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The DCN contributors are entrepreneurs, executives, CEO’s, leaders, and experts sharing industry insights, business tips and their industry expertise with you.

Abe Cohn

Abe Cohn

THC Legal Group

Abe Cohn manages THC Legal Group, a team of Marijuana Lawyers specializing in legal protection for the cannabis industry. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.THCLegalGroup.com.

Bridgett Renee

Bridgett Renee

Kindtyme

Bridget Renee is the SEO, Marketing, and Project Manager for Kindtyme. Kindtyme is a top-shelf digital design for the cannabis industry. www.kindtyme.com

Candy

Candy "Booth Mom" Adams

The Booth Mom

Candy Adams CTSM, CEM, CMP, CMM, a.k.a. "The Booth Mom®", founder of Trade Show Consulting. Candy is a veteran freelance consultant/exhibit project manager for companies who don’t have a full-time exhibit manager. With a passion for cutting industry rookies' learning curve and exhibit costs, she provides one-on-one pre-show coaching and on-site exhibit management training to new exhibitors. [email protected] www.BoothMom.com

Cindy Nevarez

Cindy Nevarez

Organic Marketer

Lucinda Nevarez is a professional copywriter directing her time on creating a better world for cannabis companies. She helps companies by getting their customers to take action through persuasive writing. Currently, she’s working on building her digital marketing agency, Organic Marketer, within the natural herbal industry.

Colby McKenzie

Colby McKenzie

Eyechronic

Colby is a business/lawyer hybrid with an M&A background and expertise in strategic growth. As a c-suite executive at Eyechronic, an in-dispensary television network, he witnesses the dynamic nature of the cannabis industry first hand as he works to ensure that the company is rapidly growing to keep up with demand while also keeping an eye towards the future for potential add-on acquisitions and exit possibilities. www.eyechronic.net

Courtney Aura Freeman

Courtney Aura Freeman

White Buffalo Cannabis

Courtney Aura Freeman is a contributor to Direct Cannabis Network, focusing on topics beneficial to budding entrepreneurs. Her business, White Buffalo cannabis and rolling paper is in the early stages, giving her a unique perspective relevant to other start-ups in the cannabis industry. With an expertise in multi-media product marketing, Courtney is well-positioned to provide insightful tips on promoting your business or product. www.whitebuffalocannabis.com

Franco Faraudo

Franco Faraudo

Franco is a writer, investor and real estate professional that specializes in cannabis real estate sales, leasing and financing. He also does content consulting for cannabis and tech companies. To read his articles and general musings follow him on twitter and medium at @francofaraudo

Hunter Wilson

Hunter Wilson

Growers Network

Hunter Wilson is the Community Builder for Growers Network. Growers Network is a private community for commercial cannabis professionals. Our goal is to provide a private and vetted environment where high quality information can be traded between individuals and companies with a vested interest in the commercial cannabis industry. www.growersnetwork.org

Jay Hunter

Jay Hunter

Green Cure Capital

Jay Hunter is the Founder and CEO of Green Cure Capital, Inc. Playing to the strengths of his business skills across multiple industries, including large corporations, medium to small business and commercial real estate. Jay amassed a team of business professionals, including tapping into the knowledge and craftsmanship of over a thousand cannabis industry experts and strategic partners under the Green Cure Capital brand, who vet and identify potential investment opportunities. Jay is a contributor of articles that focus on investment, real estate, structured finance and deal evaluation for the cannabis industry. www.greencurecaptial.com

Joe Khoury

Joe Khoury

iRollie, LLC.

Joe is the CEO & Co-Founder of iRollie, a retailer & manufacturer of innovative smoking accessories, and founder of JK Digital, a canna-business digital marketing agency. Hailing from a startup background that spans fin-tech to actual startup accelerators, Joe has a focus & expertise in early strategic growth, M&A, rapid prototyping, & overall business development. He's launched, managed, and grew four canna-brands/ brands focused on maximizing digital ROI & scaling of sales on a budget. Joe's passion is growing businesses and helping others hack business growth. Follow him on IG, FB, Twitter, and LinkedIn! www.irollie.co

Kat & Laurie

Kat & Laurie

Founders

MP Consulting, LLC is a women-owned consulting partnership with a combined experience of 30+ years providing Quality System expertise in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Our knowledge, expertise, drive, and dedication in the pharmaceutical and medical industries can be easily applied to the cannabis industry. Similar standards and regulations for pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices are currently being developed and implemented for cannabis, both medical and recreational.

Kayla Bass

Kayla Bass

Brojure

Kayla Bass is a marketing and events planning professional who is a passionate writer and all-around creative individual. Her focus and expertise in business ranges from the non-profit sector to startups and she is excited to see how the cannabis industry blooms. Kayla has a vision for the cannabis industry of accessibility and wellness, and believes the industry will be an important tool to fuel economic growth. https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaylabass/

Max Meade

Max Meade

Brown & Brown Insurance

Max Meade is a passionate Cannabis Insurance Advisor who specializes in assisting cannabis ventures across the United States in procuring proper insurance coverage and starting up their businesses. Max has personal experience with the benefits that cannabis has provided to a close family friend and this drives him to want to help each cannabis venture succeed so that their patients and customers have a place to go for their medical needs. He is always available to talk business insurance or the industry in general. Email: [email protected]

Sara Gullickson

Sara Gullickson

DispensaryPermits.com

Sara Gullickson is the Executive Director of DispensaryPermits.com, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MariMedAdvisors.com and a national leader in the medical marijuana consulting industry. As an influential woman in the cannabis reform movement, Sara has a vision for the medical marijuana industry of wellness and accessibility. www.dispensarypermits.com

Sarah Sanger

Sarah Sanger

Green Light CFO

Sarah Sanger graduated from Duke University in 2003 with a Bachelors in Economics. She has extensive experience with third-party tools and data sources as well as hands-on analysis to support financial and regulatory risk management objectives. She is an investor-member in Arcview, active in many cannabis trade organizations and is a CA licensed real estate salesperson, alongside running an outsourced CFO service called Green Light CFO. www.greenlightcfo.com