GrowForce believes sound corporate governance practices are imperative to achieve our strategic and operational goals. We strive to attain the highest standards of corporate governance and adopt industry best practices that guide our decisions and behaviour.

Board of Directors

Rishi Gautam, CPA Chairman & CEO 

Vast array of cannabis management knowledge and expertise, having structured and ultimately participating in the initial financing for MJardin Group in 2014, and has been a Director since inception

Previously held positions at Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers / Barclays and co-created and ran a private investment alongside fellow colleagues from Goldman Sachs

Moya Cahill 

CEO and co-founder of PanGeo Subsea, a technology and service provider of high resolution 3D SAS sub-bottom acoustic imaging technology  • Over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas and renewable energy sector • Recipient of the “Canadian Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award” and “Canada’s Top 40 Under 40”

David Sharpe

Currently the CEO of Bridging Finance, an alternative lender to mid-market Canadian companies • 25 years of experience in financial services • Previously served as the head of investigations for the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada

Bob Silver

Co-owner, Director and President of Western Glove Works, co-owner and Director of Warehouse One and President and beneficial owner of RIS Media Ltd. • Extensive experience having been involved in business since 1970 

Lorne Sugarman

Currently Principal at KES 7 Capital Inc. and the Executive Chairman of Wellpoint Health Services • Previously served as the CEO of Wellpoint Health Services and was a Managing Director, Investment Banking at GMP Securities

John Travaglini

Currently the CEO of 4Front Capital Partners, an independent investment bank • Previously owned a mid-market investment and merchant banking consulting firm based out of Toronto, Ontario