MJARDIN BUSINESS MODEL

MJardin Group has created a global cannabis management platform with unparalleled experience in cultivation, processing, distribution and retail. For over 10 years, MJardin has refined cultivation methodologies, developed state of the art facilities and implemented vertical integration for and on behalf of license owners.

 
 
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ASSET OWNER AND OPERATOR

MJardin owns or jointly owns assets across the full cannabis supply chain in Canada and the US for cultivation, processing, distribution and retail

ASSET OPERATOR OF CULTIVATION AND PROCESSING

Turnkey management services to develop, operate and staff cannabis facilities across the US and Canada

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STREAMING – PROVIDING FINANCE AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

MJardin provides additional turnkey facility management as well as project financing in a product streaming model to partners


GROWTH POWERED BY TECHNOLOGY

Grow Software

  • Proprietary software developed by MJardin with 8 years of cultivation data and metrics.

  • Ability to track plant growth, yield, and inventory management.

  • Numerous strain/harvest data sources.

  • Ensures consistent operations.

  • Data integration to match production with demand.

  • Real-time remote facility monitoring.

  • Enables consistent production at scale.

MJardin University

  • MJardin has developed a proprietary internal Learning Management System (LMS) called MJardin University.

  • Our LMS system enables training of a large workforce and the development of subject matter experts across cannabis production and management disciplines.

  • Topics include Horticulture Training, Safety, Laws and Compliance, Fertigation Basics, Atmospheric Conditions and Lighting Systems and many more.


MANAGEMENT TEAM

RISHI GAUTAM, CPA - CHAIRMAN & CEO

  • Founding investor and initial outside director of MJardin since 2014

  • Previously ran a private investment firm and held positions at Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers/Barclays

  • BBA (Accounting) from the University of Miami, Masters in Accounting  from Florida International University, and actively licensed CPA

 

FRANK KNUETTEL – CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

  • CFO of numerous public and private companies across diverse industries with considerable capital market and merger and acquisition experience

  • BA in Economics from Tufts University and MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

 

JORGE BOONE – CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

  • A seasoned senior executive having held numerous executive leadership roles at future 500 hundred companies, large scale enterprises and technology start-ups  

  • Depth of experience includes officer level roles at Wyndham Worldwide, Starwood Hotels and Resorts and several privately held companies

  • Jorge is a graduate of the Hotel School at Cornell University, and also received his MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University

 

ART BROWN – CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

  • Over 22 years of financial accounting and executive leadership  experience

  • Previously an audit Partner with Marcum LLP, RSM/McGladrey LLP  and Rothstein Kass LLP

 

MAX NARDULLI - EVP OF INT’L CORPORATE  DEVELOPMENT

  • 20+ years experience in the global financial markets and original investor for MJardin

  • Several years at Goldman Sachs in different management and client-facing roles both in  Europe and the Americas, including head of the alternative capital markets team

  • Graduated summa cum laude from LUISS University in Rome with a degree in Economics and Finance

 

BEN FRANZ - SVP OF CULTIVATION

  • Multidisciplinary plant scientist (botany and horticulture) with a focus on commercial  cannabis cultivation

  • Developed MJardin’s proprietary fertilizer blend, which increases plant performance, and  reduces labor and consumable costs

  • Holds a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Botany and has the course work completed (degree pending) for a M.S. in Horticulture with a concentration in Floriculture