Chuck Smith

President & CEO, Dixie Brands

Chuck leads Dixie Brands, the parent company of Dixie Elixirs & Edibles, as well as Therabis and Aceso Wellness, two of the leading hemp supplement brands. As one of two original founders of Dixie, Chuck helped the company grow from a “garage operation” to a 27,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, vertically integrated manufacturing facility. Prior to building Dixie Brands, Chuck was president of Bella Terra Realty Holdings and Sagebrush Realty Development. He also served as chief financial officer for a retail apparel chain.