About Ascent

We have carefully positioned ourselves to sit enviably amongst the industry in order to identify and invest strategically in emerging markets. The depth of our team plus our passion for cannabis, coupled with an increased user acceptance world wide, has opened many such opportunities. This same combination is allowing us to increase capitalization while turning opportunities into successful ventures across multiple jurisdictions.

NORTH AMERICA

EUROPE

Facilities

OREGON

PORTLAND, OR

NEVADA

LAS VEGAS, NV

 

OREGON

PORTLAND, OR

NEVADA

LAS VEGAS, NV

Leadership

Paul Dillman
Interim CEO, President & Director

Mr. Dillman previously served as the Executive VP of Marketing, Sales & Operations at Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. Mr. Dillman has over 30 years of global multi-national company experience, having served in senior positions at Philip Morris, AB InBev, and Coca-Cola. In the past 10 years, Mr. Dillman has successfully led the growth of a number of start-up companies, including founding and acting as President of Electronic Cigarettes International Group.

Mark Lotz
Interim CFO & Director

Mr. Lotz is a Chartered Professional Accountant practicing publicly through his firm Lotz CPA Inc. Having qualified in 1994, Mr. Lotz brings a wealth of experience in business, tax and consulting. Formerly a Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer in the brokerage industry, he also has senior management experience in the mining, manufacturing, cannabis and digital media sectors. He provides strategic tax and business planning and is a sought-after expert for complex contractual issues and financial quantification. His public company experience is extensive, including Candente Copper Corp., Handa Mining and Specialty Liquid Transportation Corp.

Paul Dillman
Interim CEO, President & Director

Mr. Dillman previously served as the Executive VP of Marketing, Sales & Operations at Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. Mr. Dillman has over 30 years of global multi-national company experience, having served in senior positions at Philip Morris, AB InBev, and Coca-Cola. In the past 10 years, Mr. Dillman has successfully led the growth of a number of start-up companies, including founding and acting as President of Electronic Cigarettes International Group.

Mark Lotz
Interim CFO & Director

Mr. Lotz is a Chartered Professional Accountant practicing publicly through his firm Lotz CPA Inc. Having qualified in 1994, Mr. Lotz brings a wealth of experience in business, tax and consulting. Formerly a Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer in the brokerage industry, he also has senior management experience in the mining, manufacturing, cannabis and digital media sectors. He provides strategic tax and business planning and is a sought-after expert for complex contractual issues and financial quantification. His public company experience is extensive, including Candente Copper Corp., Handa Mining and Specialty Liquid Transportation Corp.

David Hurford
Director

Mr. Hurford has over 20 years of experience working in senior roles with federal, provincial and municipal governments, crown corporations, non-profit organizations and a top 40 global university.