Tim Seymour

Tim Seymour

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Seymour has over 22 years of investment experience as a capital markets professional across multiple asset classes and geographies. With a history of investing in new and emerging asset classes, Tim has been an early stage investor in the cannabis industry and acts in a formal advisory capacity to multiple companies in the sector. Tim has emerged as one of the top thoughts leaders and advocates for the cannabis industry. Seymour Asset Management manages cannabis assets for its clients as part of its overall asset allocation.

Danny Moses

Danny Moses

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Moses serves on the investment committee of Merida Capital Partners, a private equity fund targeting the fundamental growth drivers of the cannabis industry. He recently founded Moses Ventures, a multi-asset investment fund with a focus in cannabis, which he refers to as "The Big Long." He began his career in 1991 as a municipal bond analyst for MBIA and worked as an institutional broker at a number of firms, including Oppenheimer. Most notably, he was a trader at Frontpoint Partners, a firm portrayed in both the book and movie "The Big Short."

Matt Morgan

Matt Morgan

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Matthew Morgan is the co-founder of a variety of companies including, Reef Dispensaries, Slapps Underwear, Ignite Cannabis Co, Tryke companies, Bloom Dispensaries and Green Axis Capital Corp. among others. Mr. Morgan began his business career at an early age in real estate in Montana and used his business savvy to start and grow a cannabis business into a 15,000 sq. ft operation in Montana, one of the largest. Mr. Morgan subsequently opened a chain of hydroponics stores in Arizona and acquired one of the limited and valuable cannabis business licenses in the state. Mr. Morgan and his partner then started Bloom Dispensaries. He later went on to form Reef Dispensaries and Tryke Industries. Reef Dispensaries currently runs six retail locations, two manufacturing plants, and two laboratories in Nevada and Arizona, with over 400 employees. Mr. Morgan now does consulting work all over the globe for several different business ventures.

Ali Jahangiri

Ali Jahangiri

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Ali Jahangiri began his career practicing corporate securities law, but shifted his focus to digital publishing, where he pioneered a digital physician-to-patient and an attorney-to-client interactive platform that was acquired in 2009 and 2011, respectively. Mr. Jahangiri currently focuses most his professional efforts in the international investment immigration industry. Mr. Jahangiri serves as CEO of three industry leading online publication and conference series platforms, OpportunityZoneExpo.com, Uglobal.com and Eb5investors.com as well as serves on the Loyola Law School Board of Directors and is a National Board Member and Founding member of Gennext.com, a nationwide organization dedicated to engaging pressing challenges facing future generations. He also serves on the Ubuntu Council for CTAOP (Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Program) which supports organizations through grant giving with a hands-on approach to prevent HIV. Mr. Jahangiri was also appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2009 and 2010 to various California State Boards and Commissions.

Pete Kadens

Pete Kadens

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Kadens holds 17 years of experience in various CEO, Board of Director and leadership roles. In August 2018, he retired from his position as CEO and Board Director of Green Thumb Industries (GTI). Pete Kadens is currently focusing his efforts on philanthropic initiatives, specifically The Kadens Family Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to closing the pervasive wealth and education gaps in the United States. Additionally, Pete Kadens is one of 25 current and previous cannabis industry executives currently serving on the board of directors of the Cannabis Trade Federation, an organization focused exclusively on federal cannabis policy reform.

Paul Penney

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Penney has more than two decades of investment, equity research, and institutional sales experience, serving in various roles at several leading buy- and sell-side institutions, including Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Trust Company of the West (TCW), and most recently, Northland Capital Markets, where he became one of the first U.S.-based sell-side analysts to cover the U.S. cannabis sector. Prior to joining Northland in October 2016, Penney served as a Managing Director and Principal Consultant for the Lang Media Group (LMG), where he held several strategic, operating, and investing roles across a wide range of both private and public retail-, media- and technology-related companies. Prior to LMG, Penney served as a senior analyst and portfolio manager at Cypress Funds (a TCW-related investment firm) and as a founding partner at Compass North Capital, dating back to 2008. Prior to his direct investing industry experience, Penney worked on the institutional sales desks at Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business (Accounting) at Santa Clara University and is a Certified Public Accountant.