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SVP of Compliance
Operations and Management

SilasSVP of Compliance dedicated to cultivating thriving work environments

Relevant Skills

Corporate governance, strong leadership skills, creating positive work environments

Expertise Summary
  • 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.

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