Joel Taylor - North America, Director of Sales transitioned into the cannabinoid industry as an early investor in the Natural Health Services. He previously owned and operated medical cultivation stores in Canada and provided cultivation equipment and consultation to Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) home growers and large-scale Licensed Producers by providing in-facility consultation on facility design, cultivation technique, drying and processing.
As legalization approached, Joel worked closely to help educate and transition cultivators primarily in British Columbia and other parts of Canada into the regulated market. He also assisted in licensing cultivators, raising capital, and working directly with regulators from Health Canada in provinces across Canada. Prior to the emerging in the cannabinoid industry, Joel's experience focused mainly on the development of SOP's for health and safety in the workplace that were centred around equipment and procedures in high safety risk industries.
Mike Reynolds - CEO of Kase Manufacturing & Senior Special Advisor of Kase Farma has spent the last 10 years building political, business and community alliances in the cities of Ceres and Modesto, California. His involvement in cannabis began after his son Kase was diagnosed with epilepsy at four months old. Mike then formed a partnership with Jason David and gave a new impetus to the development and success of the Jayden's Juice product offer.
Mike, directed the planning, design, construction, licensing and staffing of Kase Manufacturing, one of the first cannabinoid manufacturing labs approved for operations in the State of California. His hands-on experience as a pioneering developer of medicinal cannabinoid products gives him the foresight that will allow Kase Farma to adapt quickly to changes in the hemp/CBD marketplace.
His relationship with the City of Ceres and experience as a parent of a child whose life was transformed by medicinal cannabinoids are invaluable to Kase Farma's success.
Drew Ford - CSO of Kase Manufacturing & Senior Technical Advisor of Kase Farma heads the research and product development division at Kase Farma with a particular focus on formulation, extraction, and quality control. He previously worked as a chemical engineer in the reverse osmosis desalination industry, working in research and development and chemical purification before making the switch to the cannabinoids space.
His patented Intellectual Property was one of the driving factors that caused LG Chemical to purchase the desalination company after being installed in one of the top 10 largest desalination plants in the world at Palmachim, Israel.
Drew's experience and passion for chemical purification and refinement brought him to the cannabinoid market and Kase Farma. He was a key member of the team that developed the first vacuum distillation process equipment for cannabinoid oil and has optimized and redefined the standard of "potency". Many of the wiped film systems today being offered by equipment OEMs bare Drew's early vacuum distillation development ideas.
Kase Farma, An Industry Leader
Kase Farma is an industry leader driven by quality, integrity and innovation, managed by a world-class team of experts. Kase Farma currently operates out of a 22,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility and is currently implementing a scaled-up, high through put extraction strategy utilizing IPGrow hemp-based cannabinoid plant within the existing facility. Kase Farma is licensed to operate in the areas of cultivation, extraction and distribution in the State of California, and is world renowned for its products that have been shown to assist with the reduction of certain medical conditions.