Jeffrey Binder

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Prior to founding CLS, Mr. Binder served as founder, Chairman and President of Power 3 Network, Inc., a company that develops websites and back offices for home-based businesses. Mr. Binder has invested in and mentored several start-up and mid-stage companies, through his private holding company, JeMJ Financial Services, Inc., which he formed in 1988. Mr. Binder received his Juris Doctorate from the National Law Center, George Washington University, in 1971, where he received the honor of membership in the Order of the Coif. He also served as a legislative assistant to Adlai Stevenson II, a United States Senator for Illinois, and practiced Law at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, LLP, Chicago, Illinois for five years.

Frank Tarantino

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Tarantino has more than 18 years of executive management experience in public and private companies and six years of experience in public accounting. Prior to joining CLS, Mr. Tarantino was the COO/CFO of Wild Things, an outdoor clothing manufacturer and retailer serving the US Military and foreign governments. Prior to Wild Things, Mr. Tarantino worked as the Vice President of Finance at Cornerstone Brands, an acquisition and holding company concentrating on high end, online and direct mail retailers. Mr. Tarantino was involved with several acquisitions and managed the company’s bank syndicated credit line, which peaked at $135 million. Mr. Tarantino also worked on raising capital for both Wild Things and Cornerstone Brands. In the early stages of his career, Mr. Tarantino worked as an auditor for Coopers and Lybrand, now Pricewaterhouse Coopers, in the Boston office where he concentrated on auditing financial institutions, banks, broker dealers and institutional investors.

Mr. Tarantino earned a BS in Accounting and Finance from Babson College, Wellesley, MA and earned his Certified Public Accountant Certificate from the State of Massachusetts.

Ben Sillitoe*

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Sillitoe co-founded Oasis Cannabis Center, LLC, a premier cannabis dispensary, in 2014 where he first served as the Finance Director and then as its CEO beginning in 2015. CLS acquired all of the membership interests in Alternative Solutions, L.L.C., the owner of Oasis Cannabis Center, LLC, in June 2018. Mr. Sillitoe has been a leader in the local Las Vegas cannabis industry since its inception, having served on the Board of Directors for the Nevada Dispensary Association, the largest cannabis trade association in Nevada, for over two years. Between 2012 and 2014, Mr. Sillitoe was the Finance Director of Proficio Mortgage, a subsidiary of Proficio Bank. Mr. Sillitoe earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Managerial Finance from the University of Las Vegas.

*Effective upon closing of the Alternative Solutions acquisition

Don Decatur

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Decatur was the Director of Operations of Alternative Solutions, L.L.C., which CLS acquired in June 2018.  Between 2015 and 2016, Mr. Decatur was the Director of Product Development for Nevada Medical Group, LLC, d/b/a Body and Mind (BaM), a cannabis company. From 2010 until 2015, Mr. Decatur owned and served as CEO of SinCity Style, LLC, a cannabis merchandise and apparel company. Mr. Decatur has over 18 years of experience in the cannabis and horticulture business. He is responsible for the creation of numerous strains of cannabis, has won numerous industry awards, and has been honored by High Times magazine for creating two “Top Ten Strains of the Year”.

Todd V. Swanson, M.D.*

Director of Medical & Scientific Research

Dr. Swanson is a co-founder of Oasis Cannabis. For 25 years Dr. Swanson was a practicing orthopedic surgeon in Las Vegas at his successful clinical and surgical practice. Dr. Swanson has founded, funded, managed, and served on boards of numerous medical enterprises including a home hospice facility, drug rehabilitation center, and a medical device company. Dr. Swanson received his M.D. from the Washington University Medical School.

*Effective upon closing of the Alternative Solutions acquisition

Raymond Keller

Founder of CLS Labs, Advisor

Mr. Keller also contributed his intellectual property rights related to the proprietary process of extracting, cleaning and converting the cannabinoids from the cannabis plant and the associated delivery materials and systems for such cannabinoids to CLS Labs in exchange for his shares therein. Since 2009, Mr. Keller has served as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of GoodCat, LLC, an FDA-licensed laboratory that produces e-cigarette liquid for a number of distributors and brands. Mr. Keller graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Biology in 1989.

Frank Koretsky


Mr. Koretsky is a founder and has served as a director of CLS Labs since its formation in 2014. Upon consummation of the Merger, Mr. Koretsky was also appointed a director of the Company. It is expected that Mr. Koretsky will serve as a consultant to the Company in the future. Since 1995, Mr. Koretsky has served as the President of East Coast News Corp., a leading company in the adult product distribution industry. As a result of Mr. Koretsky's business experience, he brings a strong background in management, marketing and branding to the Company.