As a strategic advisor to MAZAKALI, Jeff supports the senior leadership team on industry and investor development initiatives. Jeff has been at the forefront of the cannabis industry since 2013 as the Director of Member Relations at The Arcview Group. In this role, he has seen the industry mature and been deeply entrenched in a network that has facilitated over $270M of capital flow into the industry across 200+ companies.
Jeff is a Chicago native and attended the Columbia College of Chicago. He is the Co-Founder of Red Headed Honey, a company that distributes skin care products exclusively on Amazon. In addition, he is the Chief Strategy Officer at Dip Devices, an ancillary hardware manufacturer that produces cutting edge consumption devices and accessories. Jeff focuses his energy into ventures which drive social, political and environmental change and has diversified his investments of time and capital across the cannabis, craft beer, and real estate sectors.
In addition to Jeff’s business related activities, he contributes to causes that include the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), Students for Sustainable Drug Policy (SSDP), Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and Human Rights Campaign. Jeff lives in Chicago with his family where he enjoys biking, meditation and time on the lake.