growers are equally as passionate about cannabis and dedicated to excellence: variety, quality and yield.
At the forefront of our operations, lies a foundation of unsurpassed cultivators, cultivars and farming IP that will take us on a journey to elevate the premium cannabis industry:
BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MANAGEMENT
The team is committed to maximizing shareholder value by focusing on elite genetics, and the development of a production scenario that will position the Company as a low-cost producer, while maintaining the integrity of the finished product requires varied knowledge and experience.
Pac Roots has adverse Board of Directors and Management team of industry-leading experts.
CEO & Director
Mr. Farnworth is a business management and corporate finance executive with over 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Focused experience in cannabis, health and wellness, stem cell research, ESG businesses. In addition to an extensive worldwide business development, sales and operational experience with large and small multi-national companies. Successfull establishment of joint ventures, distribution channels, acquisition and sub licensing agreements. Mr. Farnworth is a former Vice President of Business Development of a TSX Venture Exchange Top 50 Mining Company, ranked 9th. He also is a director of Swiss BioTech Group, Zero Carbon Technologies, UNIVEC Inc. advisor to SperoPharm Cannabis, Zurich, and STS Capital Advisors.
Mr. Clelland’s experience in the sector dates to 2009 when he purchased Medicalmarijuana.ca which became an information portal for thousands of patients, doctors and growers. Through this company he and his team have helped thousands of Canadians find legal, safe medication. His team also consulted, designed, and submitted dozens of applications to the government under the MMPR, ACMPR and Cannabis Act. In 2011, Mr. Clelland also co-founded Greenleaf Medical Clinic; now recognized as a training facility by the University of British Columbia and offers preceptorships to physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists. He also co-founded Folium Life Science in 2013, an approved Canadian Licensed Producer. His roles in these organizations have included Chief Operating Officer, head of security, alternate master grower and alternate responsible person in charge.
Mr. McGill has a strong background in both commercial and residential real estate and has played a major role in many development projects. Matt and McGill Realty have established a tremendous commercial and residential outfit servicing the Fraser Valley and the lower mainland. Matt is skilled at crafting strategic financing options for corporations, and he has a substantial network of retail and institutional clients. Mr. McGill is also an integral part of restaurant/hospitality ventures with several chains of restaurants in the lower mainland. He also serves as a Director on several non-profit associations. Mr. McGill is an entrepreneur and financial strategist who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team at Pac Roots.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Henning is a Chartered Accountant and the founder and president of Corpfinance Advisors Inc. since 1984. Mr. Henning has solid expertise and practical experience in valuating businesses in a broad range of industries. He has assisted companies in financing, public offerings, and restructuring. Areas of expertise include retail cannabis, manufacturing, telecommunications, software, biomedical, oil and gas services, and renewable energy industries. Mr. Henning has served as a Chief Financial Officer and director for a number of TSX Venture Exchange and Canadian Securities Exchange-listed companies for several years.
VP of Corporate Development & Corporate Secretary
Ms. Dalaire has over 15 years of corporate compliance and investor communications experience. This unique combination of knowledge gives her a solid understanding of all facets of managing a public company and helps ensure the marketing efforts are compliant under relevant regulations. She plays a key role in providing services and advice to the Board and Management, ensuring positive communication and a constructive working relationship exists between both.
She has background in traditional and digital marketing and has worked extensively with junior public companies, serving as Corporate Secretary, Marketing Manager, Investor Communications and as a member of the Board of Directors.
Patrick Elliott MSC, MBA
Mr. Elliott is a true leader and entrepreneur. He is the President & CEO of Lexore Capital Corp., a private resource and cannabis investment company as well as Phenome One Corp, a full-service cannabis farming company focused on elite strain selective breeding. Mr. Elliott brings over 10 years of corporate finance, mineral exploration and financial markets experience. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in Geology and holds a MSc. in Mineral Economics and an MBA from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia. Patrick specializes in economic resource evaluation, financial modelling, CAPEX estimation, corporate development, and finance. Combined with his technical knowledge, Patrick has a wealth of contacts in the financial sector.
