Our experience stems from both outside and inside the cannabis industry. Outside, our consultants have provided planning, permitting, and licensing compliance services to the land development community for decades. Our strategic guidance has typically saved our clients significant time and money, while creating better projects.
Inside the cannabis industry, we have operated as a cultivation and wholesale medical marijuana business for 7 years and are intimately aware of the rapidly changing legislation – MCRSA, AUMA – now regulating the cannabis industry. We know how to best to position these businesses for success in the next several years. How we advise you is how we would advise ourselves!
Why choose us
Chris Cox, MLA
Chris Cox is a business, land, and environmental planner who helps cannabis companies and investors grow their businesses through strategic planning and obtaining the permits and licenses they need to operate. His extensive background in both real estate development and cannabis operations make him ideally suited to assisting others in setting up their own cannabis business.
Permit Coordinator & Biologist
Kristin Steinert is a seasoned biologist and permitting analyst with experience in property assessments, environmental reports, and obtaining permits for traditional real estate development, as well as in cannabis cultivation projects.
Bruce D. Barnett, Ph.D
Permit Coordinator & Biologist
Bruce Barnett holds a doctorate in biology and has almost 40 years of experience related to environmental regulatory compliance in multiple countries, though most extensively in California. His knowledge and expertise are invaluable for cannabis businesses who require strategy, as well as environmental assessments or permits for their projects.
CHRIS CAHILL, JD* MBA
Chris has been rolling up his sleeves to help owners grow and better manage hundreds of small and mid-sized businesses for almost 30 years. Within the cannabis space, he has developed business plans and pitch decks plus the financial modeling that accompanies them, as well as recruited the talent required to implement this strategy across all levels within an operation. His client base and network include well known, multi-state cannabis entrepreneurs, leading branded packaging innovators as well as noteworthy professional service providers and cannabis suppliers.
* Licensed in & Member of Michigan State Bar only. Not licensed in California. BeGreenLegal is not a law firm and does not provide its clients with legal services.
Business Operations Specialist
Vyolet Wylde is an experienced consultant whose background in business operations and management of a cannabis related business make her a great choice for the development of systems and procedures that comply with licensing and regulatory requirements. Vyolet’s background in constructing and maintaining health codes and training manuals along with experience in several major industries adds to her ability to recognize the nuances and specialized needs of our clients’ organization.