Our Team

With a leadership team comprised of hospitality, culinary, law enforcement, technology, finance, sales, and marketing veterans, INDUS is committed to transparency, working within the regulations of a growing market, and forming partnerships with community, state, and industry leaders who share our vision. Together, we are building a new American Industry, creating products that emphasize consumer safety while advancing changing perceptions of cannabis use.



Robert Weakley, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Robert Weakley serves as Chief Executive Officer of Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. As the organization’s leader, Mr. Weakley is responsible for overseeing the senior management team, as well as creating and implementing the strategic direction of INDUS and its award-winning brands.

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Joe Bayern, President

Joe Bayern serves as President of Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Co, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. A veteran executive and respected strategist, Mr. Bayern oversees the complete day-to-day operation of INDUS, implementing the vision laid out for the organization with input from employees at every level.

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Mark Ainsworth, Executive Vice President & Co-Founder

Mark Ainsworth oversees all manufacturing functions, including procurement and distribution. He brings to the company substantial experience in food manufacturing and distribution operations. In 2006, Mr. Ainsworth founded Pastry Smart, the first and only American Humane Certified and Organic bakery and confectionery manufacturer in the United States. Under his direction, Pastry Smart expanded into a 40,000 square foot state-of-the-art, energy-efficient production facility. Mr. Ainsworth has consulted with several Fortune 500 companies, and developed items at Pastry Smart that are still being sold by retailers such as Whole Foods Markets and Costco Wholesale. He has been a member of the American Culinary Federation since 2013.

Tina Maloney, Chief Financial Officer

Tina Maloney serves as Chief Financial Officer for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. Ms. Maloney joins the executive team with more than 25 years in executive leadership positions, with responsibilities that have included finance, tax, treasury, procurement, internal audit, information technology, and human resources. With INDUS, Ms. Maloney applies her veteran talent to a rapidly changing and highly regulated industry, one in which her expertise will be called upon as the organization continues to grow within the boundaries of compliance.

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Kelly McMillin, Chief Compliance Officer

Kelly McMillan serves as Chief Compliance Officer for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. In a rapidly changing, heavily regulated industry, INDUS is committed to maintaining transparency, and Mr. McMillan’s 33-year career in law enforcement, coupled with his unrivaled knowledge of national, state, and local public policy is vital to the organization’s daily operations.

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Mark Russ, Vice President of Sales

Mark Russ serves as Vice President of Sales for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. Managing a diverse group of sales professionals across the state of California, Mr. Russ is responsible for delivering growth by driving new distribution and increased sales for INDUS’ portfolio of owned and licensed brands, as well as the organization’s suppliers and partner dispensaries.

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Kitty Mulcahy, Director of Sales Administration

Kitty Mulcahy serves as Director of Sales Administration for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution.

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Alan Kropf, Vice President of Marketing

Alan Kropf serves as Vice President of Marketing for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. As a member of the executive team, Mr. Kropf is responsible for leading all marketing initiatives for INDUS’ award-winning portfolio of owned and licensed cannabis brands, while remaining within the boundaries of compliance in a highly regulated and fast-growing industry.

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Anand Menon, Vice President of Operations

Anand Menon serves as Vice President of Operations for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. A veteran hospitality executive with more than two decades of experience in business development, resource administration, project leadership, fiscal management, and operational strategy, Mr. Menon is responsible for streamlining the extraction and packaging processes for INDUS’ portfolio of cannabis brands in compliance with state regulations and in line with the organization’s growth model.

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Chris Dwight, Vice President of Manufacturing

Christopher Dwight serves as Vice President of Manufacturing for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holdings, Inc. (CSE:INDS), a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. A veteran manager with more than 12 years of experience in California’s food manufacturing industry, Mr. Dwight is responsible for INDUS Holdings, Inc.’s manufacturing, quality assurance, extraction, and distillation functions at its Monterey County facilities. With a growing portfolio of brands entering the market, Mr. Dwight ensures that every INDUS Holdings, Inc. product adheres to government food safety standards and regulations.

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Kelly Crampton, Vice President of Distribution

Kelly Crampton serves as Vice President of Distribution for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holdings, Inc. (CSE:INDS), a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. An experienced executive with a record of strategic and operational leadership, Mr. Crampton is responsible for all post-compliance finished good inventory, order processing, and delivery logistics as INDUS Holdings, Inc. expands its footprint in California and the regulated cannabis industry as a whole.

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Steve Neil, Director of Operations

Steve Neil serves as Director of Operations for Salinas, California-based INDUS Holding Company, a vertically integrated cannabis company with world-class capabilities, including cultivation, extraction and manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. As a veteran finance and accounting professional with global experience working in public and private industries, Mr. Neil brings steady leadership and strong emotional support to INDUS, managing the day-to-day workings in a fast-paced, evolving industry with a multitude of unforeseen challenges; and he is heavily involved in new business development, operations, finance, sales, and marketing.

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