Our Team

Management

Taz Turner

Chief Executive Officer

  • 20 years experience in investing and capital markets
  • Founded Southshore Capital, former Partner at Trafalet Delta Funds

Ashish Kapoor

Chief Financial Officer

  • Over 20 years experience in finance and capital markets
  • Extensive public company executive experience

Joe Anto

Senior Advisor

  • 20 years experience in finance, investing, M&A and operations
  • Former CEO of 550 store retail chain Fred’s Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED)

Brian Ruden

Special Advisor

  • Founder & CEO of Star Buds Inc., U.S based cannabis retail chain
  • Prior to founding Star Buds, was a tax attorney in Colorado

Board Members

Ben Higham

Board Member

  • Founder and board member of Star Buds International
  • Practiced corporate law in both Canada and the U.S.

Dale Rasmussen

Board Member

  • Executive and consultant to numerous growth companies is cutting-edge markets
  • Former board member of Quantum Fuel Systems, Fisker Automotive, and IMPCO Technologies

Jakob Ripshtein

Board Member

  • Former President of Aphria, a leading global cannabis company
  • Former CFO at Diageo North America & President of Diageo Canada

Taz Turner

Chief Executive Officer

  • 20 years experience in investing and capital markets
  • Founded Southshore Capital, former Partner at Trafalet Delta Funds