David Melnick is the Co-founder of Feel State, a franchisable dispensary brand with two independently owned and operated locations opening soon in St. Louis and Kansas City, MO. Having previously gained experience in a leadership role at a vertically integrated cannabis company, David and the team at Feel State saw value in focusing on creating an innovative retail model built on community leadership, consumer education, and overall consistency. 

A long-time entrepreneur, David and another Feel State Co-founder developed and operated a made-to-order cookie delivery business while full-time students in college.