FREDERIC “TED” DEHON
With over 25 years of legal and accounting experience, Ted currently serves as President and in-house counsel for the Company. He has earned a juris doctorate degree in law from the University of Florida, and CPA certification.
Tom has over 20 years of integrated and experiential marketing experience. He has helped build and execute award winning experiential programs for Diageo, AB Inbev, RJ Reynolds, and many others. During the past 20 years he supervised, planned and executed thousands of RCPG events nationwide. Tom has executed experiential marketing for brands at festivals, on beaches, in stadiums, city streets and everywhere in between.
Mitchell has over 30 years of experience in the event and experiential marketing industry with expertise in compliance, licensing, and retail sales of regulated consumer goods. During the past 10 years he has planned, executed, and supervised over 4000 RCPG events nationwide. Mitch has created new revenue streams through promotional campaigns and retail activations in the regulated sector with clients that include the largest regulated multi-national companies in the world.
DRAKE - SUTTON-SHEARER
Drake Sutton-Shearer is the CEO and Founder of Future State Brands, a global consumer goods and marketing company with a portfolio of lifestyle and wellness brands
Drake is recognized as an industry thought leader and has been featured on CNN, Advertising Week, Variety, Huffpost, Techcrunch, Billboard, Digiday, Wall Street Journal, Cheddar TV, SKY News, Benzinga and on the cover of leading Cannabis B2B publication MG Magazine. He is also a featured keynote speaker at events including Advertising Week, YPO, CWCBE, ICBC, OMBC, Green Table Global, O’Cannabiz and New West Summit.
Senior Music Agent at CAA with a 15+ year proven track record in co-producing large scale rock music festivals and global tours for some of the biggest names in Rock and Metal including Avenged Sevenfold, Slipknot, Korn and more. Deep experience in festival sponsorship activation and engagement with global consumer lifestyle brands.
Nick Warrender founded Lifted Liquids with a passion to build a culture-based organization focused upon quality products and a healthier lifestyle. Nick produced his own line of CBD-infused products, CBD devices, research and development of CBD and vape brands and products for private label clients. Nick developed a unique raw goods/CBD supply chain and built the Lifted brand into a multi-million dollar company.
Dustin Robinson focuses his practice on providing legal, accounting, financial, and business consultation operating in the hemp and marijuana industries Dustin is deeply involved in the cannabis industry and various cannabis-related organizations including ASTM D-37 Global Standards for Cannabis, Broward County Medical Marijuana Advisory Board, Hemp Industries Association, and CannabisLAB. Dustin also serves as the Legal Director for NORML of Palm Beach
Bob Hoban sits at the center of the world’s largest commercial cannabis industry network; a cannabis industry ecosystem that he has painstakingly cultivated since 2008. Since the cannabis industry became commercialized, he has been widely credited for creating the class of lawyers now known as “cannabis attorneys.” Bob has consistently been recognized as one of the most influential people in the global cannabis industry. He was recently named a “Cannabis Law Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal, and he has been consistently recognized as one of “Denver’s Top Cannabis Lawyers”.
Bridget focuses on regulated commodities, specifically, cannabis markets. Bridget takes cannabis companies from cradle to grave, starting from incorporation and license applications to compliance through to sale. She advises successful applicants on improving energy efficiency, liaise with regulators, and handle the ongoing compliance issues relevant to a cannabis business.