President & Co-Founder
Bob Hoban sits at the center of the world’s largest commercial cannabis industry network; a cannabis industry ecosystem that he has painstakingly cultivated since 2008.
CEO & Co-Founder
Charles Feldmann, Esq., serves as a Trusted Adviser for the cannabis industry’s largest and most profitable businesses on an international scale. He assists his legal and consulting clients in all of their corporate operations, licensing, intellectual property, joint venture, transaction documentation…
Chief Operating Officer
With nearly a decade of legal cannabis industry experience, Deanna has guided the development of businesses in every vertical of the regulated cannabis supply chain, leveraging her strategic operational expertise to optimize efficiencies, implement complaint procedures to ultimately improve the client’s bottom line…
Chief of Staff & Investor
Derek Porter is a Serial Entrepreneur, U.S. Veteran, Security Marketing Expert, and Investor in the Cannabis/Hemp Industries. He is an investor and partner with Gateway Proven Strategies, specializing in his security expertise as well as his industry knowledge to help grow GPS globally…
Chief Financial Officer
Prior to serving as CFO for Gateway Proven Strategies, Tom Moore was a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. He has over 30 years of professional experience, with 27 of those years in the investment business.
Lilly Lentz is an attorney and Cannabis Practice Group Leader at international law firm Feldmann Nagel Cantafio, PLLC. Lilly has primary experience in the practice areas of Business & Commercial law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Cannabis law, Corporate Drafting, Licensing, Regulations…
Chief Compliance Officer
Marketing and Business Development
Halston Puchek became a pioneer in Colorado’s medical marijuana industry since its formation in 2009, sitting on local and national panels, hosting political events, providing locations for industry networking gatherings, advocating, and volunteering; She also operated one of the first vertically integrated, licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Boulder, Colorado.
Jeff Frazier advises individuals and companies doing business in Latin America, primarily Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Argentina.
Security & Corporate Intelligence Officer
Stanton Fischer joins Franklin Global, Inc. as Senior Vice President following a 20-year career in the FBI. His FBI career started in Los Angeles where he was assigned to national security matters, including espionage, counterintelligence and counter-proliferation investigations.
Director of Client Services
Danielle Staley serves as the Director of Client Services for GPS where she ensures all clients receive a premium white-glove service experience.
An integral part of the California Cannabis industry for nearly a decade, a veteran retail operations expert, and renowned writer, Tian has made quite an impact on the cannabis industry.
Project Manager/ Hemp Subject Matter Expert
Eric’s path into the hemp industry began in the agricultural sector, heading up marketing for the leading North American provider of AOSCA certified hemp seed, Bija Hemp. Eric brings a unique perspective to the entire industrial hemp supply chain.
Andrew Ellis is an established operations leader with an extensive work history assisting both public and private sector clients to navigate strategic, regulatory, and operational challenges. He has led projects for clients in highly regulated industries including cannabis, alcohol, energy, finance, healthcare, and transportation.
Marketing Subject Matter Expert
Ashley Grace is a consumer packaged goods industry veteran who has worked with most of the top Food and Beverage companies at some point, has been a part of 4 David Ogilvy Award winning (Campbell Soup, Pepperidge Farm, Brown Forman, Career Education), was recognized for Innovation Leadership by PepsiCo, and spoke twice at Nestle’s Global Digital Marketing Summit.
Director of Creative Operations
At GPS, Kristen leverages her experience with community engagement, CPG supply chain, entertainment, and beauty to drive value for our clients and our organization. She leads the Driving Purpose task force at GPS, holding our team accountable to our vision for a better industry and a better world.
At GPS, Mike serves as a project manager, managing prospective clients and continually improving sales and project management processes to ensure the smoothest experience for our clients.