Founder & CEO, HollyWeed North
Renee is the world’s first Federally Licensed Female Cannabis Pubco CEO, security specialist, and international speaker. Renee has been fortunate enough to be at the beginning of several major trends and market creations. Throughout her career, detecting and then capitalizing on change has been her focus.
She is a serial startup founder, skilled at survival, stress and team building. She is both the first Transgender Publicly traded marijuana company CEO and the first female one – Thunderbird Biomedical Inc (now EMH.v) was the 5th licensed Federally sanctioned Medical Marijuana company in Canada (and one of a handful on the planet). Renee built the core team, created and executed on the business plan and raised $3.7 M in funding then took the company public ($25M Valuation at IPO)…
After exiting Thunderbird Biomedical Inc in Jan 2015 as founding CEO and Board member, Renee chose to focus on US based infrastructure supply and delivery for the Cannabis Industry. So, In 2016, Renee launched HollyWeed North Cannabis Inc. creating a diverse workforce with strong female leadership.
HollyWeed North Cannabis Inc. is the mothership for HollyWeed North Manufacturing and Extracts, HollyWeed North Bakery, HollyWeed North Retail, HollyWeed North Grow and TerraCube International.