Built On Purpose Podcast

with Y Scouts’ CEO & Co-Founder Max Hansen

Cannabis Entrepreneur, Investor, & Thought Leader, Armen Yemenidjian

By MaxHansen | December 17, 2021

  In 2017, Armen was named to Vegas Inc.’s prestigious “40 Under 40” list and in 2018, he was named as one of High Times’ “100 Most Influential People in Cannabis.” Armen Yemenidjian began his career at Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas in August 2009 in the Marketing Department, subsequently moving to Casino…

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C3 Industries Co-Founder & CEO, Ankur Rungta

By Yscouts | December 1, 2021

Ankur Rungta is co-founder and chief executive officer of C3 Industries Inc. Under his leadership, the company has raised over $100 million of capital and currently employs almost 400 people. Ankur and his team have overseen the development of six award-winning cannabis production facilities as well as twenty-one retail stores in Michigan, Massachusetts, Missouri and…

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Commercial Strategy Executive for Consumer Cannabis Products, Laurie Parfitt

By Yscouts | November 15, 2021

Laurie Parfitt is an accomplished executive, leader & coach who inspires companies with her vision for what’s possible and her ability to execute and drive results. She has over two decades of driving innovation & execution across multiple functional areas within companies from start-up to Fortune 500. Laurie has honed her skills at organizations such…

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Regennabis Co-Founder & CEO, Patrick McCartan

By Yscouts | October 18, 2021

Patrick McCartan is Co-Founder and CEO of Regennabis, the leading ESG & Sustainability advisory firm in the global cannabis industry and Co-Founder of Regenerative Cannabis Live, the world’s premier sustainable cannabis conference. Patrick is also Co-Founder of Regennabis Ventures, a private equity impact fund investing in cannabis startups with a commitment to sustainability and ESG,…

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Cannabis Industry Leader, Andrew DeAngelo

By Yscouts | September 21, 2021

  Andrew DeAngelo, Cannabis Industry Consultant and Strategic Advisor, Co-founder of Harborside & Last Prisoner Project, Founder of Andrew DeAngelo Consulting   Andrew DeAngelo is a visionary leader with a proven track record of enacting systemic social change and developing best practices in cannabis — he is the very definition of a trailblazer and someone…

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NORML Founder, Keith Stroup, Esq.

By Yscouts | August 31, 2021

Keith Stroup is a Washington, DC public-interest attorney who founded NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) in 1970.  Stroup obtained his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Illinois in 1965, and in 1968 he graduated from Georgetown Law School in Washington, DC. Stroup first smoked marijuana when he was…

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Phoenix Distributors Managing Partner, Chris Finelli

By Yscouts | August 16, 2021

Chris has held both sales and leadership positions in the investment management as well as executive leadership positions in the cannabis industry. In his current role, Chris is the Managing Partner of Phoenix Distributors, a sales and marketing as a service company for the cannabis industry. Phoenix Distributors focuses on helping Cannabis and CBD operators…

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Evo Hemp Co-Founders, Jourdan Samel & Ari Sherman

By Yscouts | August 2, 2021

Ari Sherman and Jourdan Samel are Sales & Marketing executives in the natural products industry. Ari and Jourdan Co-Founded Hemp Health and natural foods brand Evo Hemp in 2012 to facilitate the evolution of the United States family farm. By establishing a supply chain of U.S. grown hemp, they’re working to revive the country’s agricultural system.…

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Digging Deep for Executive Interview Questions

By Yscouts | July 21, 2021

There are some questions you can ask your executive candidates that can bring a deeper insight into what they can offer your company.

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Colton Griffin, Flourish Software

Flourish Software CEO, Colton Griffin

By Yscouts | July 19, 2021

Colton is CEO of Flourish Software, a leading supply chain management and seed to sale tracking software solution for the cannabis, CBD, and hemp verticals. Colton’s career and expertise are at the intersection of supply chain operations, enterprise software, and analytics. He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a BS in Industrial Engineering.…

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