Timeline

  • Nov 1996 - Prop 215 Enacted
  • Nov 2014 - NCC Formed with First permitted Medical Cannabis Delivery Dispensary in City of SF
  • Jul 2015 - First Cultivation Opens at Bryant Street
  • Feb 2016 - Second Cultivation Opens in San Francisco’s Mission District, First Foray into Manufacturing
  • Jun 2016 - Santa Rosa Cultivation Opens
  • Nov 2016 - Recreational cannabis Approved Prop 64
  • Aug 2017 - Retail Development Begins
  • 2018 - NCC Receives California State Licenses for All Operations
  • Feb 2018 - First Recreational Sale
  • 1996 - Prop 215 Enacted
  • Nov 2014 - NCC Formed with First Permitted Medical Cannabis Delivery Dispensary in City of SF
  • July 2015 - First Cultivation Opens at Bryant Street
  • Feb 2016 - Second Cultivation Opens in San Francisco’s Mission District, First Foray into Manufacturing
  • June 2016 - Santa Rosa Cultivation Opens
  • Nov 2016 - Recreational Cannabis Approved       Prop 64
  • Summer 2017 - Retail Development Begins
  • Jan 2018 - NCC Receives California State Licenses for All Operations
  • Jan 2018 - First Recreational
  • 2019 - Launch House of Brands

Our Leadership

Jigar Patel

CO-CEO

CO-Founder Jigar Patel has been an instrumental leader in the development of the  California cannabis industry. His depth of knowledge of the rich history of California cannabis,  regulation, cultivation, and sales in a compliant marketplace  are essential ingredients to NorCal’s success and growth. Prior to his role as CO-CEO at NorCal, Jigar served as President, leading the development of all facets of  NorCals operations and the operational execution of  the companies strategic plan. Thru his focus on industry leading efficient cultivation and  production operations,  brands with product market fit, and development of a statewide sales and distribution network Jigar was able to lead the transition  of the company from hyper growth to material profitability.  With a profound respect for the cannabis culture,  Jigars leadership exemplifies the true vision of leading Norcal by bridging the gap between the history and the future of cannabis as an industry.

David Hofflich

CO-CEO

Mr. Hofflich is a seasoned financial executive and turnaround professional with more than 20 years of experience working with more than 30 middle market companies ranging in size from $20 million to $2 billion. Prior to David’s role as CO-CEO at NorCal, he has served as interim CFO and advisor to NorCal’s BOD. David has served as interim CEO, CFO, CRO and advisor to numerous publicly and privately owned companies. He has been recognized for implementing successful strategies in complex business environments, which have created significant enterprise value for stakeholders. Earlier in his career, he served as a controller at UBS and as a senior auditor at Arthur Andersen. He is a certified public accountant, and received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from SUNY Binghamton’s School of Management and MBA in Finance from Fordham University.

AnnaRae Grabstein

Chief Compliance Officer

AnnaRae Grabstein is a strategic leader bringing a unique dual perspective to her role as Chief Compliance Officer of NorCal Cannabis Company as both a seasoned executive and a cannabis industry veteran. With NorCal Cannabis, AnnaRae leads public affairs, cannabis compliance and licensing, corporate social responsibility, legal and organizational development for the company’s diverse cannabis assets. Prior to NorCal, Ms. Grabstein was CEO of Steep Hill Lab, the first cannabis laboratory in the United States and cutting-edge startup where she worked with over 300 dispensaries, cultivators and product developers.

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