Ed Santillan, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Santillán is an attorney practicing for over 29 years in the fields of Real Estate, Tax, Cannabis & Bankruptcy. He is a member of the National Cannabis Bar Association. He has handled cases from the State level through appeals before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and is applying for admission into Maine. Finally, he has a BS in Biology, with ancillary studies in Chemistry and Psychology.
Bryan Keenan, Chief Financial Officer
Bryan P. Keenan has been practicing for over 15 years in the areas of consumer bankruptcy law, real estate, estate law, business formation (with emphasis in restaurant industry) and asset protection. He is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been a speaker for various professional groups on topics of bankruptcy law and has taught Continuing Legal Education classes for the Allegheny County Bar Association, and Penn State Beaver Continuing CPA Education / Continuing Legal Education courses. He has developed entrepreneurial programs for farmers and assisted financially distressed farmers save their farms through structured repayment plans in Chapter 12 Bankruptcies. He is now focusing his talents/insights with assisting farmers and entrepreneurs to profit from the hemp growing industry.
John Clay, Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Clay is a 5th generation Maine wild blueberry farmer who owns and operates a 300 acre farm near Bangor, ME. He has a BS Agricultural and Intergrated Pest Management from the University of Maine and degree from Robert Morris College Marketing/Business Administration. He has 30 years of experience in growing and managing farm operations. He is certified as Master pesticide applicator and pesticides planning, USDA Certified farm operator, Member of Pleasant River Canning Company farm cooperative and Washington County Maine Cooperative Extension.
Eric Mattmuller, Chief Engineering Officer
Eric Mattmuller has over twenty years of experience in the cultivation of specialty agriculture. His business has focused mainly on supplying organically grown tomatoes and other vegetables to upscale restaurants and farmers markets. During the past six years, Eric has also acted as lead consultant for licensed indoor cannabis operations in Washington, Oregon, and Massachusetts.
He has extensive background designing and optimizing soilless cultivation methods including aeroponic and hydroponic systems. Using his skills and experience to provide maximum yields with superlative quality and consistency, he has utilized a wide range of production methods, including indoor, outdoor and greenhouse environments.
Mr. Mattmuller graduated with a BBA from Pace University in Manhattan, majoring in finance and later studied chemistry and biology at Touro University. Beginning his career as a banker, working for such firms as Brown Brothers Harriman and JP Morgan Chase, Eric has turned what began as a hobby into his life's passion. He has extensive experience as a Consultant to various commercial Cannabis companies with their indoor growth facilities.
Matt Raymond, Director of Marketing
Matt is a cannabis industry professional with over seven years of experience with Cannabis brands/companies and medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado. He previously worked at companies like Canary Song Fine Cannabis and Wana Brands as a consultant, and sales/marketing professional. He was entrusted with growing accounts & marketing, as well as, assisting with extractions and formulation technology.
Mr. Raymond obtained his Associates Degree in Marketing from Arizona State University and is a local graduate of Seneca Valley School District, Cranberry, Pennsylvania. He is excited to bring his extensive experience to the Metropolitan Pittsburgh / Western Pennsylvania corridor.