The GaGa team of business professionals includes accomplished management, industry specialists, marketing and sales experts, outstanding in-house legal counsel, and a leading-edge R & D team.
William Castronova - Chief Executive Officer
A seasoned business professional, Mr. Castronova brings management talent, start-up skills, marketing and sales proficiency, and in-depth industry experience to the company.
Lucille S. Salhany -
Lucille Salhany became the first woman in history to head a television network when she became Chairman of Fox Broadcasting. She has also served as Chairman of Twentieth Television and President of UPN (United Paramount Network). Under her leadership as CEO and President of Paramount Domestic Television, the company produced and distributed more hit programming than any other studio including Star Trek: The Next Generation, Entertainment Tonight, Hard Copy, The Maury Povich Show, and The Arsenio Hall Show.
Chris Cardillo - Secretary & Legal Council
Chris Cardillo is a New York based attorney with 12 years of transaction and litigation experience. Mr. Cardillo has used his tenure as a lawyer to create several companies in, among others, the construction, entertainment and restaurant industries.
Mr. Cardillo is general counsel to the New York State Pain Society, a lecturer for Millennium Health, a national drug testing company, and a former Captain in the New York Guard JAG Corps.
Neal Rohr – Director of New Business Development
Neal Rohr has 30 years of experience as a business developer, marketing executive, and sales manager and trainer. A former award-winning National Account Sales Representative for IBM, Neal launched two nutraceutical companies and was a partner in an educational video production company that won the ACE Award for best original children’s programming for Cable TV.
Dr. Dan Finley – Director of Research and Development
After completing his graduate work in protein chemistry and chemical biology, Dr. Finley earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry at University of California at Berkeley. He now specializes in analytical and quantitative cannabis research with a focus on leading-edge processes for cannabis extraction and production.
Robert Haugen – Accounting and Finance
Mr. Haugen is a graduate of St. Mary’s Collage of California and National University where he earned two Bachelor’s degrees in Diversified Liberal Arts and Financial Accounting. Robert brings 20 years of experience in accounting and business auditing to M-Brands. His career has encompassed a broad range of work with both private companies and CPA firms.
Kaitlin Robinson – Director of Social Media and Graph Design
A gifted artist, designer and social media professional, Kaitlin transforms brand concepts into beautifully designed advertising, packaging designs and promotional materials.
Susan Fyles – Logistics and Compliance
Susan brings a strong background in front line operations management at a leading Washington producer/processor facility where she managed compliance and fulfillment, and interfaced with production department heads.