Here is a summary of the latest company shakeups within the cannabis industry.
Elev8 Cannabis Names Naomi Granger CFO
Oregon-based adults-medical cannabis company Elev8 Cannabis tapped Naomi Granger to oversee its finance department.
Granger is the first CFO of the company. She served as CFO in a number of companies within the cannabis industry. In addition, she taught cannabis accounting to more than 600 accounting firms nationwide.
Granger also introduced Green Leaf CFO to further sharpen her accounting skills within the cannabis space.
“I am thrilled to join Elev8 Cannabis in this chief financial officer role, and I look forward to working closely with Elev8 as it continues growing and its value increases,” Granger noted Wednesday.
Elev8 is opening two Massachusetts stores — in Orange and Williamstown — in early 2021.
Eaze Taps NBA champion Matt Barnes As Board Advisor
California's legal cannabis marketplace Eaze named NBA champion Matt Barnes an advisor to the Board of Directors.
Barnes will also advise the San Francisco company on cannabis policy, social impact, and industry relations.
He will start by supporting the introduction of the second year of Eaze's Momentum business accelerator.
"As an advocate and athlete, Matt changed the game by normalizing cannabis in professional sports and inspiring others to be authentic about their use of the plant," Eaze CEO Ro Choy said Wednesday.
In addition, the company confirmed it had tapped co-founder of Kiva Confections Kristi Palme and VERTOSA Chief Innovation Officer Austin Stevenson to the Momentum advisory board, which now counts seven members.