To be inspired is to become creative, innovative and energized. We want this philosophy to trickle down to all our stakeholders.
EVERY MEMBERCarefully Selected
A company is only as good as it’s people. So, to have the best products, we must find and retain the best people. We’re proud of our team’s dedicated contribution to MariMed and our partners.
Successful entrepreneur, attorney and investor with a diversified portfolio.
Robert was an early pioneer and visionary in evolving legal medical cannabis industry over the last 20 years.
Founder & CEO
Operational experience in real estate and healthcare industries.
Jon is in charge of financial operations, cannabis tax reporting and code requirements that exceed regulator expectations.
Founder & CFO
Specialist in state-of-the-art cannabis facility design and cultivation system management.
With Tim having specific expertise in agriculture and hydroponics, he helps drive the next generation cultivation processes to maintain industry edge.
Chief Operating Officer
Leads corporate strategy, M&A and investments. Charles was previously Wall Street’s only full-time cannabis analyst.
He founded EFW Partners, an industry venture fund and was Partner at Crosslink Capital.
Chief Strategy Officer
Dr Jokubas Žiburkus is an accomplished scientist, educator, entrepreneur, and one of the thought leaders in the cannabis industry. An award-winning professor of neuroscience for the last decade at the University of Houston. Founder of CBD companies Meditaurus and Florance.
Dr. Jokūbas Žiburkus
Chief Innovation Officer
Cannabis product development expert with a proven track record of global sales and business development.
Ryan co-founded Betty’s Eddies which MariMed acquired in 2017.
SVP Sales & Chief Product Officer
Serial Entrepreneur with consumer and commercial brand building and product development experience. Operational and marketing expertise including international manufacturing and distribution.
James co-founded CannaKorp, makers of Wisp vaporizer; acquired in 2019.
SVP & General Manager
Serial entrepreneur with consumer, retail and corporate brand building experience.
Penelope was Chief Creative Officer of Ask Jeeves and CEO of Bittersweet, the chocolate cafe, a chain of cafes in the Bay Area.
SVP Marketing & Branding
A master of business operations and mindful efficiency. Brian engineers standardized systems and lean process solutions that empower commercial cannabis operations for sustainable growth. Co-founder of BSC Group, acquired by MariMed in 2018.
I have never seen such a great team working so hard to succeed.
The staff is knowledgeable and very caring of their clients.
Their working knowledge is evident in all that the team does for us.
They made me feel so welcome when I was out of my comfort zone.
In late 2018, MariMed announced a $30MM investment in Kentucky-based GenCanna, a recognized genetic innovator in the industrial hemp industry. GenCanna will provide MariMed Hemp with a dedicated supply of the finest GMP-quality CBD for new brands of CBD products to be introduced by MariMed Hemp.
In 2019, MariMed Hemp acquired 70% of MediTaurus, LLC which owns the high-end Florance brand of CBD products and their related intellectual property. It also brings Dr. Jokub as Ziburkus as MariMed’s Chief Innvovation Officer. MediTaurus reinforces MariMed’s efforts to advance the field of scientific research into applications and efficacy of CBD and other cannabinoids.