Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Standish has spent the past 15 years developing his business skills as an active investor, project manager, advisor and executive in a wide variety of industries including financial services, technology, natural resources, and the medical cannabis industry. He is a calculated risk-taker who is recognized for his business strategies, leadership and team building, while embracing core values of integrity, innovation and growth.
Mr. Standish has been involved in, and/or co-founded a number of cannabis related projects in Canada. He is the CEO & founder of Santa Marta Life Sciences, a director of Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE: VRT), and an advisor for Miracle Valley Medicinal Alternatives and Blocpal International.
Director, Chief Strategy Officer
Blair was formerly a securities and corporate lawyer at Miller Thomson LLP, where he advised companies listed on the NYSE, TSX, TSX-V and CSE. Blair is an expert in structuring financial and legal strategies for early-stage businesses seeking to expand their operations and maximize shareholder value. Blair’s legal practice focused on advising companies in emerging industries, such as cannabis and blockchain. Blair has a BA(Dist) and JD from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Law Society of B.C.
Mr. Boyd is the Director of Technology for Georgia Main Food Group (GMFG), a Canadian grocer with 30 locations in British Columbia, where he is leading a full digital transformation of their back office and retail systems. Prior to GMFG, Mr. Boyd was the President and Chief Technology Officer of Miracle Valley Medicinal Alternatives (MVMA), a Canadian cannabis producer located in Mission, BC. At MVMA, Mr. Boyd was responsible for managing the company’s overall corporate direction and strategy, facilitating company activity in finance, technology, regulatory and security compliance, and human resources. Mr. Boyd attended the University of Washington and holds an MBA from Simon Fraser University.