Management

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Daniel Phaure, CA, CPA | Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Phaure has held key leadership roles with a number of companies within the renewable, technology and infrastructure sectors. Over his 20 year career, he has consulted and advised numerous companies in North America, Europe and Asia, providing strategic guidance in relation to M&A activity, capital transactions and operational changes. As a result of his corporate and capital markets background, he brings a senior leadership skill set to Heritage that will drive the buildout of our current and future opportunities as well as the diligence and execution of our partnership strategy. Mr. Phaure has also served on various boards with exposure to both Canada and US.  

Erin Prohaska, CA, CPA | Chief Financial Officer

Erin has an extensive career leading finance and operations teams in diverse industries. Prior to joining Heritage, Erin was the CFO of a multinational consulting engineering firm with over 2500 employees. Prior to this, she managed and advised notable Family Offices on their finances and business holdings, including venture capital funds. Her career started at Deloitte, where she advised clients on both domestic and international tax issues. While working at Deloitte, Erin also earned her Masters degree in Taxation. 

Clint Sharples | President & CEO

Clint is a partner in First Growth Management (FGM), a small private equity management company formed in 2005. Mr. Sharples is the Chairman of other companies in which FGM has invested. 

Gary Whitaker | Vice President, Operations

Gary was previously Director of Quality Assurance inside PhyeinMed.  His extensive background in Pharmaceutical, and extensive knowledge of Health Canada regulations make him an ideal fit.  Gary’s new responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing both PhyeinMed and CannaCure facilities with respect to:
    • Manufacturing, Security, Quality, Facility Upgrades, Logistics, Procurement, Inventory Management & Order Fulfillment.
  • Participate at the Senior Management level in guiding our strategy.
  • Implement consistent policies and processes for both facilities
  • Implement effective enterprise software solutions for both facilities.
  • Build and manage a team for overall success.