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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Daniel D. Nauth

INTERIM CHAIRMAN

• Trusted legal advisor with experience advising on U.S.-Canada cross-border capital markets, M&A and corporate and securities transactions and regulatory compliance

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Nick J. Richards, Esq.

DIRECTOR

  • Tax attorney with over 20 years of experience  - IRS 280E expert 

  • Specialty in cannabis law including cannabis tax matters, entity structure, M&A and BSA compliance

  • Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Denver

  • Former IRS trial attorney and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. 

  • CGOC Board Member 

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Jamie Pearson

DIRECTOR

• Award-winning business executive

• Organizational leadership expert writer & speaker

• One of High Times 20 Influential Women in Weed

• Advisory board member of both Liberty Leaf (CSE: LIB) and The Jack Herer Group

Jessica Billingsly

DIRECTOR

• Directors Board Chair, and CEO of Akerna Corp. (NASDAQ: KERN)

 

Ms. Billingsley is an experienced veteran in the international technology, data, and cannabis sector

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Stephen M. Gledhill   CPE, CMA

DIRECTOR

• Financial strategy and management consulting expert

• He holds numerous CFO positions - CO2 GRO, Caracara Silver, DelphX Capital

Andrea Johnston

DIRECTOR

• Chief Operating Officer of OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN)

 

Ms. Johnston is a seasoned executive having lead sales and service teams at high-growth companies in the technology and healthcare industries.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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Jamie Pearson

PRESIDENT & CEO

Former real estate executive with decades of experience in global operations, deal structuring and negotiation. Responsible for the operational roll-out of Bhang across market sectors. Manages licensee & vendor relationships, customer service,  distribution, banking, and marketing.

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Lawrence "DJ Muggs" Muggerud

Chief Brand Strategist

DJ Muggs rose to prominence as a musician in the 90s but has also helped run several successful business ventures including record labels, publishing companies, and investment groups. Having worked as an in-demand producer and remixer over the last 30 years, his credits include legendary acts U2, Depeche Mode, Dizzee Rascal, Die Antwoord, House of Pain, Van Halen, Pearl Jam, Snoop Dogg, Queen, George Michael, and the Beastie Boys. As a co-founder of Cypress Hill, Muggs has produced multi-platinum albums with the group and has sold 40 million records to date.  His critically acclaimed work with the Soul Assassins art collective has featured rap talent from Dr. Dre, to the RZA, Mobb Deep and Wyclef Jean.

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Samantha Collins

CONSULTANT

Former VP, Luxury Estates for Stags Leap, Penfolds and Global Marketing Director for 19 Crimes, one of the fastest growing power brands.  Responsible for Bhang's global brand strategy, positioning, platform development and expansion.

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Stephen M. Gledhill   CPE, CMA

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

• Financial strategy and management consulting expert

• He holds numerous CFO positions - CO2 GRO, Caracara Silver, DelphX Capital

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Nicole Hanratty

Global Director of Marketing

Over 13 years of agency and in-house experience in global and strategic partnerships, experiential marketing, creative management, consumer forecasting, public relations and journalism spanning both public and private company initiatives. Responsible for Bhang's experiential, OOH, and digital marketing, oversight on public relations, creative and social media budgets and content creation.