ELLO CEO Evan Eneman was recently a featured guest on The Green Rush podcast. Interviewed by Lewis Goldberg, Managing Partner of KCSA Worldwide, and Aaron Smith, a former CNN reporter and current member of the KCSA team. In their discussion, the three address the wide variety of opportunities, and challenges, cannabusinesses face in the emerging cannabis industry.

Topics include:

  • Access to banking, and the security and regulatory difficulties of operating in a cash-reliant industry,
  • A deep dive on tax issues, including 280E,
  • A discussion of emerging markets, including the race to legalization between New York and New Jersey,
  • Culture questions, like is the cannabusiness world divided between “suits & stoners?”
  • And what it is like running the MGO | ELLO Alliance, providing capital markets and M&A advisory, tax, assurance, consulting, staffing and outsourcing services to hundreds of clients in the cannabis industry.

Listen to the interview here>>>

About the author(s)

Evan Eneman
Evan has more than 18 years of experience assisting private and public companies in a variety of industries including Cannabis, Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology, Media, and Entertainment. His areas of expertise include: strategy, compliance, enterprise risk management, business process, internal controls, audit, governance, and IPO readiness. Evan also has experience founding and running an early stage venture capital firm and a branding and marketing agency dedicated to the cannabis industry. Prior to his involvement in the cannabis industry, Evan spent 12 years with a Big Four firm, advising Fortune 100 and emerging growth companies on various aspects of governance, risk, compliance, operations and strategy.