Decibel Cannabis Company is uncompromising in the process and craftsmanship needed to deliver the highest quality cannabis products and retail experiences. Decibel has three production houses operating or underdevelopment along with its wholly owned retail business, Prairie Records.
The Qwest Estate in Creston, BC is licensed and operating 26,000 square feet of cultivation space producing the widely championed, rare cultivar-focused brands Qwest and Qwest Reserve. These products sell in five provinces across Canada.
Thunderchild Cultivation, an 80,000 square foot indoor cultivation facility in Battleford, SK will be completed and licensed in 2020.
The Plant, Decibel’s extraction facility, has 15,000 square feet of Health Canada licensed extraction and product development space. This production house will fuel the growth of the Qwest, Qwest Reserve, BlendCraft by Qwest and General Admission, into new and innovative product formats like vapes, concentrates, edibles and beyond.
Board of Directors
Mr. Church has an extensive background in finance and investment banking in both the United States and Canada. He is currently the President and CEO of Clear North Capital of Calgary. Previously, Mr. Church co-founded TriWest Capital Partners which raised $1.3 billion of committed equity capital through five managed funds and generated exceptional returns across all five funds.
Ben brings 20+ years of entrepreneurial experience, innovation and leadership. He has built, operated and sold companies across multiple verticals including technology, e-commerce, retail liquor and real estate. As Chief Executive Officer of Qwest, he took the company from a licensed producer to a cash flowing EBITDA positive cultivator in 7 months.
Mr. Kelly has extensive Board experience having served on STEP’s board from April 2014 until October 2018 where he served as Audit Committee Chair and was a member of the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Kelly is currently the EVP and CFO of STEP Energy Services Ltd., serves as Chair of Enersoft Inc., and sits on the Board of Interra Ltd.
Mr. Wilson has served as CEO, President, EVP, and Officer for numerous retail businesses including leadership roles in Canadian Tire, Mark’s, Princess Auto, Spence Diamonds, Hold it All and Alcanna Nova Cannabis. As an experienced brand builder, Mr. Wilson has a consistent winning record in sectors ranging from hard goods to apparel and in formats ranging from start-ups and small chains to department stores and large concepts.
Delbert Wapass has previously been the Chief of Thunderchild First Nation for two terms and was previously an executive member with the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) for two terms. Prior roles include teaching, school administration, researching, governance negotiating, public relations, human resources, and finance. Mr. Wapass holds a B.A. from the University of Regina, a B.Ed. from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of Saskatchewan.