Michael Richmond

Michael Richmond

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Richmond has been involved in the digital interactive marketing industry since early 2000. He served as vice president of sales at Relation Serve Media (2003-2006) where his responsibilities included overseeing various national accounts. In 2006, Relation Serve Media was acquired by Come&Stay, Inc, and Mr. Richmond became General Manager for its U.S. operations (2006-2008), where he was directly responsible for its administrative and business development programs. Mr. Richmond left Come&Stay, Inc. to launch Datasys, formerly known as Media Direct (2008-2021). He has extensive experience working with global companies and brands including Nissan, AT&T, Ford, Chevy, and Tylenol. Mr. Richmond co-founded GSL in 2018, after recognizing the disruption in supply chain and potential consumer safety risks in the cannabis industry associated a shortage of quality third party testing laboratories. Since founding GSL, Mr. Richmond has focused on designing GSL’s laboratory information management system and developing in-depth knowledge of the technology, data security and compliance side of the cannabis industry. Mr. Richmond holds a bachelor’s degree in Government from Hamilton College (2003).

Paul Crage

Paul Crage

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Crage is an innovative entrepreneur with extensive experience with start-ups. With a finance and accounting background, Mr. Crage began his career as a financial analyst with Tylan General (1989-1992) and went on to launch the first prepaid dental network as VP of Finance of Advantage Health Plans (1992-1994). He eventually left to start several start-up companies. As CEO and Co-founder of Rapid Roll-Off & Recycling (1997-2010), Mr. Crage built the business from the ground up. After the sale of Rapid Roll-Off, Mr. Crage co-founded a luxury property management company for estate homes, Andover Service (2010-2018). Mr. Crage co-founded GSL in 2018, after recognizing the need for safety compliance testing during the early stages of the cannabis industry. As CEO of GSL, Mr. Crage has overseen its early development with a focus on identifying new clients and expansion opportunities, maximizing lab efficiencies and hiring qualified senior level science and compliance personnel. Mr. Crage holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from University of Florida (1988).

Ed Murray

Director

Mr. Murray is a product development executive with extensive experience scaling start-up companies. He has been a member of the leadership teams of a series of successful high growth companies. He served in executive leadership roles at Ping Identity (2014-2016), Dynatrace/Gomez Inc./Compuware Corp. (2007-2013) and Witness Systems (2003-2007). Since 2016, Mr. Murray has served as Chief Technology Officer at Ceterus, Inc., a fin-tech start-up revolutionizing accounting automation. Mr. Murray combines a strong focus on operating metrics with a keen sense of vision and product market fit. Mr. Murray holds a bachelor’s degree in Science, Chemistry from Bridgewater State University (1978) and a masters degree in Science, Biochemistry from Boston University (1980).

Olivier Centner

Director

Mr. Centner has over 25 years experience building businesses with a value first approach to driving unit economics and enterprise value. Mr. Centner is the founder and CEO of UNOapp (2008-present) , a leader in digital first solutions for retail-tech and consumer engagement, working with over 2,000 retailers and Fortune 500 brands such as Coca-Cola, Monster Energy, Corby, and Diageo. In addition to leading UNOapp, Mr. Centner is a director of SOL Global Investments Corp., which manages a portfolio of securities of public and private companies in the cannabis and hemp industry. Mr. Centner holds a degree from the Institut National Supérieur Affaires et Management in Paris, France (1995).