CEO & Director
Mr. Ruscetta has over 20 years of direct investing experience in public and private equities, credit, distressed situations and various corporate restructurings across many industry sectors. Prior to Trichome, Mr. Ruscetta founded and managed the RCM Special Situations Fund and led the Canada Special Situations Group (CSSG) at Goldman Sachs Canada. Previously, he served as Managing Director at Amaranth Advisors (Canada) and Director at CIBC Merchant Banking.
Co-Founder & Director
Mr. Lustig is the founder and CEO of Origin House. He began his professional career in the pharmaceutical industry at Merck & Co. In 2000, he started his capital markets career in institutional equity research in the Life Sciences sector at Orion Securities. For the next 14 years, Mr. Lustig worked as a senior producer at GMP Securities L.P. and as Head of Capital Markets at Dundee Capital Markets before becoming Principal at KES 7 Capital. Mr. Lustig founded Cannabis Royalties & Holdings Corp. in early 2015.
Co-Founder & Advisor
Mr. Salz is the founder and CEO of Stoic Advisory Inc., a leading boutique corporate finance advisory firm focused on the global cannabis industry. Prior to launching Stoic Advisory, he served as an Investment Analyst at Interward Asset Management and played active role in capital allocation including investments in the cannabis sector. Previously, Mr. Salz spent 4 years at Dundee Capital Markets (now Eight Capital) as an analyst covering medical and recreational cannabis companies.
CPA, CA Interim CFO
Mr. Grywacheski has nearly a decade of accounting and finance experience. He has significant experience in the legal cannabis sector, both in Canada and the United States, through roles at Deloitte and Origin House. He has been involved in acquisitions, equity transactions, and debt transactions totaling well over $1 billion.
Mr. Jarrett has over 6 years of investing experience in public and private companies. Prior to Trichome, he served as VP Investments at Grenville Strategic Royalty Corp. where he co-led due diligence on $70 million of late stage venture and growth stage investments, and took the lead in closing over 60 investments.
Asset Based Lending
Mr. Yasny has 18 years experience in factoring and asset based lending, initially with Morrison Financial and then as the President of Fleet Street Financial Corporation until 2010. In 2012 he started Money Consultants Ltd. providing one stop financing for new, growing and distressed businesses with factoring, purchase order financing, business loans, private mortgages and turn-around financing.
Mr. Bennett has over 5 years of banking and private debt experience. Prior to Trichome, he served as an associate in the Leveraged Finance group at CIBC responsible for the origination, structuring, underwriting and syndication of senior and subordinated debt financing solutions for Canadian and US private equity sponsors.
Mr. Rowjee has over 4 years of banking and private equity experience. Prior to Trichome, he served as a private equity analyst at Old Mutual Investment Group responsible for due diligence and detailed financial analysis on a diversified portfolio of investments. Previously, Mr. Rowjee served as an analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at Barclays, in South Africa, structuring debt financing solutions for private equity sponsors.
1. Terms By accessing the website at http://www.trichomefinancial.com, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. 2. Use License Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Trichome Financial website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials; use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial); attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Trichome Financial’s website; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Trichome Financial at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format. 3. Disclaimer The materials on Trichome Financial’s website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Trichome Financial makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Trichome Financial does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site. 4. Limitations In no event shall Trichome Financial or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Trichome Financial’s website, even if Trichome Financial or a Trichome Financial authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you. 5. Accuracy of materials The materials appearing on Trichome Financial’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Trichome Financial does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Trichome Financial may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However Trichome Financial does not make any commitment to update the materials. 6. Links Trichome Financial has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Trichome Financial of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk. 7. Modifications Trichome Financial may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service. 8. Governing Law These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ontario, Canada and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.