Meet Our Team

Each member of our team is an expert in their respective field. Together, we make sure you’re getting the best out of every single penny spent while creating loyalty across every touchpoint.

Andrew Parshad
Founder & President

Andrew is the President and Founder of Quality Smart Solutions.  His academic achievements include an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology from McMaster University and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management.  Andrew has been in the Health products, Pharmaceutical and Consulting sector for 20+ years having had various roles in research, quality assurance and regulatory compliance for several of Canada’s largest companies.  In the day-to-day activities at QSS (and the other divisions Quality IMPORT Solutions and Cannabis License Experts), Andrew focuses much of his time on business development strategies, sales and developing new partnerships in the various lines of business though he is involved in every facet of the company to this day.  

With his busy schedule, he still takes the time to speak with and educate every client before they come on board and ensure they are satisfied with every deliverable. He attends almost every tradeshow with his team walking the floor, educating companies in the regulations and establishing new relationships. He has a true passion for client and team satisfaction, continuous improvement and keeps a strong work ethic in every aspect of growing the business. In his spare time (what he has left) he spends with his family and enjoys watching sci-fi TV shows with his son. He’s also a big wrestling fan. You might catch him on TV at ringside when a show comes to town!

Our Team of Experts

Laila Darwish

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Laila Darwish is the Regulatory Affairs Manager of Quality Smart Solutions. She has over 10 years of experience in the natural health product and food industries and is trained and experienced in formulation reviews, licensing and label compliance.

Mitchell Kiernan

Regulatory Solutions Specialist

Mitchell Kiernan is a Regulatory Solutions Specialist at Quality Smart Solutions. He assists with various aspects of the business, including natural health product (NHP) registration and food label compliance.

Benil Sable

Quality and Regulatory Specialist

Benil Sable is a Quality and Regulatory Specialist at Quality Smart Solutions and Cannabis License Experts. She brings a portfolio of cannabis, food quality and regulatory experience.

Marleen Haroon

Regulatory Solutions Specialist

Marleen Haroon is a Regulatory Solutions Specialist at Quality Smart Solutions. Marleen’s specialties include Natural Health Product licensing and NHP Site Licensing.

Xin Yi Gao

Regulatory Solutions Specialist

Xinyi Gao is a Regulatory Solutions Specialist at Quality Smart Solutions. Xinyi brings pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare industry knowledge and expertise in quality assurance and regulatory compliance.

Andrew Lau

Regulatory Solutions Specialist

Andrew Lau is a Regulatory Solutions Specialist at Quality Smart Solutions. Andrew’s specialties include natural health products, quality assurance and cosmetics to name a few. He works across a multitude of regulatory categories with Quality Smart Solutions.

Kalpna Mistry

Regulatory Project Specialist

Kalpna Mistry is the Regulatory Project Specialist, who is responsible for coordinating all ongoing projects at Quality Smart Solutions and Cannabis License Experts. Kalpna’s areas of regulatory expertise are cannabis licensing and cosmetic compliance in Canada.

Jessica Koves

Regulatory Administrator

Jessica Koves is the Regulatory Administrator at Quality Smart Solutions. Jessica has a strong scientific background in functional foods & nutraceuticals. She currently handles information collection, NHP pricing, and various regulatory overflow projects with the Regulatory Affairs/technical team.

Tammy Anskis

Business Support Associate and Accounts Administrator

Tammy Anskis Paczay is a Business Support Associate and Accounts Administrator at Quality Smart Solutions. Tammy looks after invoicing, payments, accounts payable and customer service. She has over 20 years of accounts and customer service experience.

Trevor Rocheleau

Regulatory Solutions Specialist

Trevor Rocheleau is a Regulatory Solutions Specialist at Quality Smart Solutions. His areas of expertise include medical devices, drugs and facility registrations. Trevor is experienced with both Canadian and American registration procedures.

Ruth Slaa

Sales and Marketing Administrator

Ruth Slaa is the Sales and Marketing Administrator at Quality Smart Solutions. Ruth supports the sales team allowing salespeople to concentrate on the work of prospecting, serving current clients and making new sales. Ruth also provides quotations for new projects and completes the onboarding process with new clients to complete the sales cycle.

Nicole Storey

Sales Associate

Nicole Storey is a Sales Associate with Quality Smart Solutions. Her role includes assisting potential clients with finding the correct compliance solutions for their individual needs. Nicole’s past experience includes over a decade in Sales within the nutritional industry.

Sandra Hozjan

Sales Specialist

Sandra Hozjan is a Sales Specialist at Quality Smart Solutions. She will guide you through the necessary steps and services that go along with compliance for your company and project. Sandra came to Quality Smart Solutions with 13 years of sales experience in the natural health field.

Dana Bader

Sales Associate

Dana Bader is a regulatory compliance project consultant and assists in navigating federal compliance requirements for the US, Canada and Mexico markets with Quality Smart Solutions.

Brian Wolf

Director of Sales and Marketing

Brian Wolf is the Director of Sales and Marketing, with over 2 decades of experience managing domestic and international sales and marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Quality Smart Solutions and Cannabis License Experts, Brian spent 18 years in the dietary supplement, sports nutrition, fitness, and health & wellness industries in Canada, USA, and globally.

Grant Downey

Sales Associate

Grant Downey is a Sales Associate at Quality Smart Solutions. Grant has close to 20 years of experience in the fields of sports nutrition and health & wellness. Furthermore, Grant is a licensed real estate agent, utilizing his network of contacts to advise select clients on potential properties for their businesses.

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