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OBX Team

Dave Neundorfer


Tech and cannabis entrepreneur with deep 
 channels to capital in Ohio, Silicon Valley, and Europe. Executed exclusive, royalty- based software licensing partnership with Danfoss AG (Denmark)

Dartmouth and Stanford GSB

Oscar Hackett

President & CFO

New venture formation and capitalization expert with multiple start-ups built and exited. A strategic CFO and GC with deep fundraising (equity and debt) and regulatory experience

Georgetown and Harvard Law

Scott Thorn


Experienced business and cannabis executive. Formerly President and COO of the 12th largest vertical cannabis company in the U.S.; directed the exclusive distribution relationship for PAX Era Pods achieving #1 market share in the Colorado vape market in less than 12 months.

Boston College

Calvin Whitfield

Director of Cultivation & Product Procurement

A fifth generation NC farming family, 25 years with the EPA, several years establishing best practices for hemp farming. Works with NC State Univ, NC Dept of Ag, and the NC Industrial Hemp Commission to educate farmers, agriculture agents and law enforcement agents across the state.

Civil Engineering

David Stoper


Operations executive who has overseen strategic partnerships with fortune 100 companies; skilled communicator who implements systems that leverage technology, team members’ unique abilities and partner synergies.

Princeton & Case Western Reserve University

Gang Tian


Tech leader with extensive experiences on IT and industry. Commercialized a Cleveland State University technology. Authored 10+ patent portfolios acquired by one of the global leading drive companies.

BUPT & Cleveland State

Maggie Booterbaugh

Extraction Manager

Hemp and environmental activist. Passionate and educated in environmental health, with a drive towards organic, sustainable, and regenerative practices. Experienced in cannabis growing, lipid infusion, and product formulation.

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Amanda Eade

Operations Manager

Experienced sales and marketing executive in Agriculture.  Expert in forestry, vegetation management, public health, and specialty crops. Influenced by deep family farming roots and passionate about all aspects of the agriculture industry.

University of Georgia and University of Illinois

Stephen “Trey” Slade

Cultivation Tech

Agri-business and Technology student with a love and passion for the hemp industry. Dedicated to industry growth through research based farming methods. Experienced in increasing plant yields through in-house cloning and genetic testing.

Elizabeth Garver

Executive Assistant, Staff Accountant

Human Resources and Accounting professional with over a decade of experience in university administration and music production.  Assisted administration of USC legal department and managed operations of renowned USC film music program before avidly transitioning into the cannabis industry.

University of Southern California

Tara Whitfield

Extraction Tech

Devoted horticulturist with a legacy in farming.  Experienced in greenhouse and processing technologies. Deep knowledge of the hemp industry and product formulation. Detail oriented with an expert understanding of the unique blends used for extraction.


Martha Hackett

Medical Advisor

Founder/owner of Hackett Medical, Northeast Ohio’s largest, independent family practice, and LivAwareMD, a holistic care practice that marries Eastern and Western medicine.

Wooster and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Caroline Henry

Compliance & Communications Advisor

Seasoned compliance and communications expert with an extensive background in highly regulated industries including cannabis and renewable energy. 

Political Science

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