Wendy Robbins

Wendy Robbins

Co-Founder, Director, Lead Editor, Producer, The Marijuana Show Wendy is the Director, Lead Editor and Co-Producer for The Marijuana Show. After attending Julliard School for Acting, she became a successful Director and Producer in Film and Television. In her extensive 14 year career, she won two Emmy awards and was nominated for a third. She has worked for most major networks including ABC, CBS, NBC, MTV, Discovery, TLC and many others. She co-starred with Kelly Ripa in TLC’s “Home Made Millionaire”, and Bloomberg called her, “Americas Top Entrepreneur. She is the author of best selling book “Why Marry a Millionaire? Just Be One” (Hay House), and she made 10 Million with her invention, The Tingler (TM) (head massager). Wendy is a popular motivational speaker and frequently on the news/press as an industry expert featured on CNN, CNBC, ABC, NBC, Bloomberg, WSJ, Market Watch, NY Times and Cannabis Conferences...
Lauren Rudick

Lauren Rudick

Partner, Hiller PC Lauren Rudick is a Member of the boutique business law firm, Hiller, PC, in Manhattan, New York.  A “recovering litigator,” Lauren practiced litigation exclusively for ten years, during which time she successfully represented clients in a wide variety of business, intellectual property, and Internet/media disputes, while contributing to the Firm=s land use and zoning practice.  With a trained and sensitive eye for keeping clients out of litigation and a penchant for deal-making, Lauren has refocused her career on start-up law, regulatory compliance, and commercial and secured transactions. Lauren has also developed a niche in salvaging deals that have turned south, mitigating against legal exposure, and identifying and remedying abuse or misuse of corporate power and form.  In 2015, Lauren was named a Rising Star among Top New York Metro Attorneys, as featured by Superlawyers®. Lauren is also the co-founder of Hiller, PC=s cannabis law practice.  What started as a passion project in patient rights during a brief residency in California, Lauren has become one of the nation’s preeminent attorneys providing legal services to cannabis industry players in the AGreen Rush.”  Lauren has extensive knowledge and familiarity with cannabis law, including trends and upturns in the industry. With her diverse background in corporate law, litigation, and land-use and zoning, she provides clients with the most up-to-date information necessary to operate and invest in successful cannabis and ancillary businesses. Lauren is also a regular contributor to Marijuana Venture Magazine and provides pro bono legal and advocacy services to the Drug Policy Alliance.  Lauren enjoys an extensive network of cannabis professionals nationwide, enabling her to provide full legal and...
Alice Globus

Alice Globus

Founder and General Partner of Globus Growth Alice Globus is the Founder and General Partner of Globus Growth (a Fund in formation) focused on the large and growing Cannabis industry. Alice has deep financial management experience and has been a director of a boutique investment banking firm and a co-founder of a financial advisory and business development firm with focus on the bio-tech and healthcare small-cap space. Other areas of investment knowledge include FDA, compliance, retail and technology. She also has strong operating experience in manufacturing and operations as Executive Chairman of family company, Winky & Dutch, a premium fashion and gift accessories brand. Alice Globus is a fierce supporter of women and role model for millennials. She is active as Co-Chairwoman of the Emerging Leader’s Committee of the Financial Women’s Association and as a member of Women Grow, an organization that is an advocate for women for opportunities and connections in the Cannabis industry. Alice has traveled extensively as part of her academic studies, conducting research in astrophysics via a grant from the National Science Foundation at the Cerro Tololo Inter- American Observatory in Chile. She has also continued her research at the American Museum of National History, Princeton University and Columbia University. Alice holds a B.S. in Physics from Wells College and Ph.D studies and research at Rochester Institute of Technology. Ms. Globus resides in the Flatiron District of Lower...
Alex Falter

Alex Falter

Chief Financial Officer of Reynold Greenleaf and Associates, LLC Ms. Alex Falter is Chief Financial Officer of Reynold Greenleaf and Associates, LLC a consulting and management firm based out of Albuquerque, NM that is currently focused in the medical cannabis industry. Ms. Falter has spent the last nine years focusing on the managerial accounting and maintaining the financial well being of businesses. Beginning her financial career within her family’s accounting firm, she learned how to assist small businesses, provide financial visibility, and how to structure business for peak financial functionality. Once receiving her degree from the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico, she entered into the cannabis industry to combat the common problems of the trade using her knowledge and experience. In her work with Reynold Greenleaf and Associates, LLC she has guided the both the company itself, as well as its clients in proper cash management, forecasting, budgeting, managerial accounting, financial health, and has assisted in building operational standards for sustaining these companies. Reynold Greenleaf and Associates, LLC is a first fifty sponsor of Women...
Alicia Syrett

Alicia Syrett

Alicia Syrett, Founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital Alicia Syrett is the Founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital, an angel investment vehicle focused on seed and early stage investments. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of New York Angels, as the Chairman of the Board of HeTexted, and is a member of WomenCorporateDirectors.  Her past and present Advisory Board roles include Enerknol, iFunding, Cuipo, The Pitch Deck, Beauty Booked, Cissé Trading Co. and Willa.  She is a frequent mentor, writer, and speaker in the startup ecosystem and tweets @AliciaSyrett. Ms. Syrett is a recurring panelist on CNBC’s Power Pitch and has also appeared on CNBC’s Cash Crowd, MSNBC’s Your Business, and Fox Business’s Risk & Reward.  She was named as one of the “25 Angel Investors in New York You Need to Know” by AlleyWatch  and as one of Wharton’s “40 Under 40” young alumni by Wharton Magazine.  She has been featured in Inc., The Huffington Post, and USA Today and also served as an Instructor with Steve Blank in his Lean Launchpad course at Columbia Business School. Prior to founding Pantegrion, Ms. Syrett spent over 10 years in the financial industry, which included her entrepreneurial journey as the first employee and CAO of a multi-billion dollar private equity firm.  She graduated early from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics (magna cum laude) and concentrations in Finance and Accounting. She also possesses two MBA degrees from the London Business School (with distinction) and Columbia Business School where she received Beta Gamma Sigma...