We’re seasoned experts

With our proven leaders in the regulated cannabis, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical sectors, Peak Processing has the knowledge and expertise to support our partners every step of the way. Our team doesn’t just stay ahead of the curve, we move quickly to create entirely new ones. Trust us to leverage our extensive industry experience to bring innovative solutions and products to market that meet the highest standards of quality and compliance.

The trusted team to get you there

Barry Katzman
Managing Director

Barry Katzman is an accomplished senior executive and entrepreneur with a strong background in beverage alcohol and, for the past 5.5 years in the cannabis sector. After a stint at Molson Breweries where he oversaw Sales for 4 districts in Eastern Ontario, Mr. Katzman entered the Canadian Wine Industry when the industry was rapidly moving to quality and estate-based entries. In a 15+ year span Mr. Katzman helped pioneer the entire sector as President and part owner of 6 different wineries including wineries such as Creekside Estates, Stoney Ridge Estates, Mike Weir Winery, Wayne Gretzky Estate Winery, and the establishment of many other iconic Canadian brands including the Tragically Hips wine. Mr. Katzman is a senior advisor to and Board Member of several companies and co-owns Hemp Energy Drink. Mr. Katzman was a founder of Tidal Health, a medically focused cannabis producer in the Maritimes; and most recently in his role as Executive Chairman of Terrafarma Inc and Thrive Cannabis Mr. Katzman led the deal team in their integrated sale and Amalgamation with Aurora Cannabis for $68 million. Mr. Katzman has been recognized on numerous occasions with multiple awards in the wine sector and for development in business and philanthropic efforts in Niagara. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Niagara University in New York.

Michael Tolmie
Chief Administrative Officer

Michael previously practiced as a Corporate / Regulatory Lawyer. While practicing law, he represented National and International clients in various corporate and regulatory matters, including contractual agreements, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters.

Most recently, he served as Director of International Business Development and Regulatory Affairs at a leading Canadian cannabis producer. In this role, Michael successfully navigated Canadian and International cannabis regulatory markets to expand the company’s presence.

Ian Scott
Chief Operations Officer

Ian has over a decade of experience in medical device development and manufacturing spanning surgical robotics, consumable medical products, and most recently cannabis.

Previously, Ian was Director of Operational Strategy at one of the largest cannabis producers in Canada, where he was responsible for new product development, process automation and equipment procurement. In this role Ian successfully developed and launched a wide range of new cannabis products into the Canadian recreational market.

Mary Jo Camboia
Vice President of Quality Assurance

Mary Jo is an experienced Quality Assurance Manager with more than 15 years of experience spanning nutraceutical, cannabis, manufacturing, sales and distribution industries. She has established quality systems from ground zero for companies that are now multi-billion-dollar entities.

Previously, Mary Jo was Director of Quality at a leading cannabis producer, where she was instrumental in establishing the company as a market-leader in delivering quality and consistent cannabis products. Mary Jo also has a thorough understanding of the Cannabis Act, and extensive experience working with Health Canada.

Amy Kelly
Vice President of Human Resources & Global Culture

Amy joined our Peak team in 2020, as a proven human resources executive with over a decade worth of labour and management experience across North America and Europe. Through leadership and training roles, Amy brings expertise in areas of global people management strategies, occupational health and safety foundations, diversity and inclusivity implementation, and thorough involvement in Canadian labour relations law and employment regulations.

As a graduate of the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business, Amy has worked in multiple industries such as Solar, Warehousing and Distribution and most recently, as Human Resources Leader at Presteve Foods, where she developed an industry-leading inclusive workforce to support North America’s #1 wild-caught, fresh-water fish provider.

Amy’s passion for people management and employee engagement has shown proven results to decrease turnover and increase employee satisfaction in all roles she held.

Justin Binder, PhD
Director of Research & Development

Justin holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Windsor. He has 6 years of research experience in synthetic chemistry and has authored over 35 peer-reviewed research articles and conference presentations. Justin has received numerous awards from the University of Windsor, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) and the American Chemical Society in recognition of his scientific achievements. Justin currently leads several cross-disciplinary research initiatives focused on novel delivery methods for cannabis extracts and their applications in consumer-packaged goods

Looking to join the team?

We’re always looking for talented individuals who share our passion for shaping the future of the cannabis industry.

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