HEAD OF INVESTMENTS, INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
Mina joined Merida in 2018 and heads the Investment Team where he is responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence, portfolio analysis and management. He also serves on the firm’s Investment Committee and represents Merida in its capacity as a sub-advisor for rePlant Hemp Impact Fund, which is focused on investing in hemp-based technologies to decarbonize the global economy. He serves on the board of several portfolio companies, including Henry’s Original, Canadian Rockies Hemp Corporation, Cellibre, Phylos Bioscience, and Pantry Food Co. Prior to joining Merida, he co-founded and served as CFO of Philagrow, a Pennsylvania-based medical marijuana company. Mina spent the bulk of his career doing Investment Banking advisory work, most recently at Deutsche Bank from 2006 to 2017, where he led the North American structured finance derivatives business.
Mina obtained a B.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a Finance concentration. He is a CFA® Charterholder and a CPA candidate.