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We offer end-to-end solutions to existing and aspiring participants in the cannabis industry. We utilize our industry expertise to provide business planning and market assessment services, assist state licensing procurement, create business infrastructure and operational best practices. We also developed a portfolio of branded products including: The patented Satchel™, SoHum Living Soils™,Cultivation Cube™, and High Density Cultivation System™.
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Board of Directors
Ellis Smith - Co-Chairman and Founder
“The cannabis industry is an ever changing landscape that demands strategic planning and experience to operate a sustainable business.” – Ellis Smith
Mr. Smith has 17 years of horticultural experience, 8 years owning/operating businesses, and 2 years of international business experience in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia. Working in the specialty cut flower market and running indoor gardens early in his career helped him understand complex growing systems and production protocols while developing his master gardening skills. Significant contributions to the community include the identification of the Hemp Russet Mite within the Colorado Medical Cannabis market and working with SKUNK magazine to enlighten the industry. Additional articles in SKUNK Magazine highlighted the use of True Living Organics (TLO) cultivation methodology in a regulated, commercial market. Mr. Smith’s career path has positioned him to play an integral role in assisting individual companies flourish and ensure emerging cannabis markets prosper as a whole.
Tripp Keber - Chief Executive Officer, Dixie Brands
As one of two original founders of the Dixie Elixirs and Edibles company, Colorado’s premiere licensed marijuana infused products manufacturer (MIPS), Tripp Keber now serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Dixie Brands, Inc. Widely hailed as one of this nascent industry’s indispensable leaders, when Tripp isn’t thinking about the future vision of Dixie and the industry, he is supporting the efforts of the National Cannabis Industry Association, where he is a founding member and current Board Director. Additionally since 2013, he has served as a Board Member of both the Marijuana Policy Project and The Council for Responsible Cannabis Regulation (CRCR), as well as an Advisory Board member of the Medical Marijuana Industry Group in Colorado.