TEAM

CHARLES CALIMAN

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

A corporate attorney by trade, Charles has 15 years of experience working with executives and senior leaders in private equity, venture capital, corporate/M&A, business start-up, and the Cannabis industry. Charles began his career at a top 100 law firm and later became an  in-house attorney where he negotiated and closed over 75 private equity deals totaling over $10 billion. Charles then transitioned to private practice in Los Angeles, where he’s worked on a number of high-profile transactions in the legal Cannabis space, including real estate, consumer packaged goods, and cultivation verticals. Today, Charles utilizes his corporate and business expertise to provide practical, accessible strategic guidance and support to Cannabis founders, entrepreneurs, brands, and operators. 

DAVID MORROW II

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

David is a corporate attorney with 12 years of experience working with executives and senior management at domestic and international publicly traded banking and Cannabis companies. He began his career in Washington D.C.with a top 200 law firm representing the largest banking and financial institutions. In that capacity, he negotiated over 60 complex multi-partner banking deals. David transitioned to an in-house counsel role working for PayPal, Inc. supporting all credit products while leading regulatory and compliance for credit marketing globally. This experience led him to lead compliance and legislative affairs for a major Los Angeles Cannabis brand as they expanded their product lines into beverages, edibles, and smokeable products. He's been featured in Law Practice Today, Thomson Reuters, & the ABA Magazine.

JORDAN THACKER

Chief Cannabis Officer

Jordan has spent the last 6 years directing operations and leading business development efforts for some of the largest Cannabis companies in the industry, in addition to launching his own brand in the Californian market. Experience with both vertically integrated companies and white-label brands. Jordan has a track record of spearheading budget creation, resource allocation, procurement, quality standards and compliance policies to ensure a seamless seed-to-sale business model for Cannabis entries across the nation. Has successfully penetrated domestic and international markets with first-class Cannabis products.

Manufacturing & Quality Assurance Team

Our Manufacturing & Quality Assurance team that has spent years leading product innovation, quality control and quality assurance with some of the largest Cannabis companies in the industry. This team has provided installations with processing equipment and analytical equipment for sites across the nation. We provide equipment evaluation, product and process development through launch, testing programs and quality assurance of products. Additionally, we provide high level assistance with staffing of manufacturing, production, testing and more. Lastly, this team also provides site assurance with the premise for safe and efficient use of manufacturing and production.

Land Use & Development Team

Our Land Use & Development team has over 10 years of experience in local government, land use, real estate and Cannabis law. Our team has advised Cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, brand partners, and investors on the complexities of operating licensed Cannabis enterprises within applicable “Green Zones.” We bring this unique experience to our clients to help them avoid a variety of land use infractions while navigating a patchwork of land use regulations. Our Land Use & Development team members regularly speak on Cannabis land use and public policy and are committed to Cannabis criminal justice reforms and social equity policies related to property management and acquisition.