Brian Baca is the founder and CEO of ikänik Farms, a 3 time, HempCon Cup winner for both concentrates and topicals alike. Ikänik Farms previously operating on a licensed 2B mixed light permit. The company focus is connoisseur quality cannabis. Ikänik is branded as a lifestyle company and currently sponsors and promotes many reggae groups in both California and Hawaii, respectively. Brian brings 16+ years of traditional finance and business experience, the most recent 10 years specializing in business and commercial banking.
Ryan Cuicki is the former CFO of Active Ride Shop ($70mm, retail chain, with 35 store locations across California).vHe is the interim CFO and Senior finance consultant for Sole Tech, ($50mm annual sales, global lifestyle brand). Ryan is responsible for providing investor quality reports quarterly. He brings with him 10+ years of senior management-level experience, with deep focus on enhancing cash flow, debt retirement, EBITDA expansion, strategic financial, and human resource decisions, while driving transformational change and demanding a transparent, disciplined, entrepreneurial thinking and execution-oriented culture.
Chad White is founder of Blunt Brothers Distribution, a premier licensed cannabis distributor in California. Blunt Brothers is noted for its internally developed and proprietary strains of high quality cannabis, one of which sells for the highest price per gram in WA,OR,CA & NV’s legal markets.
Ryan is a trial attorney by trade and began his career in the cannabis industry by litigating criminal charges related to cannabis. He has since worked with cannabis businesses across the entire supply chain by providing licensing and compliance services in multiple states. Ryan is also active on the cannabis speaking circuit and has been featured in Forbes and California Bar publications dealing with cannabis issues