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Elevate Wellness specializes in providing high-quality white-label and private-label solutions for cannabis and nutraceutical products. Our team of experts has extensive experience in these industries, and we are committed to helping our clients succeed.

Whether you need help with a specific project or want to start or grow your business, we are here to assist you. Our expertise and commitment to excellence set us apart from other companies, making us the perfect partner for your white-label, private label, and other cannabis and nutraceutical needs.

Meet Our team of industry experts.

FOUNDER & CEO

Hafez Rismani

Extensive business development and marketing background in the food and beverage space. In his previous positions, he was spearheading growth and negotiating contracts with companies such as Walmart, London Drugs, Yellow Pages and Just Eat Int.

FOUNDER & COO

Ali Samei

With over 25 years of experience, Ali has helped food industry leaders such as Yves Veggie Cuisine, Hain Celestial, Lesley Stowe Raincoast Crisps, Hippie Snacks, and Boosh Food, to name a few, in the areas of Production, R&D, QA, Procurement, auditing, expansion, and acquisition.

FOUNDER & LEGAL COUNSEL

Mahdi Shams​

In-depth understanding of regulatory framework and the Cannabis Control Act. Mahdi facilitated the sale of one of Canada’s first edible companies to Pasha Brands (CSE: CRFT). Mahdi regularly advises clients on public offerings, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financings.

CHIEF SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR

Bob Mehr

President and CEO at PURE INTEGRATIVE PHARMACY. Bob’s expertise in the health and wellness space spans nearly twenty-four years. His successes are derived from the 17 integrative pharmacies he has opened, owned, and managed in the past two decades, bringing together the world’s best natural, homeopathic, and pharmaceutical products under one roof. Bob is also the founder and formulator of 15 professional supplements licensed by Health Canada.

HEAD OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Trang Duong

Avid Food Technologist with over 25 years of experience in R&D and Food
Manufacturing, Trang has a stellar record in helping companies innovate and commercialize natural and plant-based products. Specialized in ingredients’ functionalities, formula and process optimization, she has served in leading roles at Herbaland, CPKelco, Left Coast Naturals, and Boosh Food to help bring innovative products to market.

Meet Our Advisors.

Advisor

Sophie Mas

Sophie Mas, Founder and CEO of Somas Consulting Inc., advises Canadian and international companies on cannabis regulatory, compliance and business strategies. Sophie is an active proponent of the cannabis industry, a founding member and Director of the BC Craft Farmers Co-op, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Association of Canadian Cannabis Retailers. Sophie was formerly the Director of the BC Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Secretariat.

ADVISOR

andrew Gordon

Andrew is a co-founder of Kiaro Brands Inc. (TSXV: KO), where he served three years as Senior Vice President and currently serves as a member of the brand’s Board of Strategic Advisors. As a founding member of the BC Craft Farmers Co-Op and a recent Director of the Association of Canadian Cannabis Retailers, Andrew is an ardent cannabis advocate and specializes in strategic planning, public relations, and community partnerships.

ADVISOR

carey Dillen

With 20+ years of experience in finance and operations spanning start-up to rapid growth environments, Carey has contributed extensively to health, wellness and sports communities locally and internationally. Carey is a CPA-CA who has led corporate development and strategy for YYOGA, MEC, and Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games and advised London 2012, Sochi 2014, Victory Square Technologies, Beautiful Game Group and many others.

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