AC Braddock

AC Braddock

CEO, Eden Labs AC Braddock is a career entrepreneur. Her ability to recognize market trends and establish a profitable enterprise within a short time frame has been a hallmark of her success. Ms. Braddock met Fritz Chess, Founder of Eden Labs, in the late ‘90s. Sharing a keen interest in plants as medicine, she was impressed with his botanical extraction knowledge and his ability to engineer highly sophisticated extraction systems that were easy to operate and affordable. At this point, he had already developed the Coldfinger design and Eden’s first generation CO2 system, becoming the first person in the US to extract Kava Kava and Cannabis with CO2. In 2007 Ms. Braddock left her position as Sales and Marketing Director for a multi-million dollar Built Green construction project to become Head of Sales and Marketing at Eden Labs. In 2010 Ms. Braddock became CEO of Eden Labs and has successfully transformed the company into a highly respected multi-million dollar extraction technology powerhouse. A member of two of Washington’s Cannabis Business Women’s groups; WOW (Women of Weed) and the MJBA’s Women’s Alliance, Ms. Braddock is dedicated to creating a new way of corporate structure in this emerging industry. She is also a board member of the Council of Responsible Cannabis Regulation and NCIA. She resides in Seattle...
Genifer Murray

Genifer Murray

Founder, Carbon Blue Genifer Murray is a visionary with an entrepreneurial spirit. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Colorado State University. As a huge fan of science In 2010, Murray established CannLabs, one of Colorado’s first medical marijuana testing laboratories. CannLabs is one of America’s premier cannabis testing facility that offers potency, microbial, pesticide and heavy metal testing. CannLabs has a licensed laboratory in Denver, Colorado. Murray is an advocate for health and safety, research and responsible testing. She has been invaluable in the development of a credible and safe medical marijuana industry in Colorado and has advised several additional states. Genifer has served on the Colorado Governor’s Taskforce for the implementation of Amendment 64 bringing her expertise on cannabis testing to the team.   In July 2014 Brookings Institute white paper, John Hudak reports: “The creation of the task force was among the most important administrative actions in the implementation of legalized marijuana in Colorado. It was also among the most successful.” Murray has become an industry leader advocating for legalization and regulation to ensure product safety, cannabis testing and quality assurance.  Using expertise and industry knowledge, she has become a trusted resource for the industry, governments, and national media. Working with state and foreign governments Murray is seen as a leading specialist on responsible legislation. Educating clients and patients she has led the effort to create a credible and safe industry. Ms. Murray also continues her leadership and advocacy for regulation by consulting on panels and speaking at various conferences and coalitions around the country. In February 2014, Genifer lectured at the University of...