Seed & Stone is an owner operated non-medical cannabis retail brand. We are a collective of passionate, caring Canadian citizens, here to educate, inform, and contribute our expertise on safe cannabis purchasing and consumption.
Our mission at Seed & Stone is to provide our customers with an exceptional cannabis retail experience that speaks to local sensibilities. Through community engagement, we are committed to creating a safe and convenient place to interact with cannabis products.
Our team consists of passionate people that constantly strive to do their best.
Vikram brings over 22 years of retail experience in marketing, business development and customer relations with leading retailers such as Subway and BC Liquor Distribution Branch.
Vikram has owned and operated Subway franchises in BC and was a member of the Subway FaF board which oversees marketing spend for all franchises in BC. Vikram has laid the roadmap for Seed & Stone’s success in cannabis retail.
With over 20 years of project management experience in various professional organizations, Chris leads the development efforts for Seed & Stone.
His proven track record for project implementation and 20+ years of experience working with highly regulated BC Lottery Corporation in the retail environment will help accelerate Seed & Stone’s growth.
Samir is an international businessman with over 25 years of experience in running a successful automobile business. Samir is detail-oriented and has experience in managing over 300 employees located across various countries. He directly handled team building, technology up-gradation, production and procurement activities.
At Seed & Stone, he is responsible for branded accessories procurement from Canada, India, China, and the US.
Dave has over 30 years of experience in the alcohol and cannabis industry and has extensive cannabis product knowledge.
From his start as operations manager for a cannabis genetics nursery to more recently being an integral part of the licensing and launch of multiple cannabis retail locations, Dave has successfully streamlined operations and improved productivity.
Sriram is an MBA graduate and a CFA charterholder with seven years of experience in capital markets and corporate finance. He has demonstrated a track record in researching and analyzing industries and companies in Asia, Europe, and North America.
Sriram is focused on facilitating Seed & Stone with strategic initiatives that encompass finance and operations to drive long-term growth and value.
Dina Lopes has over 15 years of experience in human resources management in the media, food processing, and education industries. She has extensive experience in managing organizational culture, career planning, recruitment and onboarding, and performance management.
Dina is responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives aligned with Seed & Stone's business strategy.
Preet brings six years of corporate and property accounting experience. She is responsible for maintaining accounting control and has implemented accounting systems and checks in Seed & Stone.
Preet adds value with her strong attention to detail and recommends financial actions by evaluating accounting options.
Dale has 20 years of experience in retail project management. Dale was an integral part of the launch of Costco stores in Burnaby and Richmond.
Post his association with Costco, Dale turned into a serial entrepreneur. Most recently, Dale was involved in a medical cannabis venture. At Seed & Stone, Dale spearheads the store launch and brings in necessary systems and protocols to ensure effective retail operations.
Veronica has over 10 years of experience in administration. She brings a wealth of experience having worked for leading firms in the oil and gas industry such as John Wood Group PLC and Solaris Management Consultants.
This transferable experience allows Veronica to provide the support necessary to set the company up for success.