Strategic Operations Advisor
Mr. Geen is the Founder of Speakeasy Cannabis Club focused on building an unprecedented indoor, outdoor and greenhouse program on a 290-acre prime agricultural parcel in Rock Creek, BC. A proud 4th-generation BC farmer, Marc Geen has been active in the legal medical marijuana industry for more than 10 years, consulting, complying with, and participating in the MMAR, MMPR, and ACMPR programs. Prior to co-founding Speakeasy Cannabis Club Ltd, Marc spent 14 years as Head of Operations for Kettle Mountain Ginseng Ltd, one of North Americas largest ginseng producers. The experience gleaned from a long career in large scale commercial farming, Mr. Geen has been able to apply many cost effective, good farming practices to the outdoor, indoor, and greenhouse cultivation of cannabis. Mr. Geen is also the co-creator of a full line of cannabis extract products designed under ACMPR regulations.
Josh has grown up in British Columbia’s thriving cannabis industry. As a second-generation farmer, Josh has over two decades of experience farming, breeding, cultivating, and selecting unique cultivars for the medical community. He is an expert in plant science and possesses a comprehensive knowledge of cultivars and a mastery of medicinal implementation. Previously, he has developed proprietary farming systems, as well as low cost/ high output nutrient systems. Through thoughtful design and engineering, he has been able to consistently show improvements in crop yields, pathogen resiliency and quality. Currently, he is the COO and Director of Phenome One Corp. Josh also continues to select, test and collect unique genetics for Phenome One.
Tyler Hazelwood is a Canadian entrepreneur and the founder, CEO, and creative director of Lords of Gastown Motorcycle Co., an apparel and lifestyle retail lifestyle brand born from the motorcycle culture of the Pacific Northwest; the More Trees lifestyle and apparel brand; and the Lords of Grasstown cannabis brand.
Previous to his life as a busy branding entrepreneur, Mr. Hazelwood was the owner of School of Mix and School of Remix, bartending and audio production schools; an actor; a DJ; and an event promoter.
Brand Designer & Design Director
Tom Pedriks has lent his creative talents to some of the world’s most recognized brands ; contributing strategy, vision and design to develop multi - media branding communications. Mr. Pedriks has crisscrossed the globe, helping uncover and communicate stories for developers, the hospitality industry, lifestyle brands, wine, spirits, & beer makers, as well as marketers. He combines insights and emotions to make products irresistibly liveable, o wnable and desirable. In an ever - changing world, Mr. Pedriks brings intelligence, experience, and sophisticated creativity to define and differentiate sense of place, articulate competitive advantage, and help brands thrive. Mr. Pedriks has worked with Tr easury Wine Estates, Corby’s, Seagrams, Matua Wines, Beringer Wines, Souverain Wines, Brown - Forman, Mark Anthony Group, Tequila Tromba, Sleeman’s Brewing, Howe Sound Brewing Company, Wayne Gretzky Enterprises, National Hockey League, Bauer, Nike, Dynastar Skis, CCM, Dayton Boots Company, Raffles Hotels, Four Seasons, and Viceroy Hotels. His work has been recognized internationally by I.D. Magazine, Applied Arts Magazine, The One Show, Graphis, Communication Arts, San Francisco International Wine Awards, The Dieline, Lovely Package and many more. He has decades of experience in branding and design. He founded Haymaker Creative in Vancouver (2009 - 2014) and co - founded Ryan & Deslauriers (1996) in Montreal, which grew to be one of Quebec’s largest privately owne d design/advertising firms which he sold in 2005. Ryan & Deslauriers specializes in the sports, lifestyle and luxury resort real estate industries.
Dominic Stann is a technology entrepreneur with over 15 years of diverse experience specializing in communications, design, affiliate marketing, marketing, and brand creation. As his career has evolved, he has been involved in the successful business development of technology solutions for start-ups and early-stage ventures.
The Board of Directors of Pac Roots Cannabis Corp. have established high standards for the Company’s service providers, employees, consultants, officers and directors. There is a clear philosophy on the importance of a solid and transparent corporate governance policies. It’s the duty of the Board of Directors to be prudent in its fiduciary obligations to the shareholders and oversee the management of the Company’s business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in the guidelines by the B.C. Securities Commission and Canadian Securities Exchange. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.