Liz Stahura

Liz Stahura

BDS Analytics Liz has been in the business intelligence market for over 10 years, working for some of the leading names in retail sales tracking. She is a widely recognized authority in retail sales analysis and strategic consulting, and brings with her insights learned from years in the cycling, running, outdoor and sports apparel business. During her time at Leisure Trends and NPD Group, Liz assisted the business through product launches in three new industries. Her most recent role was to lead the bike and running division of the company. Often asked to speak in front of clients and at industry events, her various works can be seen, heard and read through the numerous industry presentations, webinars, articles, white papers and trend pieces she has delivered over the years. Liz looks forward to bringing her voice and expertise to similar platforms in the Cannabis...
Amy DiIullo

Amy DiIullo

CMH Brands & VP of Sales and Business Development for, Willies Reserve Amy DiIullo is the VP of Business Development for CMH Brands, the Colorado licensee of Willie’s Reserve. A cannabis industry veteran, Amy has spent a decade working in every aspect of medical and recreational marijuana businesses. She is currently focused on accelerating business development, growing sales distribution and revenue, developing channel marketing programming, brand strategy, and aligning consumer segmentation with new product development in and outside the cannabis space. Amy is constantly seeking out and developing new market opportunities to stay ahead of the competitive curve in this ever-growing industry.  ...
Justin Jones

Justin Jones

Justin Jones, Managing Member Denver Consulting Group Justin Jones is one of the founding entrepreneurs of the Colorado cannabis industry.  In 2009, he co-founded JGB Ventures, LLC (dba DANK), a licensed medical grow and dispensary in Denver, Colorado. In 2014, DANK became one of the first dispensaries to receive licensure to sell recreational marijuana and has since quadrupled in size. Since 2014, Jones, along with the members of his partnership group, has started several ventures that have established them as industry innovators and leaders. They licensed Kush Bottles, the market leader in child resistant packaging for the industry; started Denver Consulting Group (DCG) to provide consultation, training and support documents to the national growing cannabis industry; and most recently, developed CannaScore a compliance audit application for licensed cannabis...
Kayvan Khalatbari

Kayvan Khalatbari

Founder, Denver Relief & Denver Relief Consulting Kayvan Khalatbari has been a cannabis policy reform advocate in Denver, CO for more than a decade, working closely with S.A.F.E.R. and Sensible Colorado long before there was a dollar to be made in the cannabis industry. Since then Kayvan has started several businesses in the cannabis space, including Denver’s oldest dispensary Denver Relief, Illinois’ largest cannabis producer Cresco Labs, Nevada’s philanthropic juggernaut Silver Sage Wellness and world-renowned cannabis consulting firm Denver Relief Consulting (DRC). Kayvan has maintained positive and progressive advocacy as the number one priority in all businesses, putting social progress and improving cannabis perception ahead of profits, including founding the GREEN TEAM in 2009 with business partner Ean Seeb. Over the past three years DRC has assisted clients in over a dozen states, Washington DC and Canada with securing licenses or improving their existing businesses. License wins include the top applications scores in Nevada and Illinois and winning one of the five licenses recently awarded in Florida. DRC’s partners in Illinois (Cresco Labs) continue to push the envelope with regard to advancing the cannabis movement, including being the first cannabis business to sponsor a national sporting event in the Chicago Marathon and creating an infused product line partnership with James Beard Award winning chef Mindy Segal. Kayvan sits on the board of directors for the National Cannabis Industry Association, the Illinois Cannabis Industry Association, the Nevada Cannabis Industry Association, the Council on Responsible Cannabis Regulation, the Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra and is co-chair for a environmental stewardship committee within the Denver Department of Environmental Health. Kayvan’s other cannabis industry...
Lori Glauser

Lori Glauser

President/COO, Signal Bay, Inc. Lori Glauser formed Signal Bay, Inc. (OTC:SGBY) in 2014 as an advisory firm to address the growing needs of industry intelligence, compliance, and sustainability of the emerging cannabis industry. Signal Bay now owns an operating cannabis test lab in Oregon, and holds interests in marijuana related entities across the US. The company also owns and operates the media properties CANNAiQ.com, MarijuanaMath.com. Ms. Glauser has over 20 years’ experience in engineering, consulting, and startups, and has expertise in business planning, business process design, financial forecasting, risk, customer experience, supply chain management, energy management, technology, and utility rate design. Lori entered the cannabis industry when she was engaged by Electrum Partners in the development of license applications for several proposed Medical Marijuana Establishments in Nevada. She has since worked with cannabis entrepreneurs from Maryland and Massachusetts to the west coast and Hawaii. Lori has joined ArcView as an investor member, and is a member of National Cannabis Industry Association and serves on the sustainability committee of FOCUS (Foundation for Cannabis Unified Standards). Lori has substantial experience with regulatory and policy issues, and has supported development of witness testimony documents. Ms. Glauser has been a management consultant focusing on the energy industry with several firms including Ernst & Young, IBM, and Financial Times Group. In 2008, Lori’s company Tangerine Network Devices, a smart energy and water management system for commercial businesses, was selected as finalist in the California Clean Tech Open competition. Ms. Glauser previously worked for startup companies in the business intelligence space. For SNL Financial, she was Associate Director of the Energy industry business intelligence platform....