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From the editors behind the B2B industry leader MJBizDaily, Investor Intelligence is a premium membership providing unbiased market data, realistic projections and insider analysis to effectively navigate the hemp and cannabis landscape.

Whether researching private investment opportunities or conducting your own due diligence, Investor Intelligence delivers trusted market intelligence for sophisticated cannabis investors.

MJBizDaily’s Investor Intelligence Staff

 

MJBizDaily employs over 70 staff members across the United States and Canada. The company has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing businesses in the United States and is led by CEO Cassandra Farrington and Chris Walsh, founding editor and vice president. Staff at MJBizDaily also oversee the production and development of the MJBizCon family of events.

LEADERSHIP

CEO
Cassandra Farrington

Cassandra heads up the cannabis industry leading daily news website Marijuana Business Daily and its family of content resources for the B2B cannabis marketplace, including the internationally recognized family of MJBizCon conferences. Previously a vice president at Citi, she earned her MBA from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business. MjBizDaily was co-founded by Cassandra and her business partner in 2011. It is now the most established ongoing business to business news organization serving the cannabis industry.

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Founding Editor & President
Chris Walsh

Chris served as the founding editor of Marijuana Business Daily during the company’s launch in 2011, becoming the first journalist in the United States to focus exclusively on covering the business of cannabis. He now oversees MJBizDaily’s editorial, events, marketing, sales and products divisions. Chris has been quoted as one of America’s foremost cannabis industry analysts by dozens of media outlets, including Harvard Business Review, NPR, CNBC and the New York Times. He earned an MBA in international business from Regis University.

EDITORIAL STAFF

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Editorial Director of New Business Initiatives & Data
Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier

Jenel’s journalism experience began two decades ago at her hometown newspaper in Wahpeton, North Dakota. For the past decade, she wrote and edited for a B2B publication and focused on analyzing management, strategy and trends for business owners and executives, ranging from best practices around M&A to how businesses can adapt to demographic shifts in the workforce. Her work earned several editorial excellence awards from the Specialized Information Publishers Association.

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(720) 499-3004
Equity Research Analyst
Craig Behnke

Craig has worked in the investment industry since 1993. Most recently he was a portfolio manager at USAA Asset Management where he ran two large cap growth funds with assets totaling $3.5 billion. Prior to that, he was a partner at Maple Capital Management, a registered investment advisory firm in Montpelier, Vermont. He also worked at Lexicord Capital, Founders Asset Management, and Alliance Capital Management. During his investing career, he has focused on the Healthcare, Consumer Staples, Industrials, and Technology sectors. Craig earned a MBA in Finance and Accounting from the SIMON School of Business at the University of Rochester, a BS in Economics from Rutgers University and is a CFA charter holder.

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Equity Research Analyst
Mike Regan
Mike provides critical information for and in-depth analysis of cannabis investing for MJBizDaily’s Investor Intelligence. He has more than 20 years of experience primarily analyzing and investing in small capitalization stocks at long/short equity hedge funds Roubaix Capital and Hawkshaw Capital. With experience investing in most sectors including consumer goods, retail, industrials and commodities, Mike brings a focus on company business models and earnings power across the cycle, management and ownership structures, and coherence of the company’s narrative. He began his career covering the cable and satellite sectors at DLJ, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, and earned a BS in finance from Georgetown University and an MBA from MIT Sloan.

INVESTOR INTELLIGENCE ADVISORY BOARD

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(602) 451 0165
Managing Director

Codie Sanchez

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(917) 301 8758
Managing Partner

Mitch Baruchowitz

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(617) 571-7114
Managing Director

Emily Paxhia

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(919) 796 9984
Managing Director

John Wagner