Panel: Retail & Franchising
Founder’s Hemp & Innovative AgriProducts
No one will work harder for your career than you!
With professional experiences in executive leadership, small business ownership, and the practice of law, Jamie Crumley has spent most of her professional career pursuing dreams and accomplishing goals. She graduated as the University Scholar and Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Psychology and a minor in Spanish from Western Carolina University. She then received her Juris Doctorate from Campbell University and is a licensed attorney in the state of Tennessee. After completing her education, she decided to chase another dream and moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in music performance while building her own music management company. After a few years in Nashville and several career successes, Jamie returned to her home state of North Carolina to work alongside her father to start one of North Carolina’s first Industrial Hemp companies, Founder’s Hemp. In her free time, Jamie loves to travel and experience the exciting new adventures that this world has to offer. She tries to never say “no” to a unique venture or a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Since presenting his Senior Thesis on Cannabis and Hemp at UNC-Charlotte, Sean was invited to become a part of Colorado’s Retail Cannabis market since its beginning in 2014. He began his career with aiding in opening testing facilities similar to food testing labs in Denver— for products have to be tested before general market release. Later transitioning into the retail sales market, covering brand management for industry celebrities such as Tommy Chong to Sales Management with some of the highest quality of vertically integrated producers such as Natural Remedies. He brings a wealth of knowledge and is a former resident of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Retail Store Consultant- The Hemp Clinic
Maria Bivens, co-owner of Evolution Organix - The Hemp Clinic. We became interested in hemp because of my failing health, we have made a life in the hemp business to help others regain their quality of life. We are NC State Registered Processors, Hemp Product Creators, Manufacturers and Retail Store Owners. We will soon be growing our own Hemp and will be seed to shelf. We know first hand the positive impact Hemp has on an individuals health. Our products are made with love, using only organic methods. Together - We are one family!