EVERY IDEA BEGINS WITH A QUESTION

Meet Our Team

An unconquerable spirit with a love for helping people through cannabis!

It’s Lit Fam.

The Fonz

Chief Executive Officer | Co-Founder

Favorite Quotes:
“Seek first to understand and then to be understood” Stephen R. Covey
“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible” M.C. Escher
“Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.” Shirley Chisholm

Favorite Books:
48 Laws of Power
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Don’t sweat the small stuff

Favorite Superhero:
Wolverine

Why:
Rage of a beast but soul of a samurai. Short fuse and a tender heart – the loner who longs to belong

Superhero Power:
The ability to detect the truth

  • 17-years Program Management
  • 20-years Strategic Planning
  • 12-years Finance
  • 18-years Sales
  • 23-years Army Veteran M.S.

Mr. B aka Chief

Chief Human Capital Officer | Co-Founder

Favorite Quotes:
“Your struggle is your strength” Michelle Obama
“U gain power by giving it away” Carla Harris

Favorite Books:
48 Laws of Power – Robert Greene
Art of War – Sun Tzu

Favorite Superhero:
Wolverine

Why:
Resilience and an outlaw

Superhero Power:
Strength and cunning

  • 24-years Human Capital Experience
  • 17-years Program Management
  • 16-years Client Management
  • 16-years Process Improvement
  • MBA, PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt

Law Dog

Chief Compliance Officer | Co-Founder

Favorite Quotes:
“Go on, lean in. Listen, you hear it?…Carpe…hear it? Carpe, carpe diem, seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary’ John Keaton – Dead Poets Society
“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing” Abraham Lincoln
“Never Compromise. Not even in the face of Armageddon.” Rorschach – Watchmen

Favorite Books:
To kill a Mockingbird
The Talisman
The Godfather

Favorite Superhero:
Batman

Why:
Mad detective and leadership skills. Defends those who can’t defend themselves.

Superhero Power:
A superhuman thirst for knowledge

  • 21-years Law Practice and Litigation
  • Experience
  • 19-Years Startup Experience
  • 19-Years Sales Experience
  • 19-years Marketing Experience
  • Juris Doctor

Grandma Chem Dawg!

Master Grower

Favorite Quotes:
“Do what you say, say what you do!” Nancy Wallace
“Worst First! Deal with your worst problems first.” Nancy Wallace
“When in doubts throw it out!” Nancy Wallace
“People who can make you believe absurdities will make you commit atrocities” – Voltaire

Favorite Books:
The Jeff Lowenfels Trilogy
Teaming with Nutrients
Teaming with Microbes
Teaming with Fungus

Favorite Superhero:
Storm!

Why:
If I can control the weather, I can grow more weed for mankind!

Superhero Power:
Control the weather!

  • 34 Years Cannabis Cultivation Experience
  • 10 years Cannabis Breeding Experience

Lala aka The Plant Whisperer

Grower

Favorite Quotes:
Love is holding their heart more tenderly than your own” Unknown
“You need people like me so you can point your finger and say ‘that’s the bad guy’” Tony Montana
“Don’t be a dog returning to its own vomit” Abuelita

Favorite Books:
Rose Madder
Insomnia
The Marijuana Bible

Favorite Superhero:
Deadpool

Why:
Plays to the beat of his own drums. Not your cookie cutter superhero.

Superhero Power:
The ability to detect the truth

  • 10-years Cultivation Experience
  • 15-years Stage Singer & Musician
  • 6-years Professional Artist
  • 2-years Behavioral Science
  • 36-years General Awesomeness

Ta

Favorite Quotes:
“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” Edgar Allan Poe
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine- and shadows will fall behind you.” Walt Whitman
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Favorite Books:
Before I fall
The lovely bones
The Hunger Games

Favorite Superhero:
Captain America

Why:
Because no matter what challenges we face, we all have it within us to do the right thing, no matter the cost.

Superhero Power:
Telepathy

“PJ”

Trimmer / Cultivation Associate

Favorite Quotes:
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing” – Walt Disney
“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough” – Oprah Winfrey
“Whoever is happy will make others happy too” – Anne Frank

Favorite Books:
Long Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela
Jump: Take the Leap of Faith – Steve Harvey
Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man – Steve Harvey

Favorite Superhero:
Wonder Woman

Why:
Cause she’s a certified BADASS

Superhero Power:
Time Travel!

V

General Manager

Favorite Quotes:
“The time for half measures and talk is over, senator” Maximus Decimus Meridius
” Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing ” Abraham Lincoln
” I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” Apostle Paul

Favorite Books:
Interview with a Vampire
The Casquette Girls
The Book of Nod
Dracula-Stoker

Favorite Superhero:
Wolverine-Logan

Why:
Moral compass is always on point.
Like the way he flips the bird to cyclops.

Superhero Power:
Mind control and speed.

  • 20 years sales experience
  • 18 years law enforcement
  • 10 years US Army
  • 48 years gothic aficionado

Loki

Operations Associate

Favorite Quotes:
“If I can’t fix it, it’s ain’t broke” – Leroy Fields
“Git-R-Done” – Larry the Cable Guy
“Show me the MONEY!” – Jerry McGuire

Favorite Books:
Hotrod Magazine
Anything by Louis L’Amour
Field and Stream Magazine

Favorite Superhero:
Ghost Rider

Why:
He rides a Harley and does not take any crap from anyone

Superhero Power:
Unlimited strength!

Tata

Bookkeeper

Favorite Quotes:
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a woman, until it becomes a memory.” Dr Seuss
“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” Dolly Parton
“You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” Mara Anqelou

Favorite Books:
House of Scorpio – James Jenning and Pat Wallace
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Favorite Superhero:
Captain America

Why:
He was weak and sick but then powerful and indestructible

Superhero Power:
Strength and healing ability

  • 20 years Teaching
  • 17 years tax preparations specialist
  • 10 years bookkeeping
  • CDA Certified

What We Do

Hustle
Obsess over details
Value relationships
Make things, break things
Exceed expectations
Give lots of high-fives
Have Fun
Attempt the Impossible
We are accountable
Take risk

What We Don’t Do

Resist cake
Sacrifice quality for profit
Work for free
Egos
Outsource
Impossible deadlines
Over promise & under deliver
Say no to fun
Fail

Did you know?

Our team is comprised of an attorney, a tattoo artist, two army veterans, and a cop. Talk about diversity!
Our Castio name came from a dream one of our founders had in 2005!
We represent three different time zones!

“Dopest dope you’ll ever smoke”

Kevin F.

Our philosophy is more than producing the best medicinal cannabis; it is cultivating a way of life