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Corporate Governance

Executive Directors

Melinda Rombouts - President, CEO

Prior to founding NMC, Ms. Rombouts was the president, manager and owner of numerous large scale businesses producing agricultural food and pharmaceutical related products. Through this experience she has gained extensive plant knowledge crucial to the growth of a healthy plant and high quality product.

Ms. Rombouts has grown hundreds of varieties of plants and has experience with quality assurance and GPP program development, implementation and improvement with strict adherence to the regulations governing the pharmaceutical industry.

Board of Directors

Alice Murphy - Director

Ms. Murphy has been a senior financial executive for more than 20 years, including Chief Financial Officer positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Harry Winston Diamond Corporation and Wahta Mohawks First Nation.

Additionally, Ms. Murphy served as Mayor of the Township of Muskoka Lakes and Councillor for the District of Muskoka.

Beginning her career in audit at Coopers and Lybrand, Ms. Murphy returned to become CFO of the Financial Advisory Practice, where she was a key member of the practice administration, including the merger of two of the top global accounting firms to create PricewaterhouseCoopers.

As CFO of Harry Winston Alice had full responsibility for overseeing the financial reporting of its global entities, its compliance with NYSE listing requirements and Sarbanes Oxley, and the financial due diligence of its global M&A activities.

Ms. Murphy was elected in a landslide as Mayor and District Councillor of the Township of Muskoka Lakes and the District of Muskoka, bringing her financial and leadership expertise to enhance the financial stability of the municipality and negotiate key settlements and funding agreements.
Ms. Murphy is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Shari Mogk-Edwards - Director

Shari Mogk-Edwards is an expert in the beverage alcohol industry. Her career spans 36 years with the world’s largest single buyer of beverage alcohol in the world – the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. As the Vice President, Products, Sales and Merchandising, Shari led a high performance team of 100 category and inventory specialists, directed sales of over $5.5B, tasted thousands of products and collaborated with the most celebrated producers around the world. She developed and led VINTAGES, the fine wine department at LCBO to annual sales from $23M to over $500M, through innovative programs. As the face of LCBO, Shari managed her Shari’s Picks program, traveled the world and regularly represented LCBO at trade, television and radio events, and made countless appearances as was a key note speaker. During her extensive career at LCBO, Shari lead the way for professionals in the beverage alcohol industry. She was the proud recipient of the first trade partnership award, became an international wine judge, and is a dedicated advocate and supporter of leaders.

In her new company, Shari is focused on breaking down barriers and developing businesses. She shares her knowledge and experiences through her unique, personal approach.

Ravi Sood - Director

Mr. Sood is the managing director of Signal 8 Limited. Mr. Sood has been a founder of and the principal investor in several businesses in emerging markets and currently serves as Executive Chairman and Director of Galane Gold Ltd. (TSXV:GG) and Blockchain Power Trust (TSXV:BPWR) and as a director of Feronia Inc. (TSXV:FRN), and ICC Labs Inc. (TSXV:ICC).

He was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Navina Asset Management Inc., a global asset management firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Sood led the investment activities of Navina and its predecessor company, Lawrence Asset Management Inc., from its founding in 2001 until he sold the firm in 2010.

Clark Moeller - Director

Mr. Moeller lives in Wichita, Kansas and is the head of EQ Development, a company focused on private equity investments. With a background in lodging, commercial and residential real estate development, Mr. Moeller also has extensive experience in business operations across a wide variety of segments.

Mr. Moeller has broad experience in the cannabis industry with investments in Canada and the Colorado market.

Mr. Moeller graduated with honors and received his B.A. in United States History from the University of Kansas.

Melinda Rombouts - President, CEO

Prior to founding NMC, Ms. Rombouts was the president, manager and owner of numerous large scale businesses producing agricultural food and pharmaceutical related products. Through this experience she has gained extensive plant knowledge crucial to the growth of a healthy plant and high quality product.

Ms. Rombouts has grown hundreds of varieties of plants and has experience with quality assurance and GPP program development, implementation and improvement with strict adherence to the regulations governing the pharmaceutical industry.

Subcommittees

Audit Committee

  • Alice Murphy (Chair)
  • Clark Moeller
  • Ravi Sood

Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee

  • Shari Mogk-Edwards (Chair)
  • Clark Moeller
  • Alice Murphy
  • Ravi Sood

Technical Committee

  • Clark Moeller (Chair)
  • Melinda Rombouts
  • Ravi Sood

Compensation Committee

  • Shari-Mogk-Edwards (Chair)
  • Clark Moeller
  • Ravi Sood

Disclosure Committee

  • Alice Murphy
  • Melinda Rombouts
  • Ravi Sood