Experience 

 Green Wolverine

April 2017 - Present
 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

  • Founded non-profit and developed business model, forming governing body to centralize financing, recruiting, sponsorship, and oversight of operations at more than 10 chapters by end of 2018

  • Vetted chapter founders at universities including Binghamton, Cal-Berkeley, Maryland, and Syracuse, coordinating expansion efforts totaling more than 250 student members in 8 months

  • Secured more than fifteen corporate partnerships with cannabis industry leaders including Weedmaps and MedMen to develop recruiting channels that provide career opportunities to members

FOUNDING PRESIDENT (Winter 2017, Sophomore year)

  • Executed application process through University of Michigan and Ross School of Business by submitting documents and arranging meetings with administrators, establishing first university club focused on professional opportunities related to legal cannabis industry

  • Conducted interviews of potential members and executive board candidates and determined qualification, creating roster in compliance with Ross standards which grew 59% to 159 members in second semester since inception

  • Organized and marketed using social media, bringing audience of 86 to opening presentation on cannabis business opportunities and resulting in publication on front page of Michigan Daily 

 Capital and Investment
 

MANAGING PARTNERGram Capital Holdings (June 2018 - Present)

Investments and consulting in the cannabis industry.​

PROJECT MANAGER AND ANALYSTTress Capital, LLC (May 2018 - Aug 2018)

Tress Capital is the first institutional-grade private equity fund management firm embedded in and focused solely on the cannabis sector.

ENTREPRENEUR RELATIONS RESEARCHERThe Arcview Group (June 2017 - Aug 2017)

  • Analyzed 30 pitch decks, business plans, and financial documents weekly to determine quality of investment opportunities, selecting deals and contributing vetting strategies

  • Organized events and communicated with industry leaders at National Cannabis Industry Association Business Summit and the Toronto Arcview Investor Forum, compiling 16-page report with industry insight and actionable takeaways from 223 entrepreneurs

  • Composed and presented report with 60 slides on long-term entrepreneur engagement and deal prospecting, delivering plan to implement four-part alumni program and providing methods of cannabis industry deal sourcing domestically and from 8 international markets

 Industry Experience
 

MEMBER, National Cannabis Industry Association (May 2017 - Present)

NCIA is the only national trade association advancing the interests of the legitimate and responsible cannabis industry. Our industry supports tens of thousands of jobs, tens of millions in tax revenue, and billions in economic activity in the United States.

PATIENT ADMINISTRATOR, Liv Wellness (Feb 2016 - July 2017)

  • Coordinated promotion during Maynard Street Fair by recruiting 25 University of Michigan undergraduates to hand out fliers, acquiring 75 new customers and resulting in business' most profitable day with $18,000 in revenue 

  • Modified pricing for 90 items and set quantity discounts, incentivizing larger purchase quantities and increasing average revenue per transaction by 20% to $75 per patient

  • Analyzed daily revenue of $3,500 and generated monthly Excel referral reports of 150 new patients, providing accurate analytics as basis for efficient spending on advertising

LEGAL INTERN, Wayne County Prosecutor's Office (May 2015 - June 2015)

I​ntern for District Attorney at Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Prizm Pain Specialists (June 2013 - July 2014)

  • Oversaw operations of on-site drug testing laboratory including administering tests and interpreting results, ensuring individuals who were prescribed medications were not abusing other substances

  • Monitored patients after injections while preparing incoming patients for treatment, resulting in shorter post-operation recovery times and maximizing amount of procedures performed each day

  • Evaluated data and composed report of waiting and recovery time for patients from prior year, streamlining process of identifying opportunities increasing efficiency

 Education and Awards 
University Of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, 2019
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Full-time GPA: 4.0
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (Jan 2017)

  • Golden Key International Honours Society (Nov 2016)

  • James B. Angell Scholar - University of Michigan

    • Awarded for three consecutive 4.0 terms

  • University Academic Honors

 Supplemental Offerings 

Can roll a joint in 17 seconds (with a filter).