Ben is a seasoned businessperson and strategist. He co-founded the Cannabis Certification Council, a non-profit focused on sustainability and standards and has led the group since 2014. Ben connects the many regulatory, business and communications interests in the industry and is regarded as an expert on many cannabis issues. 

In addition to strategic communications and business development work for his global mix of clients, Ben serves on the Denver Cannabis Industry Stakeholder Committee, the Colorado MED Sustainability, Science and Policy work group, chairs the Denver Cannabis Sustainability Working Group, was recently appointed to the Colorado Energy Office Cannabis Advisory Committee and has served on the State of Colorado Pesticide Stakeholder Committee.