One of the oldest and most respected cannabis retailers in California

Operating two of the major dispensaries in the San Francisco Bay Area, two dispensaries in Oregon and a cultivation facility in Salinas, California

Harborside Inc Management

Mathew Hawkins

Interim CEO

Matt Hawkins is the Founder and Managing Principal of Entourage Effect Capital (EEC), formerly known as Cresco Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused specifically on investing in the legalized cannabis industry. Since 2014, the firm has invested out of two co-investment vehicles and special purpose entities with over $160MM in AUM, and is currently raising its third fund. Prior to founding EEC, he was a Partner and President of a real estate investment company which acquired REO and NPL from banks and financial institutions across the country. Prior to this, Matt was a Principal/Co-founder of San Jacinto Partners, a fund focused on the bulk acquisition of single family residential assets and the Managing General Partner of Adjacent Capital, L.P., a private equity/specialty lending fund. He was earlier affiliated with Treadstone Partners, L.L.C., a distressed debt and equity fund. Matt is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.

Peter Bilodeau

Chief Executive Officer

Serial entrepreneur across various sectors, including cannabis retail, real estate, oil & gas, investment banking and corporate services
President and CEO of Foundation Markets Inc. and FMI Capital Advisory Inc. Prior to FMI, Peter worked for one of Canada’s major chartered banks quickly advancing to the senior management ranks. He is a former real estate appraiser with extensive experience in various types of real property valuation

Tom DiGiovanni

Chief Financial Officer

Former CFO and Chief Compliance Officer at Canndescent where he helped scale the company into one of the number one brands of luxury flower in California, as well as a multi-state brand operator
Prior to joining Canndescent Tom served as the CFO of Mainstream Energy where he managed growth rates of more than 100% per year, and helped consummate the merger of Mainstream Energy into Sunrun Inc (NYSE: RUN)

Jack Nichols

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Began career with the NYPD as a patrolman and detective before attending law school
Former Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Maine. Previously worked for a private company as in-house counsel, where he assisted government agencies in the formulation of medical cannabis regulations

Gregory Sutton

Chief Operation Officer

Experienced finance and legal professional with extensive experience working with public and private companies
Previously served as CFO for Agris Farms and co-founder of three successful start-ups. Former partner at Stevens & Lee and Montgomery McCracken. Graduate of NYU School of Law

Marian Robinson

Vice President of Human Resources

Held senior executive positions at Target, Orchard Supply Hardware, a 100 store retail chain with 5,000 associates, and most recently was the Senior Director of Human Resources at the largest Planned Parenthood affiliate in the country in San Jose, giving her a breadth of experience across the challenging HR landscape

Travis Higginbotham Jr. as Vice President of Production

Vice President of Production

Travis Higginbotham is a commercial cultivation specialist and business owner in the hemp and cannabis space with more than eight years of experience in the global and American markets. Most recently, Higginbotham was co-owner and VP of Sales and Business Development at The Hemp Mine, a vertically integrated producer of hemp genetics and hemp-derived products managing 70 acres of field cultivation and CPG products in all categories. The Hemp Mine doubled in revenue from 2019 into 2020 despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, successfully expanded business throughout the Southeast U.S. and secured sales of the company's hemp clones in more than 20 states.

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