Who We Are

Our Story

We started MedMen with a simple vision; cannabis as a consumer product. It is a simple idea with profound consequences for how marijuana is cultivated, produced and marketed. Quality standards matter, best practices matter, brand reputation matters. Today, MedMen is the most dominant cannabis enterprise in the emerging legal marijuana industry.

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The Team

Our professionals are retail experts, marketing experts, financing experts, regulatory affairs experts, agricultural and operations experts… and yes cannabis experts. What distinguishes our team is that we are hyper-focused on running a successful business that serves consumers and communities.

Adam Bierman
Andrew Modlin
Ben Cook
Chris Ganan
LD Sergi Trager
David Dancer
Clarence Foster
Morgan Sokol
Zeeshan Hyder
Stéphanie Van Hassel
Sara Connolly
David Chiovetti
Ada Lee
Vahan Ajamian
Dan Edwards
Daniel Yi
Kellen O’Keefe
Jocelyn Pettway
Adam Bierman

Adam Bierman

Co-Founder & CEO

Adam Bierman is the leading voice of the burgeoning, state-sanctioned cannabis industry in the U.S., and represents its new institutional phase of professional standards, evolving regulations and vast commercial potential. Mr. Bierman’s revolutionary views have been featured on news outlets like CNBC, Bloomberg News, Forbes, Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, U.S. News & World Report, among others. Mr. Bierman and Andrew Modlin began MedMen nearly a decade ago, first as medical marijuana dispensary operators. The endeavor eventually led to the most dominant cannabis company in the country with operations and hundreds of millions of dollars in assets deployed in the most important markets in North America. He is a champion of sensible, clear and just drug laws that strengthen communities and create business opportunities. MedMen is the single largest financial supporter of progressive marijuana laws at local, state and federal levels.

Andrew Modlin

Andrew Modlin

Co-Founder & President

Andrew Modlin is the main architect behind MedMen's unique brand and its mainstreaming marijuana message. An artist by training, Mr. Modlin’s vision informs MedMen's industry defining retail concept. He is the recipient of the 2017 "Emerging Leaders Award" by the American Marketing Association. Mr. Modlin is also credited with several innovations in cannabis cultivation and manufacturing, and oversees MedMen’s operational aspects. Mr. Modlin and Adam Bierman began MedMen nearly a decade ago, first as medical marijuana dispensary operators. The endeavor eventually led to the most dominant cannabis company in the country with operations and hundreds of millions of dollars in assets deployed in the most important markets in North America. He is a champion of sensible, clear and just drug laws that strengthen communities and create business opportunities. MedMen is the single largest financial supporter of progressive marijuana laws at local, state and federal levels.

Ben Cook

Ben Cook

Chief Operating Officer

Ben Cook oversees operations for the company’s rapidly growing brand. Mr. Cook is an accomplished global supply chain executive with 15 years of experience in omnichannel distribution, global market expansion, and supply chain optimization for blue-chip organizations. His experience executing complex strategies for global, high-growth companies, including Apple, Sam’s Club and Target is invaluable to MedMen’s growing multi-state operations and expansion plans.

Chris Ganan

Chris Ganan

Chief Strategy Officer

Chris Ganan brings vast institutional experience in business operations, private equity, investment banking, real estate and FinTech. Mr. Ganan was instrumental in MedMen's capital formation and guides MedMen's investment strategy, ensuring MedMen continues to grow its footprint in North America’s most strategic cannabis markets. Previously, Mr. Ganan was managing member of Cratus Equity, a private investment firm. He has also worked for Alvarez & Marsal, CohnReznick, and Investments Limited.

LD Sergi Trager

LD Sergi Trager

General Counsel

LD Sergi Trager provides MedMen’s senior management with expert legal advice that informs the company’s business strategy and its implementation. She is directly involved in business transactions and negotiations that are key to MedMen’s success. Ms. Trager was a partner at global consulting firms Deloitte and Rothstein Kass, and practiced law at O’Melveny & Myers, an international law firm. She is a legal expert on alternative investments and holds a Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law.

David Dancer

David Dancer

Chief Marketing Officer

David H. Dancer is charged with creating and implementing MedMen's marketing strategies as the leading brand in the fastest growing industry in the world. For more than 25 years, he has been a leading innovator in retail marketing, branding, e-commerce and customer experience. Prior to joining MedMen, Mr. Dancer was executive vice president and head of marketing for Teleflora, North America’s largest floral service provider, a retail brand consultant for Charles Schwab and marketing vice president for Visa.

Clarence Foster

Clarence Foster

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Clarence Foster is a seasoned Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience managing global matrix organizations. He has held senior leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies including Nissan, Yamaha, L’Oreal and Exxonmobil with expertise in talent acquisition, total rewards, organizational development and risk management. As we build our world class team, Mr. Foster will be integral in developing comprehensive strategies to support employee development, diversity/inclusion and employee engagement.

