Matt, a recovering attorney, was a founding member and Vice President at one of the initial license holders in the Illinois medical cannabis market. Steering that company to market leader position, Matt’s responsibilities included managing the grow/process and retail construction projects; navigating local relationships and permit/approval processes; hiring cultivation and retail managers and initial staff; and managing the wholesale function and hiring the sales team.
In a professional consulting career spanning over three decades, Porter’s diverse clients have included the Pittsburgh Penguins, Highmark Insurance, multiple public school systems and the U. S. Navy. Consulting assignments have also been executed in Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana and South Africa. He served fifteen years as an Adjunct Professor of Multicultural Education at Carnegie Mellon University. Porter is a founding board member of the ten school Propel Charter System in Western Pennsylvania.
Eric Ignatius Mitchell, MD, MA, FACPE, CPE, is a practicing orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine doctor specializing in pain management from a telecommunication platform globally. Dr. Mitchell has been featured in numerous newspapers and magazines, including Ebony magazine, Physician Executive magazine, and the Philadelphia Daily News, and is a published coauthor in major medical journals.
Veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police, Lt. Col. Conley brings a wide range of experience and knowledge AGRiMED. Hawthorne supervised the multi-phase, multi-million dollar renovation of the State Police Academy in Hershey, PA. His experience commanding, directing and coordinating of the Bureau of Personnel, Bureau of Training and Education, Bureau of Professional Responsibility, Department Discipline Office, Equal Employment Opportunity Office, and Member Assistance Office brings a unique skillset to AGRiMED.
Accomplished health care provider and educator with more than 25 years’ experience in health care delivery systems and policy development. Experienced in successful creation, implementation and operation of Medicare-Medicaid certified home health care organization.
Law enforcement veteran and current executive director for a prominent drug policy reform organization. Major Franklin restructured the Maryland State Police training academy, instituted and oversaw the department’s very first Domestic Violence Investigative Unit and was responsible for 17 multi-jurisdictional narcotics taskforces.
Sterling Crockett is a visionary leader offering over 30 years of innovative, imperative business practices that create value and masterfully inspire teams to high performance in meeting complex challenges.
Retired executive with track record in successfully leading organizations through constant regulatory and market changes.