Executive strategy and planning, internal controls, and process improvements
Advising on tax compliance, market strategy, and business development, Fundraising for seed stage and growth companies, Budgeting/forecasting, accounting and finance, and legal functions
Gavin is a CFO, licensed CPA, and attorney in good standing with an MBA and a background in private and public cannabis equity investments, regulatory compliance, and fundraising for seed stage and growth companies.
His investments in the cannabis space have yielded weighted average gains exceeding 400%.
Gavin serves as a strategic advisor to a cannabis startup, advising on business development, tax compliance, go-to-market strategy, and fundraising.
He has also provided advisory services to and invested in a privately-held industrial hemp cultivator and processor.
Gavin’s current experience is relevant to the operations, strategy, and accounting practices of an established MSO, specifically regarding capital expenditures, inventory valuation, cost accounting, and revenue recognition.
His responsibilities within the last 2 organizations he’s supported include all accounting and finance, risk management, budgeting/forecasting, FP&A, information technology, human resources, and legal functions.
With backgrounds in corporate finance, contracts, business law, and extensive experience with cross-functionality and leadership among several sectors of highly regulated businesses, Gavin has excelled in the areas of executive strategy and planning, profit growth, internal controls, and process improvements.
He has overseen multiple ERP system implementations, employee benefit plan administration, insurance renewals, and broker of record transitions, and managed corporate investment portfolios exceeding $10M.
Thanks to continuing education, he utilized temporary tax advantages to effect over $1M in cumulative tax savings on a single capital investment.
Gavin worked on M&A transactions (buy and sell sides), performing due diligence, and preparing CIMs and presentations for complex negotiations.