Keynote Speaker

Anat Baron

Founder & CEO, Stashwall

Anat has spent her career moving at warp speed while staying ahead of trends – and sometimes shaping them.  She…

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Featured Speakers

Michael Bronstein

President, American Trade Association for Cannabis & Hemp

Michael co-founded the Bronstein & Weaver political consulting and lobbying firm in 2006 and has worked with cannabis and hemp…

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Corey Cox

Associate Attorney, Vicente Sederberg

Corey is a Denver-based attorney with Vicente Sederberg. He is a member of the firm’s hemp and cannabinoid practice group…

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Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer, American Herbal Products Association

Holly serves as chief science officer for the American Herbal Products Association, a national trade association comprised of more than…

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Kristen Nichols

Hemp Editor, Marijuana Business Daily

Kristen is a Denver-based reporter for Marijuana Business Daily specializing in the hemp and CBD industries. Previously, she worked at…

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Tegan Adams

CEO, New Maple Holdings

Tegan is the CEO of New Maple Holdings, a Toronto-based company offering cannabis investment products and expertise. In this role,…

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Amy Ansel

Founder & COO, Titan Bioplastics

Amy’s interest in sustainability led her to the hemp sector and the formation of two Seattle-based companies, Titan Hemp in…

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Andrew Bish

COO, Bish Enterprises

Andrew is the founder and COO of Bish Enterprises, a harvesting equipment company based in Nebraska. Andrew’s focus is to…

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William Bogot

Attorney, Fox Rothschild

William is a partner in the Chicago office of Fox Rothschild, a national law firm with 27 offices around the…

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Chris Boucher

CEO, Farmtiva Seeds

Christopher is the CEO of Farmtiva, a hemp seed breeding and flower company in San Diego. A hemp veteran of…

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Joe Butler

VP, Biosciences & Plant Genetics, Point3 Farma

Joe brings significant CBD knowledge and experience to Point3 Farma, where he oversees production of the highest quality seed and…

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Gerri Ciancanelli

COO, Lilu's Garden

Gerri serves as COO at Lilu’s Garden, a seed-to-shelf industrial hemp extract manufacturer and wholesale distillate distributor. In this role,…

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Sean Covi

CFP & Senior Advisor, Growth Management Group

As senior advisor with the Growth Management Group, Sean works to help business owners keep more of the money their…

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Russell Crawford

President, Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance

Russ has served as president of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance for the past six years. He also holds the…

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Bob Crumley

Founder & CEO, Founder's Hemp

Bob is the founder and CEO of Founder’s Hemp, a vertically integrated hemp company based in North Carolina. He also…

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Jennifer Culpepper

Founder & Chief Creative Director, Brand Joint

In 2016, Jennifer founded Brand Joint, a branding agency that provides specialized brand strategy and targeted design to cannabis and…

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Debbie Custer

Founder & CEO, Coeus Research

Debbie founded Coeus Research, a Virginia-based research firm for startup consumer products. Coeus provides entrepreneurs with key strategic processes to…

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Bethany Gomez

Managing Director, Brightfield Group

Bethany Gomez is the Managing Director for Brightfield Group. Her core responsibility is to manage Brightfield’s growing team and drive…

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Tim Gordon

Chief Science Officer, Functional Remedies

Tim oversees hemp operations and the product division as chief science officer of Functional Remedies in Colorado. He has developed…

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Garrett Graff

Senior Attorney, Hoban Law Group

Garrett specializes in the legal representation of marijuana and industrial hemp companies. He regularly counsels clients regarding corporate formation and…

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Corbett Hefner

VP, R&D and Business Development, Formation AG

Corbett serves as the VP of R&D and Business Development for Formation AG. Formation AG builds harvest, processing and decorticating…

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Brianna Kilcullen

Founder & CEO, We The People

Brianna is a sustainability and supply chain consultant based in Florida. Her current project is the launch of a hemp…

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Dr. Jenelle Kim

Co-founder & Formulator, JBK Wellness Labs

Dr. Jenelle is the founder and formulator for JBK Wellness Labs, a beauty and health supplement company offering custom extracts…

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Frank Lampe

VP, Communications & Industry Relations, United Natural Products Association

Frank is a healthy-living veteran with nearly 30 years of industry communications, marketing and management experience. Frank currently serves as…

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Brie Malarkey

Founder & CEO, Sun God Medicinals

Brie is the founder and CEO of Sun God Medicinals, an Oregon-based processor of herbal and cannabis compounded products which…

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Eric J. Mathur

Chief Science Officer, Tilt Holdings, Inc.

Eric currently serves as the Chief Science Officer for TILT Holdings, a vertically-integrated infrastructure and technology cannabis company. In this…

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Donna More

Attorney, Fox Rothschild

Donna is the Managing Partner of the Chicago office of Fox Rothschild. Donna’s practice is focused on highly regulated industries…

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Trey Riddle

CEO, Sunstrand

Trey is the founder and CEO of Sunstrand, a leading supplier of hemp fiber and other sustainable materials for technical…

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Alex Seleznov

President & CFO, Advanced Extraction

Alex is the founder of Advanced Extraction, a company specializing in organically produced industrial hemp products. He currently serves as…

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Cory Sharp

CEO, HempLogic

Cory founded HempLogic in 2015 and was the first farmer to grow hemp under the Washington state pilot program. He…

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Steven Turetsky

Managing Director, Shi Farms

Steven manages Shi Farms, a 300-acre operation in Pueblo, Colorado, that offers extraction and wholesale CBD ingredients to marijuana and…

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Mason Walker

CEO, East Fork Cultivars

Mason is the co-owner and CEO of East Fork Cultivars, an Oregon-based craft cannabis company. He also serves as the…

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Smoke Wallin

CEO, Vertical Wellness

Smoke is the president of Vertical Companies, a multi-state vertically integrated cannabis business. He also serves as president & CEO…

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Marielle Kahn Weintraub, Ph.D.

Vice President, Regulatory & Government Affairs, Eureka93

Marielle serves as the Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs for Eureka93, a vertically-integrated hemp cultivation and CBD extraction…

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John Whiteside

Founder & President, Industrial Hemp Recycling

John is the Founder and President of Industrial Hemp Recycling (IHR), a company offering complete waste management solutions for Colorado’s…

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Krista Whitley

CEO, Altitude Products

Krista is the founder and CEO of Altitude Products, a Las Vegas-based company that develops and manufactures CBD products under…

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Brent Williams

Founder & Managing Member, Highwater Financial

Brent is the founder and managing partner for Highwater Financial, a company focused on educating the public on the rapidly…

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