CROP Infrastructure Corp. (CSE: CROP / OTC: CRXPF) provides financing for land expansion, turnkey state-of-the-art greenhouse facilities, brand positioning opportunities, specialized equipment, and access to approved nutrients for select licensed cannabis producers in legal growing regions.
As an investment vehicle, modern greenhouse canopies offer the highest quality production environment at the lowest potential cost to growers. By providing modern canopies and related infrastructure, CROP aids cannabis producers to maintain a competitive edge in one of the most extraordinary opportunities of our generation.
CROP’s portfolio currently consists of 176,000 square feet covered or under construction, with an additional 134,000 square feet scheduled, and interests in over 325 acres of outdoor production, and has built the blueprint and framework for an continued expansion in 2018.
CROP has the team, vision, industry relationships, and access to financing to build and grow this innovative and exciting opportunity.
Arif Merali, CEO & Director
Mr. Merali served as an Acting Chief Financial Officer of Dentonia Resources Ltd. since October 28, 2011. He has been a self-employed investor since 2001. He served as a Registered Representative of Canaccord Capital Corporation from 1999 to 2001. He served as a Director of Petrostar Petroleum Corp., since May 2012. He served as Director of Atocha Resources Inc. from August 31, 2006 to April 25, 2012; and Dentonia Resources Ltd. from May 2008 to 2012. Mr. Merali served as a Director of Monte Christo Capital Inc.
Abbey Abdiye, CFO
Mr. Abdiye brings extensive experience in the financial sector with both public and private companies. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), current CFO of Tower One Wireless Corp. and other reporting issuers, where he managed the responsibility for all financial, fiscal management, regulatory compliance, and reporting aspects of corporate operations. He also provides strategic guidance and direction in capital structuring and is engaged with innovative financing programs that leverage sales and development opportunities.
Andrea Castiglione, VP, Business Development EMEA
Mr. Castiglione brings a heavily quantitative background having developed financial trading algorithms from the age of sixteen for over a decade. With a broad experience in various sectors technology and service design, he has been a key advisor to several international family offices and investment funds. Mr. Castiglione is fluent in four languages and has successfully conducted business in several jurisdictions outside of North America.
Michael Yorke, Director
Mr. Yorke began his career in the financial sector with the Royal Bank of Canada in 2001. He subsequently served as an active trader and value investor for the last 14 years. He went on to provide consulting services to several publicly traded companies in addition to organizing capital market events with On-Page Media. Mr. Yorke is fluent in three languages and is has traveled extensively around the globe. He earned an International Business Diploma, Bachelor of Business Administration degree, and is currently completing his Masters of Business Administration degree through the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Victoria Bostic, Director
Ms. Bostic brings over 10 years experience working in sales, marketing, branding and corporate communications, with both public and private companies. Her experience includes creating brands and building teams within various sectors such as: cannabis, health and wellness, and athletic apparel. Ms. Bostic’s global cannabis industry experience includes: cultivation, processing, research and development. Ms. Bostic is an experienced professional and will assist CROP in establishing strategic partnerships across the whole cannabis supply chain.
Greg Douglas, Executive Advisor
Mr. Douglas formally entered the Cannabis space in 2015 when he joined the Bureau of Standards (Jamaica) as Management Information Systems (MIS) Manager. Subsequently served as Project Coordinator for a proposed Medical Cannabis (Ganja) Track and Trace Pilot Project. This led to exposure to compliance mechanisms used in Colorado, touring state facilities which increased his understanding and appreciation of the industry while building relationships with Colorado’s compliance agency, along with local businesses. From April to November 2017 Greg was seconded to the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) as their CEO. While there he became a part of local history by issuing the first commercial licenses. He was part of the CLA team that visited Canada meeting with both Canadian Government entities and officials. He resumed his duties at the Bureau of Standards in January 2018 and works on the creation of standards within the cannabis industry in Jamaica.