As president of OCG, John is creating a company that can define a generation of cannabis users – the first legal generation since prohibition. He also helps entrepreneurs breaking into the industry to do so the right way. He has over five years of private equity, corporate development, and startup experience in technology and oil and gas industries. He previously served as the vice president of finance for American Cannabis Partners, an active venture capital company in Denver, CO. Previously, John was the founder and CEO of Calvin, a technology-based startup located in Dallas, Texas. Prior to Calvin, John was associate of corporate development for JP Energy, where he supported valuation, diligence, and execution of approximately $100 million in acquisitions, joint ventures, and growth projects. Prior to JP Energy Partners, John was an analyst at glendonTodd Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm. John received his BBA from SMU Cox School of Business in Dallas, TX. He does a majority of the fundraising and presentations to investors. John has raised more than $10 million for various cannabis deals, culminating in $5 million for ONE Cannabis Group.