transforming identity through human optimization

Overview

Optimi HealthTM (CSE: OPTI) believes that personal identity is a fluid and evolving aspect of all our lives

This includes physical, spiritual and mental well-being. Our goal is to bring-to-market an evolving product family of functional mushroom-based formulations to help transform and “optimize” human development.

Pre-operational Facilities Constructed

Optimi Health is preparing to launch its business through the construction of two purpose-built 10,000 sq. ft. facilities in British Columbia. Once operational, these facilities will be dedicated to cultivation, processing and agronomic excellence. Optimi has invested time, capital and professional resources into the future of human optimization.

Cultivation-to-Consumer

From supplements and nutraceuticals, to future pharmaceutical opportunities, Optimi is developing a vertically integrated industrial scale operation initially targeting the rapidly growing functional mushroom sector. As the Company launches commercial operations, in-house expert research and its world-class advisory team aims to nurture concepts into products, and a regional business into a global leader.

Strategically Located

Welcome to business-friendly and environmentally conscious Princeton, British Columbia. Optimi will cultivate, extract, process, package and ship the finest strains of functional mushrooms from it’s two purpose-built, GMP-capable facilities.

Multiple Revenue Generating Assets in Development Offering diversity and the foundation to scale, diversify, and capitalize on the immense opportunity within the rapidly expanding business of fungi. Future product development has been initiated through a Health Canada exemption for advanced research into psychoactive formulations.

Initial Public Offering (IPO) closed on February 24, 2021 with an oversubscribed raise of $20,700,000. Use of proceeds will include capital expenditures for facilities, licensing, e-commerce platform, acquisitions, G &A and working capital. Full details of the offering, corporate plans, and use of proceeds are publicly available on the Company’s filings at www.sedar.com.

Operating Divisions

Management Team

Bryan Safarik
Bryan Safarik
COO & Director

Over fifteen years of experience in Senior Management roles, as well as Founder and President of various profitable private companies. Bryan’s experience includes developing operational efficiencies at Ocean Fisheries LTD before serving as Director of Marine Operations prior to the sale to the Jim Pattison group. After assisting with the successful sale of Ocean’s, Bryan co-founded, and currently serves as President for BC Green Pharmaceuticals Inc. Bryan received a Bachelors of Science degree from Wingate University.

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Jacob Safarik
Jacob Safarik
CFO

Over 12 years of experience in accounting, project finance, business development and quality assurance. Jacob graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Prior experience includes playing a lead advisory role in the divestiture and sale of a $6 billion business in San Francisco. Jacob also worked in Vienna, Austria where he managed various audit and assurance engagements for key infrastructure and development initiatives funded by the European Union. Jacob is also a cofounder of BC Green Pharmaceuticals Inc and currently serves as their Chief Financial Officer.

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Mike Stier
Mike Stier
CEO & Director

Following Mike’s studies in business management & finance at Kwantlen University, he worked for CIBC as a licensed Senior Financial Advisor managing assets over 100m. Mike specializes in M&A, corporate finance, and currently sits as President & CEO of New Leaf Ventures (CSE).

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JJ Wilson
JJ Wilson
Chairman of the Board

Active CEO and Co-Founder of Ride Cycle Club and Partner at Very Polite Agency. JJ’s previous experience includes leading the international expansion of Kit and Ace, in addition to developing the businesses brand, ecommerce, and retail. A recent graduate from Harvard Business School, JJ now focuses on strategic growth initiatives and development for his operating companies, in addition to independent strategic investments, and philanthropy.

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Dane Stevens
Dane Stevens
CMO & Director

An entrepreneur with 12 years experience in international product sourcing, development, manufacturing, and quality control, Dane is the founder of multiple successful wholesale and retail DTC businesses, and is currently President of Cavalier Jewellers LTD. After investing in several venture start-ups, Dane now concentrates his efforts on various philanthropic endeavours, and on the science-based benefits in the rapidly evolving world of fungi.

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ADVISORY BOARD

Chip Wilson
Chip Wilson
Advisor

Chip Wilson is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist, who has founded several retail apparel companies, most notably yoga-inspired athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica. Wilson is widely considered to be the creator of the athleisure trend. In 2016, he organized his personal and business interests into the holding company Hold It All Inc.

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Edward Safarik
Edward Safarik
Advisor

Edward is a Member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia and former Founder, President and CEO of Ocean Fisheries Limited. Edward offers extensive past board experience: six year board member of Genome BC, Chairman of the Fisheries Counsel of Canada, Cochair of the Food Agriculture/Fisheries Initiative on Sustainable Economic Fisheries, Founder and Chairman of the Herring Conservation & Research Society of BC (HCRS), and a member of the Pacific Scientific Advice Review Committee (PSARC) and the Herring Industry Advisory Board (HIAB).

