Michael Aguirre, Trulieve

“Far too often, the Latinx community is underrepresented in business leadership positions. There is a tremendous opportunity to ensure that the leadership of the cannabis industry, in its relative infancy, better reflects the demographics of its customers and...

Spotlight: Osbert Orduña

The Cannabis Place Q&A Session with the National Hispanic Cannabis Council Question 1: When did you first start in the Legal Cannabis Industry and why?  In late 2020 and early 2021, I visited 50 non-MSO recreation and medical dispensaries in five states on...

Spotlight: Cato Felan III

La Hoja Capital Management LLC Q&A Session with the National Hispanic Cannabis Council Question 1: When did you first start in the Legal Cannabis Industry and why?  My partner and I jumped in Spring/Summer 2018.  I had been studying crypto and cannabis for almost...

Jared Maloof, Standard Wellness

Prior to serving as the CEO of Standard Wellness, Jared served as the CFO of PSC Metals, Inc which had revenues of as much as $1B. PSC was a reportable segment of Icahn Enterprises (IEP, Nasdaq). PSC operates a network of 8 scrap shredders, 2 non-ferrous separation...

Don Williams, Curaleaf

Don is the Vice President of Government Relations for Curaleaf.  Curaleaf currently operates in over 23 states and Don covers the Central and West Regions of the country for them.  Don has been working for two years for Curaleaf and got his start in cannabis...

Dr. Phillip Burns, NY State of Mind

Dr Burns been practicing medicine for over twenty years, completing specialty training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health’s Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. Upon completion of training, he founded and has operated a...