Meet our knowledgeable and passionate team – the heart and soul of the Avitas brand. Interested in joining our squad? Head over to our Careers page. 

Adam Smith

Co-founder & CEO

As CEO of Arbor Pacific, Adam sets the vision, strategy and execution of company priorities. Prior to founding Arbor Pacific/Avitas Adam held executive positions at ESPN as well as product development and engineering positions at Disney and Microsoft.

Craig Levin


As COO, Craig oversees all operational aspects of the Arbor Pacific lines of business. Including Sales, Finance, and Operations. Prior to joining Arbor Pacific/Avitas, Craig was CFO of JacoEnvironmental, and Director of Finance at Verizon Wireless.

Joe Bergen

GM Avitas Oregon

Joe runs day to day operations, production and processing for the Avitas Oregon business. Prior to joining Avitas, Joe was Executive Director for Elevate Oregon a leading non-profit in Portland, OR dedicated to education, self-reliance and leadership for urban youth.

Erika Smith

GM Avitas Washington

Erika runs day to day operations, production and processing for the Avitas Washington business. Prior to joining Avitas, Erika was Program Director for the Washington State Employment Security Department, a worker re-education and job training program in Bellingham, WA.

Jason Smit

Head of Cultivation

Jason oversees all of our flower production and grow management along with facility design, engineering and maintenance. Prior to Co-Founding Arbor Pacific/Avitas Jason was a materials engineer and lab designer for Intec.

Dr. Amber Wise

Science Director

Dr. Wise is in charge of all operating procedures, lab design, extraction technology and QA procedures. Dr. Wise was previously an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago. Dr. Wise holds a PHD in Chemistry from UC Berkeley.