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.
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
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
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 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.
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