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Chief Executive Officer

Anthony has had a long and distinguished career as a Senior Executive in the Information Technology sector, most notably as the Vice President of Global Sales for Research In Motion (now BlackBerry) between 2000 and 2008. He is also the former Co- Owner, Chief Executive Officer & President of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Phoenix / Arizona Coyotes between 2013 & 2017. Not done with sports, he is also founding partner of Maritime Football Limited Partnership, a group that is in the final stages of securing an expansion franchise and multi-use Stadium for Halifax, Nova Scotia in the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Preston Drummond

Founder & Executive Chairman

Preston is an experienced entrepreneur and sales and marketing professional, having built companies in green home technology, promotion, entertainment and hospitality sectors, and scaling them effectively over multiple markets in Canada and the US. As an executive or founder, he has guided his businesses to sale or valuations up to $505mm. Customer acquisition and retention, as well as the training, retention and motivation of young junior employees are hallmarks of Preston’s reputation. Credits include National Home Services, Smart Home Works, Eddy Solutions, Proactive Energy, and PDP Entertainment Group.

Nathan Snell

VP of Retail Operations, Western Canada

For over 25 years, Nathan has been a management leader in hospitality and retail operations in Alberta and Saskatchewan, managing multiple locations for chains such as Moxies, Brewsters Brewing Company, and Original Joe’s. He has extensive knowledge in creating and implementing all operational systems, hiring and training, costing, and standard operating procedures. His cannabis knowledge and experience culminates in his recently completed Medical Cannabis Certificate Program, accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy.

Braeden Astalos

VP Systems & Technology

Braeden Astalos is an expert at predictive business analysis, statistical modelling, and systems development. With a strong background in sales, marketing, operational tools and processes, and overall corporate growth, he ensures every technical aspect of the business is running smoothly. Braeden is an engineering graduate from the University of Calgary, holds a diploma in Data Science from Ryerson University in Toronto, and is a graduate of the Medical Cannabis Certificate Program accredited by the CCCEP.

Jennifer LaPerle

VP of Marketing & Design

Jennifer joined ModernLeaf having previously occupied the roles of Marketing Supervisor and Creative Director; her experience and natural talent for design and high-level project management set the standard for all aesthetic works associated with the MLG Inc. brands. She is responsible for building and maintaining targeted branding and visual messaging focused towards key demographics. She also creates all online and print collateral promoting ModernLeaf Group Inc. across various Canadian markets.


General Manager & Social Media

Alexandra Tower brings her wealth of experience in project management and public relations to the ModernLeaf team, and as General Manager, she employs versatility and high-level organizational skills to ensure all daily operations and office procedures are executed seamlessly. Alexandra also works closely with the marketing team to create and manage digital content for ModernLeaf’s social channels.


1What is a Certified Cannabis Guide?
Certified Cannabis Guides have been rigorously trained in all things cannabis. They receive the most up-to-date knowledge on plant science, cannabinoid consumption and the body, and cannabis products. Certified Cannabis Guides advise customers on responsible use, help them choose products that best suit their individual needs, support them during the shopping process and provide guidance throughout their experience with cannabis.
2How can I become a Certified Cannabis Guide?
Information will be made publicly soon about how to become a ModernLeaf Certified Cannabis Guide. Keep an eye on for updates.
3How can I become a ModernLeaf customer?
Information will be made publicly soon about how to become a ModernLeaf Customer. Keep an eye on for updates.
4Where does ModernLeaf get its information for its Cannabis Education?
The ModernLeaf team has extensive background and experience in cannabis. Its executive team, advisors, directors, contributors and agents have all worked in highly regulated environments and cannabis education. The courses and education information are backed by mdBriefCase Inc. and Advancing Practices, a leading physician education company and by Alex Revich. Alex began his career in cannabis with MedReleaf Corp, a leading Canada Health licensed cannabis producer, as Director of Partner Development and is one of the most experienced and accredited cannabis educators worldwide.
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