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Jon Schintler
Jon Schintler
Independent Director

Jon is an accomplished senior leader and capital markets professional with a demonstrated track record spanning over 15 years. He works in the rapidly evolving field of renewable energy development and is experienced in providing strategic leadership to high-growth companies. He has played instrumental roles in developing, financing, and managing large wind, solar, run-of-river hydro, thermal and geothermal energy projects. He has led over $3B in third-party financings and contracts.

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Elfi Daniel-Ivad
Elfi Daniel-Ivad
Licensing Advisor

Elfi formally served as Head of Submissions, Regulatory at Eurofins Experchem Laboratories Inc. In this role, she led a team of regulatory professionals in the development of regulatory submission strategies for Natural Health Products (NHPs), OTC drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, food products, site licenses, medical establishment licenses and applicants to become licensed producers and dealers of federally controlled substances.

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Leigh Grant
Leigh Grant
Facility Advisor

Over 20 years experience in the HVAC
industry and indoor cannabis cultivation, Leigh specializes in the development of advanced indoor horticulture systems, for federally licensed cannabis producers. Acknowledged as an indoor horticulture facility design expert, Leigh consulted for Broken Coast Cannabis, from inception to its latest expansions under the Aphria ownership group, and BC Green
Pharmaceuticals.

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Harley Pasternak
Harley Pasternak
Advisor

As a fitness and nutrition specialist, Mr. Pasternak’s client roster includes Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Halle Berry, Katy Perry, Megan Fox, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Pattinson, Adam Levine, Jessica Simpson, Charlie Puth, Gwen Stefani, Ke$ha, Hilary Duff and Jennifer Hudson. He currently stars on the E! channel’s Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, makes regular appearances as a fitness contributor to good morning America on ABC, and formerly starred on ABC’s The Revolution, and as a judge on Top Model. Mr. Pasternak has made worldwide speaking appearances in over 30 countries and is a bestselling fitness and diet author published in 14 languages in over 25 countries. He holds a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto and an Honors Degree in Kinesiology from University of Western Ontario. He is also certified by The American College of Sports Medicine and The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, and served as an exercise and nutrition scientist for Canada’s Department of National Defense.

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Chip Wilson
Chip Wilson
Advisor

Chip Wilson is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist, who has founded several retail apparel companies, most notably yoga-inspired athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica. Wilson is widely considered to be the creator of the athleisure trend. In 2016, he organized his personal and business interests into the holding company Hold It All Inc.

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Edward Safarik
Edward Safarik
Advisor

Edward is a Member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia and former Founder, President and CEO of Ocean Fisheries Limited. Edward offers extensive past board experience: six year board member of Genome BC, Chairman of the Fisheries Counsel of Canada, Cochair of the Food Agriculture/Fisheries Initiative on Sustainable Economic Fisheries, Founder and Chairman of the Herring Conservation & Research Society of BC (HCRS), and a member of the Pacific Scientific Advice Review Committee (PSARC) and the Herring Industry Advisory Board (HIAB).

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Jon Schintler
Jon Schintler
Independent Director

Jon is an accomplished senior leader and capital markets professional with a demonstrated track record spanning over 15 years. He works in the rapidly evolving field of renewable energy development and is experienced in providing strategic leadership to high-growth companies. He has played instrumental roles in developing, financing, and managing large wind, solar, run-of-river hydro, thermal and geothermal energy projects. He has led over $3B in third-party financings and contracts.

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Elfi Daniel-Ivad
Elfi Daniel-Ivad
Licensing Advisor

Elfi formally served as Head of Submissions, Regulatory at Eurofins Experchem Laboratories Inc. In this role, she led a team of regulatory professionals in the development of regulatory submission strategies for Natural Health Products (NHPs), OTC drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, food products, site licenses, medical establishment licenses and applicants to become licensed producers and dealers of federally controlled substances.

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Leigh Grant
Leigh Grant
Facility Advisor

Over 20 years experience in the HVAC
industry and indoor cannabis cultivation, Leigh specializes in the development of advanced indoor horticulture systems, for federally licensed cannabis producers. Acknowledged as an indoor horticulture facility design expert, Leigh consulted for Broken Coast Cannabis, from inception to its latest expansions under the Aphria ownership group, and BC Green
Pharmaceuticals.

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Harley Pasternak
Harley Pasternak
Advisor

As a fitness and nutrition specialist, Mr. Pasternak’s client roster includes Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Halle Berry, Katy Perry, Megan Fox, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Pattinson, Adam Levine, Jessica Simpson, Charlie Puth, Gwen Stefani, Ke$ha, Hilary Duff and Jennifer Hudson. He currently stars on the E! channel’s Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, makes regular appearances as a fitness contributor to good morning America on ABC, and formerly starred on ABC’s The Revolution, and as a judge on Top Model. Mr. Pasternak has made worldwide speaking appearances in over 30 countries and is a bestselling fitness and diet author published in 14 languages in over 25 countries. He holds a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto and an Honors Degree in Kinesiology from University of Western Ontario. He is also certified by The American College of Sports Medicine and The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, and served as an exercise and nutrition scientist for Canada’s Department of National Defense.

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