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Meet Our Team

David Fascinato
Executive Director

David is the Executive Director of Heroic Hearts Canada. With expertise in building and scaling organizations and their programs, he joined the team in late 2020 to lead and establish Heroic Hearts in Canada. Previously, David has worked in a variety of roles in the non-profit, public, and private sectors, including several years scaling a US-based disaster relief organization’s business model into new markets in Europe and Asia. David also spent ten years in the Canadian Armed Forces and deployed to Kandahar in 2010.


After several years working in the veteran transition space, he co-founded Team Rubicon Canada and today continues his work to support veterans in their transition from the military through Heroic Hearts Canada. David holds a Master of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation from OCAD University. He resides in Toronto with his spouse and two young children.

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Patrick Moher

Amplifying impact as a dynamic and socially conscious entrepreneur, Patrick uses his creativity and passion for human connectivity/happiness to unite individuals across social and corporate spectrums. Evolving from a successful career in photography, and co-founding several cannabis companies, Patrick’s focus is helping businesses achieve financial success while supporting non-profits & charities in emerging industries. 


Currently President at Microdose Psychedelic Insights, he’s developing the organization into the industry’s premier events and media platform alongside a highly motivated and engaged start up team.


Arron Victory

Arron is a purpose-built entrepreneur and corporate strategy leader, Canadian Armed Forces veteran and advocate with robust experience in healthcare, emerging markets and stakeholder engagement. He is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Apex Labs, a pharmaceutical company focused on developing date-supported, clinically evaluated psychedelic treatments derived treatments for veterans. 


Arron is also an ambassador for Wounded Warriors Canada, board member for Heroic Hearts Project and an advisory board member for the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence, a research centre improving the understanding of veteran specific chronic pain.


Jesse Gould

Jesse Gould is a pioneer in psychedelic therapies. As Founder and President of the Heroic Hearts Project USA, he has spearheaded the research and acceptance of ayahuasca, ibogaine, ketamine, and psilocybin therapy programs for military veterans. Jesse has connected hundreds of veterans to psychedelic treatments, partnered with the world’s leading psychedelic centers, and is researching psychiatric applications with the University of Colorado Boulder, the University of Georgia, the University of Texas, Austin Dell Medical School, and Imperial College
of London.


His mission is to help military veterans struggling  with mental trauma and spread awareness of the benefits that psychedelic therapies offer as an alternative treatment to pharmaceuticals. Jesse has spoken globally about the benefits of psychedelics on mental health and has been featured in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Economist, and Forbes and is recognized as one of the most influential voices in psychedelics today.

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