A Consumer and Trade Association

Executive Committee / Board of Directors

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Executive Director:

Founder / Chairman of the Board of Directors

Wayne Richman

Member of the Executive Committee

A former Apple, Inc. business development executive with responsiblity for the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles County Office of Education accounts for Apple, Inc.

Founder of Tone-Guard®, a premier guitars parts manufacturing company.

Founder of Sprout Forge 3D, a high tech scanning company for reverse engineering.
Matt McClain

Vice Chair - Member of the Executive Committee

Bio: Founder of Recreator® Hemp clothing company based in Los Angeles.

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Eric Carlson

Member of the Executive Committee -

International Hemp Solutions

Bio: Adventurer, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, and Pioneer. Eric’s work is dedicated to progressing sustainable solutions for both environment and modern day society. His mantra ‘Do Epic Things’ is carried out by his actions related to agriculture, disruptive technologies, and cooperative development between the private and public sectors. Eric holds executive leadership roles in varying cannabis entities and associations with focus on infrastructure development to the industry; he harvested his first licensed hemp plot back in 2014 in the Front Range of Colorado. 
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Michael Kerner

Member of the Executive Committee -

Seven Hills Films

Bio: Born in Brooklyn, Michael started in business at an early age. It was the “Age of Aquarius” and fashion was at an explosive stage. Michael, together with a few friends designed and manufactured trend T- shirts with iconic logos including the early licensing of Disney characters. The company started importing goods overseas and quickly grew to include a vast array of fashion items ranging from shirts, tops and sweaters for both men and women in what was to become known as unisex clothing. Today Michael's interests include bringing industrial hemp to clothing, Made in the U.S.A.
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Riki Trowe

Member of the Executive Committee -

Four2Nada, Inc.

Bio: Entrepreneur, Mountain Climber: Farmer.