Charlena owns a cannabis consulting firm, Cannabis Business Growth, which specializes in guiding cannabis start-ups and investors on how to navigate the complex challenges associated with the Cannabis Industry. She works on domestic and international projects and has assisted more than 140 clients in compliance, licensing, and business strategy. Charlena has assisted dozens of clients in California, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Massachusetts to win cannabis licenses. Additionally, Charlena has worked internationally with licensing projects in the new recreational Canadian markets of the Northwest Territory, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. Her company has also had the unique opportunity to assist clients as far away as Zimbabwe and Australia gain. Her unique breadth of experience gives her an unusual insight on how to crafting winning strategies.
Finally, Char holds a Master of Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University and prior to transitioning to cannabis, she worked in retail and supply chain for Fortune 500 companies in the manufacturing and consumer goods sectors.