Corporate Governance

Innovating technology starts with innovative leaders.

Taking the cannabis to new heights starts with our people. Our leaders merge their experience in the food industry with their knowledge of the cannabis industry to bring you innovative, high-quality products. We’re focused on creating a transparent company culture and invite you to connect with us on social for the latest updates.

Steve Jobs once said that “customers don’t know what they want until we’ve shown them.” That was his motto as he broke boundaries and developed technology at Apple that we didn’t even know we wanted.

That’s the attitude our team has at Nutritional High. The cannabis industry is booming, expected to reach over $20 billion shortly, and we think it’s time consumers have more options – perhaps ones they don’t even know they want yet. We’ll be the ones to show them.

Board of Directors

David Posner

Chairman of the Board and Director
  • Brought “Hempen Gold,” the first hemp-infused beer to Canada
  • Imported and created marketing and branding initiatives for various other alcoholic products in Canada
  • Acquisitions Manager for Stonegate Properties Inc. where he managed real estate properties and brokered deals in Canada and Oklahoma

Adam K. Szweras

Corporate Secretary and Director
  • Partner with the law firm Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
  • Chairman and Founder of Foundation Markets Inc., a Toronto-based investment bank, and Exempt Market Dealer
  • Expertise in recreational and medicinal marijuana laws in the US and Canada
  • Practiced securities law since 1997

Billy Morrison

VP of Extraction and Director
  • Founded Peloton Pharmaceuticals, where he designed, developed, and deployed nearly autonomous grow system that mitigates labor and reduces cost
  • Experience in operating marijuana companies, founding The Union Collective, a successful delivery dispensary; Capstone Analytical, one of the first Bay Area thin layer chromatography testing facilities; and Temez Extracts
  • Pioneered a patented water conserving technology that eliminates water change outs

Andres Tinajero

Director
  • Andres Tinajero has over 20 years of business experience, having supported a broad range of industries, including mining, manufacturing, and technology.
  • Mr. Tinajero has served as CFO and Vice President of Finance of several medium-sized public companies across Canada.
  • He holds a degree in Business Administration and an MBA, and is also a Member of the Canadian Institute of Certified Management Accountants, the Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia and he is a Certified member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Brian Presement

Director
  • President and CEO of Unite Communications Corp., which he has grown from a regional telecom provider offering a narrow set of services to a full scale telecom provider offering services to companies of all sizes all across Canada.
  • Over 20 years of business operations and marketing experience. Previously Vice President Business Development of VOXX Corporation responsible for the sales and marketing of Voxx’s Telecommunications Services

Jim Frazier

Chief Executive Officer
  • Over 23 years of experience in the food industry and a proven track record of developing and implementing branded and private label programs and driving profits
  • Owns and operates a successful Florida-based candy and chocolate business which has been a well-known manufacturer of confectioneries for over 40 years
  • Managed the expansion of his plant facilities and significantly expanded sales and developed new customer bases across all retail channels

Aaron Johnson

Director
  • Aaron Johnson is a partner and member of the Business Department of JRG Attorneys at Law, LLP, where he has substantial experience in the fields of cannabis business entity formation and regulation, business transactions (formation, operation, mergers and acquisitions), real estate transactions, and land use (CEQA) law.

Leadership Team

Jim Frazier

Chief Executive Officer
  • Over 23 years of experience in the food industry and a proven track record of developing and implementing branded and private label programs and driving profits
  • Owns and operates a successful Florida-based candy and chocolate business which has been a well-known manufacturer of confectioneries for over 40 years
  • Managed the expansion of his plant facilities and significantly expanded sales and developed new customer bases across all retail channels

Robert Keeler

Chief Operations Officer and Director
  • For 29 years, Mr. Keeler has been creating vertically integrated, high growth manufacturing, wholesale, distribution and retail companies, while establishing manufacturing, process, quality and financial controls
  • Mr. Keeler currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Dude, Sweet Chocolate, which is a vertically integrated manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of unique, world-class dark chocolate creations
  • Mr. Keeler previously worked for Dallas-based Sunrise Foods, Inc. for 18 years, retiring as a COO in 2012. Sunrise Foods, Inc. is a frozen food manufacturer with a national and international distribution network

Sonia Agustina

Chief Financial Officer
  • Mrs. Agustina possesses over fifteen years of experience, ten of which were in public accounting within the public market sector. She specializes in providing management advisory services, accounting and regulatory compliance to listed as well as non-listed companies in a number of industries including mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, technology, real estate and pharmaceutical.
  • Mrs. Agustina is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Bachelor of Administrative Studies, Honours, from York University.

Alex Storcheus

SVP, Corporate Development
  • Mr. Storcheus has been involved with Nutritional High since its inception in 2014 and is currently an SVP, Corporate Finance at Foundation Markets – a Toronto-based merchant/invesment bank
  • In his current capacity Mr. Storcheus assists Nutritional High with expansion efforts in various jurisdictions and financial advisory projects
  • Mr. Storcheus has previously worked at the Department of National Defense, holds a BBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and is also a CFA Charterholder

Billy Morrison

VP of Extraction and Director
  • Founded Peloton Pharmaceuticals, where he designed, developed, and deployed nearly autonomous grow system that mitigates labor and reduces cost
  • Experience in operating marijuana companies, founding The Union Collective, a successful delivery dispensary; Capstone Analytical, one of the first Bay Area thin layer chromatography testing facilities; and Temez Extracts
  • Pioneered a patented water conserving technology that eliminates water change outs

Chris Ryan

VP Acquisitions,Brand Management
  • A results-driven entrepreneur with 25 years diverse experience in hospitality, consumable goods manufacturing, tourism and education
  • Mr. Ryan began his career in sales and marketing at Molson Ontario Breweries and later went on to create, develop and operate seven hospitality establishments in Southwestern Ontario.
  • Served as head of hospitality, procurement for the Canadian leg of the Red Bull Air Races
  • Recently served as Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at St Clair College as well as fulfilling the role of Chief Operating Officer for startup craft brewer, Walkerville Brewery and Chief Operating Officer for newly formed regional destination marketing organization, Windsor Essex Pelee Island

Advisory Board

Frank Galati

  • Currently – Managing Partner of Bedford Group’s resource practice, advising resource companies on talent and leadership
  • Has extensive experience in the food industry with a focus on consumer products:
    • President and CFO of Wellnx Life Sciences, a sports and nutrition supplement company
    • President and CEO of Destination Products International Ltd., a frozen food company spun off from Cott Corp
    • Chief Financial Officer (US Division) & Vice President and Corporate Controller for Cott Corporation
    • Chief Financial Officer, Grocery Division and Director of Planning, Consumer Products of Maple Leaf Foods

Debra Zwiefelhofer

  • Registered and licensed dietician and nutritionist with over 30 years of experience in clinical nutrition care, food service management and medical marketing
  • Previously spent 17 years with Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition (formerly Novartis Nutrition) where she held a number of marketing positions in managerial capacities, including Interim Director of Marketing where she utilized her clinical experience and industry knowledge to build the foundation for a successful new company by directing activities of four marketing managers, collectively responsible for over 30% of total sales volume

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