March 3, 2017 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it has selected Mr. Donny Sizemore and Mr. David Gawitt as the third and fourth members of its Cannabis Advisory Board. Mr. Gawitt and Mr. Sizemore have extensive experience in extraction, cultivation, and the marketing of cannabis. Both have expert knowledge, extensive backgrounds, and industry relationships, which makes them great strategic additions to the Board, as they will add value on several near-term west coast initiatives.
Mr. Sizemore is a proven project developer, brand conceptualizer and organizational builder. Donny melds 28 years of project development experience and a penchant for serious industry analysis with a unique set of brand building acumen. He is CEO of Dominion Solaris, LLC, which consults and teaches best practices in sorting through various state compliance, building code, and operational metrics within the cannabis industry. Donny focuses on bottom line results that are data driven, spanning from seed-to-sale production through full brand development. His cannabis industry competence and connections will be fully implemented across a various mix of disciplines and creative endeavors for Future Farm Technologies.
Mr. Gawitt has over ten years of experience working as a consultant for various dispensary and cultivation organizations, primarily in the western United States. Mr. Gawitt is the CEO and Founder of CannaSure Agriculture LLC, a Denver, Colorado based cannabis-consulting company, which serves as a consultant to startups as well as established producers. Mr. Gawitt is experienced in production, retail design, regulatory compliance and marketing strategies as well as brand building.
“We are very pleased to welcome Donny and David to our Cannabis Advisory Board and look forward to working with them. We expect their extraction expertise, industry contacts, legal compliance expertise, and seed-to-sale tracking knowledge will add tremendous value for our operations, especially as it immediately applies to our extraction business planning in the California market,” comments John Sweeney, COO of Future Farm Technologies and Chairman of the Cannabis Advisory Board.
The Cannabis Advisory Board will play an important role in Future Farm’s medical cannabis division as it will vet potential business opportunities and partnerships, discover and review value-add organic growth initiatives, and establish new relationships that will help the Company expand its presence within the North American cannabis industry.
Cannabis Advisory Board members will have the following roles and responsibilities
- Develop a deep understanding of the business, market and industry trends
- Issue guidance on issues raised by owners, directors or management
- Provide unbiased counsel, insight, and ideas from a third point-of-view (not involved in the operation of the business)
- Encourage and support the exploration of new business ideas
- Act as a resource for executives
- Provide a social networking platform for directors and the Company
- Support the development of a governance framework that enables sustainable growth
- Monitor business performance on an overall and divisional basis
- Impose challenges to directors and management to improve the business
As compensation for services, advisory board members Donald Sizemore and David Gawitt will be granted 50,000 shares each of Future Farm Technologies restricted common stock.
For further information, contact William Gildea, Director, at 617.834.9467.
On behalf of the Board,
Future Farm Technologies Inc.
William Gildea, CEO & Chairman