About Us

Kush Valley is dedicated to providing the highest quality of cannabis and light-hydrocarbon extracted concentrates on the planet.

Our team is comprised of innovative marijuana enthusiasts/experts who have combined their knowledge and passion for cannabis to produce the best cannabis products in the world. 

By working with the elite growers in Washington, we are able to insure that only the highest quality of input material is used in the creation of our products.  

 

Our Team

Miles Deife - Co-Founder/Owner/CEO (Chief Executive Officer)
Miles Deife manages the company's day-to-day operations as well as the sales team. He has over two decades of experience operating within the industrial agriculture industry. Miles earned a B.S. in Political Science from Santa Clara University. He is our fearless leader. He. Is. Burgess. Malarkey. Miles is currently campaigning for the title of "Most Interesting Man in the World."

Connor Deife - Co-Founder/Owner/Chief Extractor/Head of R&D
One of the best extract producers in the United States of America, Connor Deife leads our extraction team while providing strategic guidance to the company's Operations department. As the head of Research & Development, Connor is always bringing new ideas to the table. He brings over 10 years of industrial agriculture experience to the company. He enjoys the finer things in life.

Joshua Chase - Co-Founder
Joshua is one of our co-founders who, after earning a B.S. in Economics from Santa Clara University, went on to be a successful financial analyst in the San Francisco Bay Area. He decided he wanted to pursue a business where he was directly involved on a more personal level and now has established himself as a founder of a successful Tier-3 marijuana producer. He has a love of the outdoors and often disappears into the woods on his days off..

Tristan Martin - Grow Manager, Outdoor Operations
Tristan Martin is a Bay Area native (Martinez, CA) and brings 5+ years of agricultural experience to the Kush Valley team. He has worked for some of the largest i502 producers in the state of WA. The hardest working man you will ever meet, Tristan is invaluable to the Kush Valley team. He is an Oakland A's/Raiders fan, and more recently a Carolina Panthers fan as well.

Ryan Kadmiri - Director of Sales
An Eastern Washington University graduate and a Washington state native, Ryan Kadmiri is a down to earth guy who is passionate about the healthy growth and advocation of the cannabis industry. Ryan has taken the time to study and learn the company's products and processes, and now with years of experience and a strong understanding of his customer base, Ryan is Head of Sales. 

Like the rest of us, Ryan values quality products and listening to customers' specific needs in an effort to push the industry's quality and product standards. Please contact him with any business inquiries, or with any general questions about Kush Valley products!

Michael Vorhees - Marketing/Creative
Michael is the driving force behind our social media, website, and other creative aspects of Kush Valley. He will school you on useless music trivia and gloat about all the concerts he attends, so don't get him started.

Allen Buck - Systems Maintenance/Construction
Allen Buck is one of the most crucial cogs in the Kush Valley machine. He is an Odessa native and has proven that he can truly build anything. Allen is a master plumber/technician and enjoys bow-hunting in his free time. His favorite thing about working at Kush Valley is "all of the good people."

Olivia Martinez - Packaging
Olivia Martinez is originally from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, but now calls Odessa home. She is a packaging master and joint roller, and will gladly challenge anybody to a race to prove it. Olivia enjoys shopping, singing, dancing, and occasionally crying, yelling, and punching in her free time. :-) She loves everything about Kush Valley (her own words).

Mary Buck - Inventory/Packaging Manager
Mary Buck, serves as the company's Inventory/Packing Manager. She is responsible for the day-to-day tracking and monitoring of Kush Valley's products. Mary is another Odessa native and enjoys spending time with her family, especially her two grandsons. She has owned a diner, a daycare, and a dog.

Justin Pukitis - Joint Rolling
Justin is our primary joint roller. Possibly the most diligent worker at Kush Valley, Justin loves his daughter and the Seattle Seahawks more than anything else.

Reynaldo Garza - Grow Operations
Ray loves to hunt for antiques and BBQ. He also grows some of our best plants.

Lauren Fink - Trimming
Fun fact: When asked what useless super power she would want her response is "to communicate with colors."

Shari Goetz - Trimming/Packaging
Shari has two grown children and loves an ice cold Coors Light in the evening. 

Kayla Meise - Packaging
Kayla enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and horses. Fun fact: she is our resident barrel racer!

Shane Portillo - Extraction
The newest member of the extraction team, we are excited to teach and watch him learn the tricks of the trade.

Susan Jensen - Packaging
Susan spent a majority of her life working as a Telecom Engineer before returning to the quieter side of life. She enjoys photography, trekking, and the laid back environment at Kush Valley :)

Dylan Havrilak - Extraction Tech
Heady Consultant, Surf Legend.

Ismael Garza - Grow Operator
AKA Miley

Rebecca Camacho - Packaging
She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  In her spare time she like to be outdoors, take pictures, and work on DIY craft projects.

Conner Hare - Sales/Delivery
A natural born salesman, he could sell a used dog to a Ford truck.

Jack Kelley - Account Manager
One of our rock star account managers, Jack has helped push Kush Valley to newfound levels of success.