Jesse McConnell, M. A.
Mr. McConnel is the co-founder of Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp., and an expert in organic cannabis cultivation with over a decade experience in this emerging sector. His efforts have been instrumental in establishing the first federally legal certified organic cannabis cultivation facility in the World. Mr. McConnell has extensive knowledge spanning the scientific, technical, organic, regulatory, and quality-related best practices governing medical cannabis as well as Certified Organic growing methods. Mr. McConnell holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Victoria.
Mr. Smith is a lawyer with over a decade of experience as CEO and/or director of several TSX-V listed companies. He completed his education at the Cambridge University and the University of British Columbia. Mr. Smith’s law career included roles as a clerk to the supreme court of Canada and as an attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, one of the world’s top law firms. Most recently, Mr. Smith was a founder and Chairman of the Board of Less Mess Storage Inc. (TSX-V:LMS), which owns and operates the largest self-storage chain in Central and Eastern Europe. Less Mess Storage was acquired and taken private in 2015 through a Plan of Arrangement, and was valued at over $30 million CDN.