Morgan Sokol

Morgan Sokol

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

Morgan Sokol manages MedMen's outreach and relationships with government entities, trade organizations and communities in support of the enterprise's mission and the long-term viability of the cannabis industry. Prior to joining MedMen, Ms. Sokol was a grants and quality assurance manager for the Los Angeles Family Housing Corporation, and also worked at the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, Teach for America and the American Civil Liberties Union.

Zeeshan Hyder

Zeeshan Hyder

Chief Corporate Development Officer

Zeeshan Hyder brings nearly a decade of experience analyzing and evaluating investment opportunities for large institutions. He was formerly an investment banker at Citigroup where he advised on M&A transactions across the mining, healthcare and consumer industries. Mr. Hyder was also an investment analyst at The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation's $2 billion investment fund. Most recently Mr. Hyder was a vice president at First Beverage Ventures, a private equity firm focused on emerging food and beverage brands.

Stéphanie Van Hassel

Stéphanie Van Hassel

Head of Investor Relations

Stéphanie Van Hassel brings more than a decade of experience in investor relations in the hedge fund world and is the principal liaison between MedMen and the investment community, responsible for communicating the company's growth strategy and performance measures. Prior to joining MedMen, she was co-head of investor services at Atlantic Investment Management, which reached a peak of $2.5 billion in assets during her tenure, and associate vice president at Advent Capital Management.

Sara Connolly

Sara Connolly

Chief of Staff

Sara Connolly translates MedMen’s strategic vision into action, including the development and monitoring of key performance indicators to ensure high performance across the enterprise. Ms. Connolly brings extensive operational expertise from several industries and disciplines to MedMen’s complex operations. She is an expert on data analysis and creative solutions to operational challenges.

David Chiovetti

David Chiovetti

Senior Vice President of Retail Operations

David Chiovetti is charged with executing MedMen’s retail strategy, overseeing the company’s rapid expansion in California, Nevada, New York and other emerging markets in North America. He brings more than a decade of success leading similar endeavors in the apparel and fashion industry. He held senior positions at class leading brands like Lucky Brand, True Religion and Guess where he oversaw all aspects of corporate retail including real estate, store design, construction and operations.

Ada Lee

Ada Lee

Executive Vice President

Ada Lee oversees MedMen’s internal administration. She manages the company’s corporate office and supports top leadership on special projects with planning and execution. She is charged with creating and implementing procedures that improve and standardize MedMen’s corporate operations. Ms. Lee brings years of experience from the fast-paced, client-driven world of advertising and marketing where she worked with brands like Lexus, Human Rights Campaign and McDonald’s and oversaw the successful launch of several campaigns.

Vahan Ajamian

Vahan Ajamian

Managing Director of Analyst Relations

Vahan Ajamian is MedMen's principal liaison with brokers and financial analysts covering investment opportunities in the cannabis space. Named a rising star in marijuana investment by Business Insider, he is a capital markets forerunner and expert in the cannabis sector with more than a dozen years of experience in equity research and analysis. Prior to joining MedMen, he was an analyst at Beacon Securities Limited, a full-service independent investment firm in Canada, and at TD Securities.

Dan Edwards

Dan Edwards

Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs

Dan Edwards manages MedMen’s legal and compliance teams, ensuring operations strictly adhere to applicable laws and regulations. His experience spans a wide array of practice areas including corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial real estate, and cannabis compliance. To date, Mr. Edwards has successfully structured over $100 million of cannabis-related transactions. Prior to joining MedMen, Mr. Edwards worked at Potente APLC, a business law firm in San Diego where he developed and managed the firm's first cannabis division.

Daniel Yi

Daniel Yi

Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications

Daniel Yi is a seasoned communications executive with extensive experience, including management roles at Southern California Edison and the Port of Long Beach. He was also a staff writer and editor at the Los Angeles Times. He is responsible for articulating MedMen's broader narrative and serves as the company’s official spokesperson to the news media.

Kellen O’Keefe

Kellen O’Keefe

Senior Vice President of Business Development

Kellen O'Keefe brings extensive knowledge of the cannabis industry, strategic partnerships and brand building to lead business development initiatives for MedMen. Prior to joining MedMen, Mr. O'Keefe was a media executive and co-creator of Oakley's groundbreaking experiential marketing program Learn to Ride. He also has built and managed custom brand campaigns for Anheuser-Busch, Chipotle, Crown Imports, T-Mobile, Starbucks and Virgin.

Jocelyn Pettway

Jocelyn Pettway

Director of Design

Jocelyn Pettway heads MedMen’s award winning facilities design and construction management team that includes architects, master draftsmen, interior designers and project managers. The team has executed cultivation, manufacturing and retail projects around the U.S., and MedMen’s 12,000-square- foot headquarters in Los Angeles. Ms. Pettway has a background in theatrical set design and brings her unique perspective to how people interact with space, much like characters on stage.

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