Manufacture and sell outstanding prefabricated grow rooms and extraction labs.
Mark Branum – Co-Founder
Mark is the Owner and Founder of America’s Remanufacturing Company, with responsibility for the management and strategy of the North American remanufacturing and resale business. Mark is also Co-Founder of Sino-American Joint Ventures, which includes LifeLike LED, Lumini U.S.A. and Agronomic Pod Systems. Mr. Branum leverages 34 plus years of entrepreneurial success in retail, manufacturing and import and distribution companies to drive new market development for Sino-American Joint Venture businesses.
Jim Gill – Co-Founder
Jim is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Sino-American Joint Ventures, which includes LifeLike LED, Lumini U.S.A. and Agronomic Pod Systems, with responsibility for overall general management of the organization. Jim leverages a background that spans 35 plus years of corporate leadership experience with US and British based Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Gill has been employed in a variety of roles in the specialized field of Medical Oncology. Jim has successfully grown and led sales and medical teams for the past 25 years ranging in size from 8 to 300 employees.
Rick Piontek – General Manager
Rick joined the company with over twenty six years of experience in operations and sales management. His experience has been in both the manufacturing and medical industries. Before joining Agronomic Pod Systems, he was an area manager with a medical company leading a team of sales representatives in the upstate of South Carolina. Rick brings years of successful technical solution sales experience in the information technology, manufacturing, and medical industrial sectors. Rick is extremely customer focused and has the innate belief that mutually agreed value must be established with every customer. This belief is instrumental in the many strong relationships he has developed and has directly contributed to Rick’s success.
Eugene Walde – Cultivation Expert
Committed to hard work and poised and ready to take a plunge whenever necessary. Eugene is a gifted cultivation specialist—some say, he has a “green thumb.” You’ll see him whistling around the Farm; he has an energetic skip to his walk, and exudes the kind of energy, that says, “Let’s Go.” His ability to motivate a team is remarkable, and his patience and understanding of people, makes him a valuable asset to the team at M&J Agronomics.
Christina Menke – Compliance Officer
Our Compliance Officer may surprise you. Armed with a quiet courage that surfaces when you least expect it, Christina is the kind of team member who will go the extra mile to make it happen. Magna cum laude graduate with a business and marketing degree from Florida Atlantic University, Christina has overcome personal obstacles to step out of her comfort zone to join our team. She is committed to the vision and mission of the Company and brings a unique and delightful charm and sense of humor to our team.