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Parker Bergeron

Parker is an associate Attorney at Bellinger & Suberg, LLP and focuses his practice primarily on real estate and general business transactions. He joined Bellinger & Suberg, LLP in 2017, after graduating from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Parker is also Master Grower and certified cannabis grower. He owns his own Texas hemp company called Infinite Greens with his wife Jordan. 

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Dr. Antonio Rozier

Dr. Antonio Rozier co-founded Ark Medical Cannibus clinic in early 2022 with the intention of providing compliant medical evaluations for Texas patients with significant diseases and conditions, through the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Texas Compassionate Use Program. The clinics purpose is to determine whether medical cannabis would be an effective treatment option for each individual patient. He opened the clinic with the specific goal to provide accessibility and education of Medical Cannibus in all communities of Texas 

Dr. Rozier  has meritorious qualifications with extensive training and a successful private practice. He received his training at UAB Birmingham in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and completed his fellow ship in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine in 2013. He has been in private practice in Mansfield since 2015 and has a thriving clinic focusing on Interventional Pain Management and Sports Medicine. He treats patients throughout the DFW Metroplex. 

He is particularly interested in Interventional Pain Management (injections, procedures) and incorporating fitness, nutrition and mental health to treat his patients. He is particularly interested in taking care of people who are underprivileged and disadvantaged. He regularly visits Haiti and South America on medical mission trips to care for marginalized communities. He also works to educate the masses on health and wellness . He regularly contributes to NBC Dallas, is cofounder of Fit n 15, a  fitness content company, and Doc Talk 360 a virtually reality doctor program.  Dr. Rozier is passionate about improving patient’s quality of life and functionality. His mantra is “ My job is not just to put years in your life, but life in your years.”

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Carlos Frias

Carlos is a serial Cannabis entrepreneur and marine corp veteran. Carlos has successfully founded multiple Cannabis companies and brands. In 2016 he co-founded Green Lotus. In a time span of 5 years he along with his brother built one of the largest (by Market cap) publicly traded international hemp companies which they sold in 2019. Carlos and his brother have since founded Charly’s, a small batch boutique Cannabis brand based in Oklahoma and are currently applying for a New York license. Carlos lives in Dallas, TX and is married with 3 kids.

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Chelsie Spencer

Chelsie Spencer is a cannabis and hemp attorney. She is a founding member of Ritter Spencer PLLC. Chelsie practices in the areas of medical marijuana and hemp and represents clients across those industries for their business law and compliance needs. Chelsie represents all facets of the cannabis and hemp industries, including dispensaries, growers, processors, manufacturers, retailers, and more. Forbes Magazine dubbed Chelsie the “rare friendly face in the midst of a cutthroat CBD hurricane, the person you want on speed dial when things turn sour” for her work in the cannabidiol (CBD) industry. In addition to navigating complex issues and transactions in these highly regulated industries, she frequently writes, speaks, and presents on issues affecting these industries at conferences and forums across the United States.

Chelsie’s practice also focuses on transactional issues in commercial law and in intellectual property. Chelsie has secured registration of numerous federal trademarks and copyrights for her clients and manages worldwide trademark portfolios, in addition to handling trademark and copyright licensing, consent, coexistence, and assignment agreements for a variety of industries.

Chelsie’s litigation experience includes enforcing and defending claims of copyright infringement, trademark infringement, patent infringement, false designation of origin, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, and tortious interference with contract, among others. She is licensed in both Texas and Florida and has represented clients in federal and state litigation throughout the nation, at both the trial and appellate level. She has tried numerous cases to verdict in both state and federal courts and has secured dismissal of multiple federal lawsuits.

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Leah Lakstins

Leah Lakstins is a native Kentuckian with a passion for facilitating amazing consumer experiences that educate and entertain. Before her cannabis career, she assisted commercial roofing contractors grow their businesses. She is a Trainual Certified Consultant and has a certificate in Retail Fundamentals from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Additionally, she is a Trichome Institute Professional Interpener, UNLV certified cannabis professional, and secretary of the ASTM D37.06 subcommittee for cannabis curriculum. She is also the interim Chief Operating Officer at Greenlight Events and the Founder of Hemp Business Builder. Since 2018, Hemp Business Builder has assisted emerging hemp entrepreneurs streamline and scale their operations as well as train their employees. Leah has been a speaker at various hemp events including the Southern Hemp Expo, USA CBD Expo and NoCo.

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Kevin Carrillo

Kevin Carrillo is the host of the Cannabinoid Connect podcast, one of the nation’s top cannabis podcasts focused on news, policies, tech trends, social justice, investing, cultivation, and the plant’s environmental, economic and medicinal benefits.⁣ He has recorded over 300 episodes with industry-leading experts, which include Jim Belushi, Kenji Fujishima, Weldon Angelos, Jonathan Sandelman, and Steve DeAngelo – to name a few. 

Kevin is also a seasoned social media marketing professional with over a decade of professional experience. He provides his clients with strategic guidance, support, and content development that capitalize on the power of digital media to boost awareness and create a lasting impact. Kevin has helped Fortune 500 companies, higher education, and nonprofit institutions navigate the complex challenges of social media, with a special focus on channel management, social listening, competitive analysis, and paid advertising.

As the Owner and Lead Consultant of KC Consulting, Kevin enhances his clients’ social media practices and presence to leverage messages for maximum audience reach and segmentation.

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Michael Pratt

Michael Pratt is the Co-founder and CEO of Panamplify, a company using artificial intelligence to automate client report building for marketing agencies. Panamplify was born out of insights identified while running Extra Sauce, the digital marketing agency he founded in 2010. In a previous life, Michael ran the Media, Telecommunication and Entertainment proprietary trading desk at Goldman Sachs for 10 years before forming the statistical arbitrage hedge fund Modulus Capital in 2005. After a long career in finance, he went back to first love digital and started Extra Sauce. Along the way, Michael founded the Digital Fight Club after growing weary of watching boring panels. He has a degree in aerospace engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and after serving in the Army Corps of Engineers he received an MBA in finance from Duke University. Michael currently resides in Dallas with his wife Erica and sons Harry and Jack.

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Pankil Shah

Pankil Shah is an entrepreneur, founder, and content marketing expert with over 10 years of experience leading product and growth for tech companies. He is the CEO of Outranking.io, an AI-powered content strategy platform to accelerate organic traffic.