Chairman of the Board
Mr. Kovacevich is the CEO of KushCo Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of ancillary products and services to businesses in the legal cannabis industry.
Frank Knuettel II
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Mr. Knuettel has decades of experience in working with and advising public and private companies on financial management and controls, M&A, capital markets transactions and operating and financial restructurings. Mr. Knuettel was formerly Director of Capital and Advisory at Viridian Capital Advisors. He joined Veridian from One Cannabis Group ("OCG"), a leading cannabis dispensary franchisor, with over thirty cannabis dispensaries sold across seven states. At OCG, Mr. Knuettel was the Chief Financial Officer where he was responsible for all finance and accounting management. Prior to OCG, Mr. Knuettel was CFO at MJardin, a Denver-based cannabis cultivation and dispensary management company, where he led the company's IPO on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Following the IPO, Mr. Knuettel managed the merger with GrowForce, a Toronto-based cannabis cultivator, after which he moved over to the Chief Strategy Role. In his role as CSO, he managed the acquisition of several private companies before recommending and executing the consolidation of management and other operations to Toronto and the closure of the executive office in Denver. Prior to MJardin, Mr. Knuettel held numerous CFO and CEO positions at early-stage companies where he had significant experience both building and restructuring businesses. Mr. Knuettel graduated cum laude from Tufts University with a B.A. degree in Economics and from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A. in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management.
Tiffany Davis has over 20 years of experience as a financial professional working as an executive in the cannabis sector and prior to that, in consulting and private equity. Ms. Davis currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Generation Alpha and prior to her appointment as CEO in October 2019, was Generation Alpha’s Chief Operating Officer from February 2018. From 2016 through 2017, Ms. Davis worked as a senior executive for a US based cannabis consulting group supporting legal grows, assisting in license applications, developing programs for cultivators, business structuring for medical dispensaries, including developing M&A opportunities, and development of plans for several cannabis start-up ventures.
Beginning in 2012 into 2016 Ms. Davis worked as a Group Vice President for a US based private equity group, performing due diligence tasks resulting in placing hundreds of millions of dollars in equity and debt instruments. From 2009 to 2011 Ms. Davis was a Manager of Corporate Advisory for Grant Thornton, focusing on accounting and supply chain services during the automotive crisis in the US, specifically on the Chrysler turnaround project. From 2005-2008 Ms. Davis worked for an international technology sector company with $500 million in revenues as a Vice President of Special Projects for an automobile parts sourcing project in India from the company’s headquarters in Chicago, Il. Ms. Davis received her B.S. from DePaul University in 2002 and an MBA from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 2009.
Eric Baum brings over twenty years of experience in advising Executive leadership teams for both well-established Fortune 50 companies and emerging ventures, across a spectrum of industries including life sciences, legal cannabis, education, travel, technology, and real estate. In his concurrent roles as Managing Director of Acquis Consulting Group and Managing Director / Co-Founder of its affiliate company, Solidea Capital, he leverages his extensive management and operational consulting expertise to guide companies in areas such as corporate strategy, market positioning, growth and scale strategies, trajectory management, M&A, partnering frameworks, risk evaluation, and more. He also serves in several advisory and Board of Director roles for public and private companies such as Kushco Holdings, Starton Therapeutics, Big Rentz, Tenant Tracker, B Great, and Trip Kicks, supporting the full lifecycle of needs from initial business building through expansion and growth strategies.
In addition to advising companies on how to scale to the next level, Mr. Baum founded and leads a rapidly growing real estate investment firm operating in several U.S. markets. He is also actively involved in the venture capital arena as a participant in several investment-focused groups, such as the Charlotte Angel Fund. His exposure to companies across all stages of development and breadth of knowledge in the venture space position him well to provide a unique perspective and challenge the status quo when needed. Eric holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University, where he graduated Valedictorian. He was awarded the Goizueta Business School Organizational Management Highest Award for Excellence and was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the highest national business honor society.
Dallas Imbimbo has founded and scaled multiple business across many business sectors with experience in fundraising, recruiting fortune 500 executives and taking companies public. Dallas is a Co-founder and Board Director of KushCo Holdings (KSHB), a publicly traded company and parent company of a diverse group of business units and leaders in the cannabis industry with over 200 employees and $400MM in total revenue to date. Dallas was also an instrumental founder and CEO of BigRentz, the nation’s largest construction equipment rental network which he remains on the Board of Directors. Honors include, Top Company Cultures in the nation by Entrepreneur Magazine 2015 & 2016, Inc 5000’s Fastest Growing Company in America #48 in 2016.