Our team is made up of highly collaborative, energetic individuals who respectfully engage in evolving cannabis culture. Our actions are rooted in a mindful and educated nature regarding cannabis knowledge, use and consumption in a credible and responsible manner.
MEET OUR TEAM OF EXPERTS
JEFF MOOIJ, PRESIDENT
As a founding partner of 420 Clinic, the first licensed medical cannabis clinic in Calgary, Mooij has become a leader in the medical cannabis industry in Western Canada. Mooij as consulted stakeholders at the municipal, provincial and federal levels. He is chairman of the Board of Directors for 420 Investments Ltd., which manages three entities: 420 Clinic, 420 Advisory Management and 420 Premium Market. Formerly, Mr. Mooij was in the hospitality industry for 20 years.
MICHAEL “KATO” TOMIYAMA, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Tomiyama has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. His past experience was in consultation and as an operating partner for multiple establishments in the hospitality industry. Tomiyama has over 12 years of retail and sales management experience in the retail and wellness industry and was a liaison to Workers’ Compensation Board (Alberta) for chronic pain clients.
DR. IFE ABIOLA, B.SC, MD, MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Abiola has become a recognized authority in the scientific and medical applications of cannabis, he has consulted and presented for such groups and Alberta Health Services, Peter Lougheed Hospital, Canadian Orthopedic Nurses Association and several other organizations and levels of government.
GARRETT POPADYNETZ, CPA, CA, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Popadynetz began his career in the audit and assurance group of PricewaterhouseCoopers, and earned his Chartered Accountant designation. He later moved to be a partner at Arthur O. Solheim LLP and then established his own registered accounting firm. He has been in public practice for the past 12 years, advising private companies on finance, accounting, operation, tax planning and corporate restructuring.
RYAN KAYE, VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
Kaye’s career includes over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. His responsibilities have spanned several key aspects of the industry, including retail sales, management and product distribution. He spent six years with Wild Rose Brewery, playing a key role in the company’s extensive growth over that period. He has a great deal of experience in dealings with the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) and has built strong relationships with this important regulatory organization.
TODD PRINGLE, VICE PRESIDENT OF PROJECTS
Pringle’s career includes over 20 years of professional experience in IT management (C-level), Project Management (PMP) and SAP consulting. His business background spans oil & gas, utilities, pharmaceuticals and food manufacturing domains, including positions of increasing responsibility with Vistavu (SAP), Enmax, Flint Transfield Services, Agrium, Sylogist (SAP) and Shaw Pipe Protection. He is also an Ironman triathlete, coach and author.
AUDREY SLACK, CEC, CPHR, VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Slack is a Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience in the field. Working in HR, Slack has facilitated her diverse ability to build meaningful, long-term relationships with people from all backgrounds. In 2011, she decided to elevate her coaching skills and launched her own consulting company as an executive coach for senior leaders. Audrey began her career in the healthcare industry, specifically nutrition, which she believes medicinal cannabis is an extension of and likens it to “coming back home”.
AMBER CRAIG, VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING
Craig has over 15 years of experience in the media and journalism industry, with an extensive editorial portfolio spanning two decades. In 2007, she transitioned into the marketing side of media with a position at the Calgary Real Estate Board in Media Services. Upon leaving that position, Craig stepped into entrepreneurship and launched a marketing company. She is also the Co-Founder of an Alberta-based non-profit.
CRYSTAL GOODING, PRODUCTS SPECIALIST
Crystal’s career includes over 20 years of combined experience in hospitality, business development, sales and marketing. Crystal realized early on that her ultimate passion was providing exceptional customer experiences and service. Before joining 420 full-time, the last five years of Gooding’s career was spent with Gordon Food Service, finishing her career there as the Produce and Dairy Specialist. Crystal took pleasure in sourcing, testing and delivering the best up-and-coming and innovative products for chefs and restaurateurs all over southern Alberta and eastern British Columbia, winning a prestigious award for exceptional performance, sales growth and customer service in 2017.