ABOUT US

Led by Doug Chloupek, a long-time wellness and cannabis entrepreneur. Juva Labs, Juva Cultivation and Juva Retail will continue business as distinct brands of an effective vertical operation sharing knowledge and expertise.

Juva Life Management

Doug Chloupek

Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board

With a passion for the cannabis industry, Doug has worked across a range of verticals to bring new businesses to life. Valley Grown Enterprises, Lux Wellness, and Medmar Healing Center have created tangible value for both consumers and investors. His work in co-founding BAS Research led to it being granted the first Californian license for a medical cannabis manufacturing and research group.

Neil Ruditsky

Chief Operating Officer

Spent more than two decades in senior leadership positions in the hospitality and cannabis industries. Under his leadership, Elemental Wellness grew from $4M to $20M in four years. Also founded NSR Enterprises.

Mat Lee

Chief Financial Officer

A finance professional with over ten years of leadership experience in audit, corporate finance, financial reporting, and operations management. Extensive experience as CFO for Canadian public companies.

Kari Gothie

Vice-President of Finance and Administration

A certified public accountant with over 30 years experience as a financial executive. She also has extensive experience with entrepreneurial ventures, high growth start-ups and M&A activities.

Dan Hughes

Vice-President of Distribution and Delivery

Holds a decade of experience in the cannabis industry working for the top names in cultivation, lab testing, product manufacturing, distribution and retail. Specializes in business development and operations management.

Thomas Leschak

Master Grower

Vice President of Horticulture for Frosted Flowers and co-founder of CannAcademy, a trade school for cannabis horticulture.

Medical Advisory Board

Pat Whitworth, MD

Education Director

Leading researcher, educator and cancer surgeon. Fellowship at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Principal Investigator for numerous NCI and Industry clinical trials.

Justin Lo, MD

Pain Clinic Director

A top pain management specialist who has his own practice and was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at University of California, San Francisco.

Peter Beitsch, MD

Science Director

Internationally recognized breast surgeon and researcher. Holds several fellowships and is the former President of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Board of Directors

Rakesh R. Patel, MD

Medical Director, Board Member

Renowned Oncologist, clinical researcher with >250 worldwide lectures and 100 publications. Seasoned entrepreneur with multiple healthcare startups.

Norton Singhavon

Board Member

Founder, Chairman, and CEO of GTEC Holdings

Brings significant capital markets expertise to Juva Life as an independent director. His experience with corporate governance, M&A, financing and operating within highly regulated industries will be extremely valuable in fostering the growth of Juva from a private company, into a publicly listed issuer on the CSE.

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