Chairman of the Board
Michael Galego has been the Chairman of the board of directors as of March 15, 2019 and served as director of ICC Labs Inc since October 2018. Michael served an as attorney at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP from 2006 to 2010, focusing on merger and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities laws. From 2010 to 2016, Michael Galego served as counsel to Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp., Gran Colombia Gold Corp., PetroMagdalena Energy Corp., and CGX Energy Inc. Furthermore, Michael was the Chief Executive Officer of the Stronach Group, Agricultural Division, a division of the family office of Frank Stronach, from 2016 to 2017. Michael was also a co-founder and director of ICC Labs from 2015 to 2018, which was the first South-American-licensed producer of cannabis and the first recreational cannabis producer to be listed on a public stock exchange and led its sale to Aurora Cannabis in November 2018. Michael was named to Lexpert Magazine's "Top 40 Under 40" in 2013 and he is currently a member of the board of directors of Western Atlas Resources, Apolo II Acquisition Corp. and Apolo III Acquisition Corp.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Damian has extensive experience investing in and operating consumer and commodity related businesses. He was one of the Founders and CEO of Bona Vida (animal health CBD platform) before its acquisition by Better Choice Company, and consolidation with TruPet.
Prior to Better Choice, Damian was a Partner at Albaron Partners – a middle market investment firm focused on the cannabis and healthcare sectors. Damian has more than a decade of Wall Street investment experience managing over $2.5Bn in capital, having previously worked at Bain Capital, King Street, Silver Point and Magnetar.
Damian has an MBA and B.S. Econ, both from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Lori Taylor has been a member of the board of directors since March 15, 2019. Lori was the Chief Executive Officer of TruPet, which she founded, leading it to be named #39 on Inc.com's list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States in 2018. Since April of 2009, Lori served as the Chief Executive Officer of RevMedia Marketing LLC and through her leadership, was named a Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer in 2012 and 2013 and a Forbes Top 20 Female Social Media Influencer in 2013.
Jeff Davis has been as a member of the Board of Directors since March 15, 2019, and is the Founder and CEO of Molio Inc., a venture-backed, creative and media analytics agency. Prior to being CEO, Jeff worked in several roles at Procter & Gamble for a total of 23 years, where he spent time in numerous product sectors (consumer-packaged goods, pharmaceuticals and beauty). After retiring from Procter & Gamble in 2009, Jeff became director and CEO of Orabrush Inc., which was acquired by DenTek Oral Care, Inc. in 2015. Jeff is currently a member of the board of directors for Fabric, Curza, Dermaflage, the Hale Centre Theatre, and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah.
Michael Young has served as Director since December 2018 and is the Founding Partner of Cottingham Capital since January 2017. From March 2016 to January 2017, Michael was Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Trading at GMP Securities Toronto. From July 2012 to March 2016, Michael worked as Managing Director and Head of US Equity Trading at GMP Capital USA in New York and was previously a Director at Nuverra and ICC Labs.