Chris has been working with CBD since 2015. He built, operated and exited a cannabis grow operation and dispensary in Oregon. He now is the Managing Partner of DEV Nutraproducts, a CGMP certified nutraceutical manufacturing operation in Texas, focused on gummies created using a variety of cannibinoids and other dietary supplements. He has spoken at a variety of conferences on topics such as opening a dispensary, THC Delta 8 and the Future of Hemp extraction.
With over 25 years of experience in business development, Chris brings a diverse background in executive, manufacturing and retail operations including launching a successful nationally acclaimed winery. His experience includes being on all sides of the manufacturing and sales process, marketing strategy and development, product creations and managing logistics for national and international brands.
Chris served as the President of the Southern Oregon Winery Association and as a board member on the Oregon Wine Research Institute. His winery was named one of the Top 10 Hottest wine brands in 2012 by Wine Business Magazine. He is a 5th generation Oregon farmer and enjoys travel, sports and a game of poker now and then.