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Copyright © 2018, AHLOT

PHILOSOPHY

WE ARE OUR CHOICES.

JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

A Higher Level Of Thought is a transmodern brand. Taking the best of everything that has come before while embracing the leading edge of today's hyperspeed social change, we are curators at heart.

 

By bringing together the most provocative and evolved aspects of everything from cannabis strains to storage to cultural content, we're helping to host this intertwining party we call our lives. We like to say we offer the most thoughtful choices in the industry.

 

Everything we do is collaborative, often talking to hundreds of customers to refine our products. Your personal contribution is much more than welcome - it's essential. Plain and simple, we're here to inspire the thinker in each of us.

 

Here's to the highest common denominator.

OUR TEAM

A potent mix of gifted geeks and curious connoisseurs. With many successes behind us, coming to work now is a labour of love.

GREG PANTELIC

FOUNDER & CEO

10 THINGS ABOUT GREG

 

A Higher Level Of Thought: If you control the vibe, you control the high. A three-song playlist that defines me: (a) Sky's The Limit /Christopher Wallace + 112 (b) Do You/Miguel (c) Pound Cake/Aubrey Graham + Shawn Carter. My passion: AHLOT. Thanks for joining us on this journey. Something exceptionally inspiring: Diversity at the top of the class, with class. Favourite ritual: A tightly-rolled one-paper with a view. My nickname is/was: Rudy. Something most people don’t know about me: Hookups. A quality I admire in other people: Honest passion pursued. If I could have one wish come true, it would be: Fulfillment for all. Something I'm curious to learn more about: You. Let me in.

MARTIN STRAZOVEC

EVP, CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER

10 THINGS ABOUT MARTIN

 

A Higher Level Of Thought: Monkey in the middle of the riddle of the world. Devil plays the fiddle and the girl gets the girl. A three-song playlist that defines me: (a) Needle In A Camel’s Eye/Brian Eno (b) Road To Nowhere/Talking Heads (c) Henrietta/The Fratellis. Passion: Collecting, building and playing guitars. Something exceptionally inspiring: Curiosity is the cure for boredom. There is no cure for curiosity.  - Ellen Parr Favourite ritual: Relicing a new guitar until it feels 50 years old. Fatal flaw: Wearing pants too tight for a man my age. If I could have one wish come true: I’d wish for an alternate realities viewer. Something most people don’t know about me: The beard is fake. A quality I admire in other people: Inner peace. A strange thing I personally witnessed: Every time my partner Fiona walked by the howler monkeys at the LA Zoo, they all started screaming at her in unison.

CHAD RAYMOND

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

10 THINGS ABOUT CHAD

 

A Higher Level Of Thought: Progress is hidden in uncertainty.  A three-song playlist that defines me: (a) Midlife Crisis/ Faith No More (b) No Sleep Til’ Brooklyn/ Beastie Boys (c) White Man in Hammersmith Palais /The Clash. Passion: Art, skateboarding and sneakers. Something exceptionally inspiring: There’s an intrinsic value in creating something for the sake of creating it.  - Rodney Mullen Favourite ritual: Saturday morning trips to Cherry Beach with my Great Dane. My nickname is/was: Chadwick, Louie, Chadley, Chadman, and at one time, Randy. Something most people don’t know about me: My middle name... A quality I admire in other people: Honesty. If I woke up to find a space alien in my bedroom, I would: Feed it Reese's Pieces and hide it in my closet. A strange thing I personally witnessed: The Tupac hologram at Coachella. 

KAITLYN HO

MARKETING ASSOCIATE

10 THINGS ABOUT KAITLYN

 

A Higher Level Of Thought: The goal at an AYCE meal is to eat so much that your waiter is shocked. A three-song playlist that defines me: (a) Uninvited/Mallrat (b) High Hopes/Panic! At The Disco (c) Too Young/ayokay, Baker Grace. Personal project: Working on adulting. Something exceptionally inspiring: Watching my friends begin their careers. Favourite ritual: Curled up in bed with plenty of time to journal. If I could have one wish come true: More time with my grandfather, a brilliant businessman. My nickname is/was: Ga Ga. Something most people don’t know about me: I have low-key trypophobia. A quality I admire in other people: Confidence. How would you die in a zombie apocalypse?  Running away into a dead end because I’m directionally challenged. 

NIGEL RAWLINS

HEAD OF SALES

10 THINGS ABOUT NIGEL

 

A higher level of thought: A kind gesture, word or smile will go further than we can imagine. A three-song playlist that defines me: (a) Some Might Say / Oasis (b) Everlong / Foo Fighters (c) Just Like Heaven / The Cure Passion: Coaching kids. Something exceptionally inspiring: "If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you're going to have something special."- Jimmy Valvano Favourite ritual: Laughing my ass off with the gang from Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Fatal flaw: At 6'10" I spend way too much time at concerts yelling, “I’m not standing on my chair!” Something most people don’t know about me: I'm a karaoke bar Oasis rock and roll star. A quality I admire in other people: Those who fight to listen, not to speak. Favourite philosopher: MCA. Something I’m curious to learn more about: Cannabis. 

DHARMESH MORJARIA

HEAD OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS

10 THINGS ABOUT DHARMESH

 

A higher level of thought: I was asleep. I am now awake! A three-song playlist that defines me (song title/artist):  a) Hayden/Dynamite Walls b) Joy Division/Atmosphere c) Sigur Ros/Hafsol My hobby: Repeatedly achieving a pizza coma. Something I find exceptionally inspiring: Just because you can 
do something doesn't mean you should.
My favourite ritual: My morning coffee!!! My fatal flaw: I often put both my feet and socks in my mouth.  My nickname is/was: Uncle Dim Dim A quality I admire in other people: Genuineness. My favourite philosopher: Sartre, Gandhi, Kafka. Something I’m curious to learn more about: Does my dog love his dog sitter more than he loves me?

KENDRA VAIR-HALEY

PROJECT MANAGER

10 THINGS ABOUT KENDRA 

A Higher Level of Thought: Disrupt habits for continual growth. A three-song playlist that defines me: a) Feeling Good/ Nina Simone b) At Last/Etta James c) I’m Still Here/Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. My passion: Connecting deeply. Something exceptionally inspiring: We choose what holds us back and what moves us forward - Master Splinter. Favourite ritual: Hiking through the woods with someone inspiring. Something most people don't know about me: I’ve lived in a bowler. A quality I admire in other people: Compassion. Something I'm curious to learn more about: Mycology. Hidden talent: Limbo master. A strange thing I personally witnessed: The strength and power of a bull moose in his natural habitat.

Photographer: Benji Lim