Leo Jaschke Joins Executive Team on Heels of Company’s Public Listing
PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (CSE: HARV), a public vertically integrated cannabis company with permits and licenses in 11 U.S. states, announced the appointment of Leo Jaschke as the chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately. Jaschke will be a key member of the executive team, reporting to Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (Harvest) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steve White.
.@HarvestofAZ announced the appointment of Leo Jaschke as CFO. $HARV.C CEO Steve White: “We are excited to have Leo with us as we take important next steps as a public company to grow and move the company forward.”
“Leo brings integrity, people skills, a strong work ethic and a depth of experience to Harvest,” said Harvest CEO Steve White. “Leo is an operational finance, accounting and private equity veteran, who shares our values, vision and knows our business well. We are excited to have him with us as we take important next steps as a public company to grow and move the company forward.”
Jaschke comes to Harvest from WTRMLN WTR™ where he served as CFO. At WTRMLN WTR™, Jaschke led the company’s financial operations, managed all financial functions and supported the CEO and Board of Directors in executing the company’s strategic vision.
Prior to WTRMLN WTR™, Jaschke served as vice president of finance and then CFO of MBHE Holdings (MBHE) from 2006 to 2016, where he was responsible for managing the financial functions of MBHE and its portfolio companies, including accounting, finance, tax, treasury, risk management and forecasting and budgets.
Previous to that, he was the director of finance, treasury and risk management for Ultimate Electronics, a former NASDAQ-listed specialty retailer of consumer electronics with $400 million system-wide revenue and 32 retail stores.
“I’ve worked with and known Leo for 15 years,” said Harvest President Steve Gutterman. “He has a superior blend of skills and experience, and he is the perfect person to lead our growing finance team.”
About Harvest Health & Recreation Inc.
Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (Harvest) is one of the first consistently profitable, public vertically integrated cannabis companies with one of the largest footprints in the U.S. Harvest’s complete vertical solution includes industry-leading cultivation, manufacturing and retail facilities, construction, real estate, technology and operational expertise — leveraging in-house legal, HR and marketing teams, along with proven experts in writing and winning state-based applications. The company has 425 employees with proven experience, expertise and knowledge of in-house best practices that are drawn upon whenever Harvest enters new markets. Harvest’s executive team is comprised of leaders in finance, compliance, real estate and operations. Since its founding in 2011, Harvest has grown its footprint every year and now has licenses in 11 U.S. states, with planned expansion into additional states by 2020. Harvest shares timely updates and releases as part of its regular course of business with the media and the interested public. For more information, visit: https://www.harvestinc.com/.