SilasSVP of Compliance dedicated to cultivating thriving work environments
Corporate governance, strong leadership skills, creating positive work environments
Silas, MBA JD LLM, is the General Counsel and SVP of Compliance for a multi-state cannabis operator in the production and sales of premium cannabis products.
He is responsible for corporate governance, regulatory and operational compliance, risk and litigation management, investor relations, all commercial contracts, and renewal of cannabis licenses in each market.
Silas managed and led outside counsel through the dismissal of 2 complaints alleging $7.5M and $3.5M.
He also successfully led the cannabis company through an arbitration dispute, earning the company $2M over 24 months.
Silas developed and executed an aggressive risk mitigation strategy, which resulted in increasing the liability insurance limit by $0.5M-$1M while saving $250k in premiums for policy renewals in 2023.
Silas also serves as the Interim Head of HR.
He developed and delivered training programs resulting in a 75% reduction in HR-related complaints and issues, demonstrating strong leadership skills and a commitment to creating a positive work environment.
Silas earned 3 post-graduate degrees: JD, MBA, and a LLM in Intellectual Property.
He is currently barred in the District of Columbia (DC) and Registered In-House Counsel in California.