Adam Bierman, Co-Founder & CEO

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Adam Bierman is the leading voice of the burgeoning, state-sanctioned cannabis industry in the U.S., and represents its new institutional phase of professional standards, evolving regulations and vast commercial potential. Mr. Bierman’s revolutionary views have been featured on news outlets like CNBC, Bloomberg News, Forbes, Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, U.S. News & World Report, among others.

Mr. Bierman and Andrew Modlin began MedMen nearly a decade ago, first as medical marijuana dispensary operators. The endeavor eventually led to the most dominant cannabis company in the country with operations and hundreds of millions of dollars in assets deployed in the most important markets in North America.

He is a champion of sensible, clear and just drug laws that strengthen communities and create business opportunities. MedMen is the single largest financial supporter of progressive marijuana laws at local, state and federal levels.

Jay Brown, Director

Jay Brown is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Roc Nation, a leading entertainment company. A seasoned entrepreneur and executive with more than 20 years in the music industry, Brown has been a fixture on Billboard magazine’s annual Power 100 List, having helped propel the careers of several Grammy nominated and award-winning artists throughout his lifetime. Previously, he was senior vice president at Elektra Entertainment Group and executive vice president at Def Jam Recordings.

Stacey Hallerman, Director

Stacey Hallerman is a business leader and C-suite executive, who has been instrumental in growing companies for over twenty years. She brings her deep knowledge of the consumer goods industry and expertise in building and sustaining brands. Previously, Ms. Hallerman was vice president, chief legal counsel and corporate secretary at Richemont North America –part of the global luxury conglomarate that owns iconic brands such as Cartier, Chloe, Van Cleef & Arpels and Montblanc. She was also senior corporate counsel at Pfizer, a world recognized pharmaceutical leader.

Mark Hutchison , Director

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Mark Hutchison has over 35 years of experience as a tax expert in the entertainment industry, personal financial planning, and mergers and acquisitions. He is a tax partner at Armanino, LLP, the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California. Prior to joining Armanino, Mr. Hutchison was a tax partner at Rothstein Kassfor over 8 years, and prior to that, served in a variety of roles at KPMG, including 18 years as partner. He is a published author and a member of the Motion Picture and Television Tax Institute.

Andrew Modlin, Co-Founder & President

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Andrew Modlin is the main architect behing MedMen’s unique brand and its mainstreaming marijuana message. An artist by training, Mr. Modlin’s vision informs MedMen’s industry defining retail concept. He is the recipient of the 2017 “Emerging Leaders Award” by the American Marketing Association. Mr. Modlin is also credited with several innovations in cannabis cultivation and manufacturing and oversees MedMen’s operational aspects.

Mr. Modlin and Adam Bierman began MedMen nearly a decade ago, first as medical marijuana dispensary operators. The endeavor eventually led to the most dominant cannabis company in the country with operations and hundreds of millions of dollars in assets deployed in the most important markets in North America.

He is a champion of sensible, clear and just drug laws that strengthen communicates and create business opportunities. MedMen is the single largest financial supporter of progressive marijuana laws at local, state and federal levels.

Andy Rayburn, Director

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Andy Rayburn is principal and founder of Big Game Capital, a private investment firm that provides financial capital and operational, hands-on leadership. Since 2000, Big Game Capital has invested in equity interests in the 2016 NBA Championship franchise the Cleveland Cavaliers, two minor league baseball teams, and the 10,000 Lakes Music Festival. Previously, Mr. Rayburn was president and owner of Flexalloy Inc., an industrial distribution company, which he sold to start Big Game Capital. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

Ben Rose, Chairman of the Board

Ben Rose is the chief investment officer for Wicklow Capital, an active early stage investor in a variety of innovative sectors, including blockchain technologies, biotechnology and cannabis. At Wicklow, Ben focuses on working with portfolio investments to identify strategic opportunities for growth while building best in class operations. He has more than 20 years of experience in both financial markets and entrepreneurial finance, having served as a managing director, portfolio manager and trader for a variety of institutional, high performance investment firms.

LD Sergi Trager, General Counsel

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LD Sergi Trager provides MedMen’s senior management with expert legal advice that informs the company’s business strategy and its implementation. She is directly involved in business transactions and negotiations that are key to MedMen’s success. Ms. Trager was a partner at global consulting firms Deloitte and Rothstein Kass, and practiced law at O’Melveny & Meyers, an international law firm. She is a legal expert on alternative investments and holds a Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law.

Antonio Villaraigosa served two terms as mayor of Los Angeles from 2005 to 2013, was the Speaker of the California State Assembly from 1998 to 2000, a Los Angeles councilmember from 2003 to 2005 and President of the United States Conference of Mayors in 2012. He was appointed by President Obama to chair the 2012 Democratic Convention. Time magazine called Villaraigosa one of the country’s 25 most influential Latinos. Mr. Villaraigosa brings with him two decades of public service and a long track record of coalition building. He is nationally renowned for his ability to unify disparate groups behind common causes.