Jon sits down for a cannaconvo with Robert Beasley, CEO at Cansortium/Fluent. Their conversation touches upon topics like market predictions and Fluent’s positioning in Florida, Texas and Pennsylvania, as well as shifting federal approaches to hemp-derived cannabinoids and potential future adult-use reform.
About Robert Beasley
As the leader of Florida-based FLUENT and parent company Cansortium Inc., Robert Beasley provides deep expertise in cannabis law and business development for the multistate operator. FLUENT is one of Florida’s top cannabis companies and has licenses in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Texas. The native Floridian got his start in cannabis by working closely with lawmakers and regulators to initiate the medical cannabis program in his home state. From there, he pivoted his law practice to focus on the cannabis industry and served as a consultant, overseeing the development of businesses within the emerging cannabis marketplace in multiple states. After serving the Board of Directors for FLUENT as a consultant and assisting in the revitalization of one of Florida’s largest vertically integrated medical cannabis companies, Robert was appointed CEO in September 2020. His background includes working with cannabis companies in Oregon, California and Washington, D.C., on licensure, establishing financial networks and construction of multiple cultivation and processing facilities. Outside of work, Robert enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.
Cannaconvo with Peter Su of Green Check Verified
Cannabis Last Week with Jon Purow interviews Peter Su of Green Check Verified. Peter Su is a Senior Vice President with Green Check Verified, the top cannabis banking compliance software/consultancy in the space. A 20+ year veteran of the banking industry, Peter serves on the Banking & Financial Services committee of the National Cannabis Industry Association. He chairs the Banking and Financial Services Committee for the NYCCIA & HVCIA. He is an official member of the Rolling Stone Cannabis Culture Council. And, he is on the board of the Asian Cannabis Roundtable, serving as treasurer.