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Walter Moore

Partner, Cannabis Licensing And Operations Technology

Walter is an accomplished software architect, financial engineer, and entrepreneur residing in the south suburbs of Illinois. He specializes in architecting elegant, compliant, and scalable solutions to complex regulatory environments in the AdTech, FinTech, Digital Assets, and Cannabis industries. He has a Masters of Science in Financial Engineering and undergraduate degrees in Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics. He works on the cutting edge of performance, data privacy, and scaling solutions which focus on handling big data. Walter started Cognitive Harmony Technologies in order to support social equity teams and bring CHANGE to an industry which has historically whitewashed the past injustices served in its former prohibition, something which he has experienced first hand in prior decades. As a cannabis business license owner, Walter knows just how difficult it is to put together a competitive application. He developed the CHT platform in order to help lower the barrier of entry for others willing to put in the hard work of assembling an application, but who would otherwise be priced out of the competition.

Content Managers and Advisers

Sebastian Nassau

Operations and Business Content Development

With executive experience in the cannabis industry dating back to the onset of adult-use cannabis legalization in Colorado, Sebastian has to date worked with over 120 cannabis companies and organizations in a business development capacity. His previous clients include some of the most successful cannabis companies both nationally and internationally. Sebastian has worked extensively with dispensaries, infused product companies, processors, cultivators, and service-based/value-adding companies. Additionally, he has managed dozens of licensing applications including those in some of the most competitive states. 

Josh Alper

Strategic Planning and Business Content Development

Josh has 30 years of experience in science, technology, branding, including sales and marketing of consumer and industrial products with emphasis on emerging technologies, technical sales and product development. Over the past seven years, he has leveraged this to assist cannabis industry clients conceptualize, launch, and expand their companies through his project management capabilities. Josh’s expertise in cannabis science, security, energy, construction, product development, strategic planning, and quality assurance and control has proven itself vital in the development of cannabis license applications.

Todd Scattini

Strategic Planning and Communications

As the Global CEO of Harvest 360, Todd brings strong leadership, global vision, and strategic direction to multi-disciplined teams of business experts and cannabis professionals. His energy is drawn from his passion for the plant and a deep-seeded desire to unpack all its possibilities to heal patients and our planet, legitimately contribute to a global economy, and empower social justice for those most affected by the prohibition of cannabis. He is committed to helping develop effective and responsible legal cannabis markets on a global scale while enabling those seeking to establish their cannabis businesses. Todd is a West Point graduate and brings with him vast experience gained during a distinguished military career serving in a broad range of leadership positions in complex domestic and international settings, including five years of diplomatic service. He has vast experience providing consultative assistance to senior leaders; developing and managing relationships with key decision makers; managing multiple complex projects simultaneously and communicating organizational goals and objectives. Todd puts this skillset to use when managing cannabis applications, particularly through his abilities to assist clients in the development of execution of strategies focused on community engagement, public relations, governmental affairs, social responsibility, research, and workforce development.

Jennifer Germano

Compliance Content Specialist

Jennifer Germano began working in the Colorado Marijuana Industry in 2009, working from the ground floor through every employee and management position in medical dispensaries to the level of director of operations of a multi-million dollar recreational dispensary and cultivation operation in 2014. Jennifer is a long-time industry vet, witnessing the industry in Colorado going from an unregulated to strictly regulated market. This experience has taught her the importance of implementing, understanding regulation and protocol.In 2015 Jennifer founded ICS Consulting Service and transitioned from being an employee in the regulated Cannabis Industry to Chief Executive Officer of a compliance focused consulting business. ICS specializes in Compliance based services, such as Third-Party State Regulatory Audits, State and Local License Application Support, Cannabis Technical and Specification Writing, Standard Operating Procedures Development, Compliance Operations Training, Employee Retention Solutions, Employee Onboarding, Manufacturer Food and Product Safety Certifications/ServSafe® Instructor, OSHA certified, Licensed Facility Build-out Support, HR Compliance and Operational Compliance Readiness Support.Jenny is currently involved in Marijuana Policy in the State of Colorado. She has participated in the Government Marijuana Rulemaking process for 3 years in the State. In January 2020 Jennifer joined the Science and Policy Workgroup and was nominated as Co-Chair of the Sampling Subcommittee in October of 2020. Jenny drafted Marijuana Regulations for 2021 rule implementation, developing an employee training program for Manufacturers and Cultivation licensed operators in preparing and collecting Test Batch Samples prior to testing at a Laboratory. Jenny continues her passion for improving and drafting Marijuana Regulations in the State of Colorado in 2021.

Aida Colon-Sanchez

Security Content Specialist

Business owners who are seeking safety and security technical writing, security technology installation, or post-license security compliance audits, look no further, Aida Colon-Sanchez of EOC Technology Innovations can assist.  Aida is of Puerto Rican descent and is the former Deputy Coordinator for the City of Jersey City Office of Emergency Management/Homeland Security {the first Latina to hold that role for over a decade}. Her business is a minority woman-owned technology consulting company that focuses on public safety tech that includes surveillance cameras, 911 communications technology,  and access control.

Eli Scheiman

Legal and Regulatory Content Advisor

Eli is a Principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., with offices in New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Delaware and Puerto Rico.  He provides counseling to cannabis and hemp/CBD companies and start-ups, and assists cannabis and hemp clients with licensing and compliance and emerging issues associated with state-legalization of cannabis.  Eli also concentrates on business litigation, insurance coverage, insurance regulations and compliance, management-side employment counseling and litigation defense, appellate work and defense of private and public entities in tort actions.  Eli chairs Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.’s cannabis law practice, and is a member of Porzio Compliance Services, which leverages complementary resources from the law firm and its other subsidiaries, Porzio Governmental Affairs and Porzio Life Sciences, to provide regulatory, legal and business services to cannabis clients.  He is a member of the International National Cannabis Bar Association, where he chairs the Legislative Advisement Committee, Vice-Chair of the ABA TIPS Cannabis Law and Policy General Committee, and a member of the NYC Cannabis Industry Association Regulatory Committee.  He can be reached at esscheiman@pbnlaw.com

Clement Hayes

Legal Content Advisor

Clement is a Founding Partner of Block45 Legal and has extensive experience supporting cannabis companies with business formation, licensing, intellectual property,regulatory guidance, and innovative yet realistic solutions to any legal challenge they may face. He and his team have been instrumental in the development and review of cannabis license applications and patents. Mr. Hayes has experience working with foreign markets including China and the EU regularly advising clients on these markets. Clement holds a Degree from University of Colorado-Boulder in Evolutionary Biology and graduated Cum Laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law.  He served as the Editor in Chief of the St.Mary’s Law Journal on Legal Malpractice and Ethics and was a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Edward C. Prado of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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