Join HBK Cannabis Solutions and Cannspire for: The Future of Cannabis Cultivation Operations and Costing

Christopher Marrie Christopher Marrie
Posted at March 29

Live Webinar!

Date: Friday, April 8, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Host: Christopher Marrie, CPA, CCIFP, Principal and Director of HBK Cannabis Solutions and Warren Harasz, VP of Compliance at Cannaspire

As the cannabis industry grows and matures, better practices in operations and costing are necessary to remain competitive, balance quality with compliance needs, and keep your organization ready for long-term objectives such as exits, expansion, and sustained profitability. 

In this interactive webinar, Christopher Marie, Director, Cannabis Solutions Group at HBK CPAs & Consultants and Warren Harasz, VP of Compliance at Cannaspire, will discuss best practices that can be implemented now including:
• How to better identify commonly overlooked cost savings opportunities in your cultivation’s operations. 
• Achieving the goals of product quality and product compliance without sacrificing one for the other.
• Lowering unexpected tax and compliance risks with better systems and SOPs.
• Effective and time-efficient costing methods to identify inefficiencies and make better decisions than your competition. 

This discussion includes an interactive Q&A to discuss i...more

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Accounting expertise for the Cannabis industry: An interview with HBK CPAs & Consultants

Janet. Who's Who Support Janet. Who's Who Support
Posted at 3/1/2021

First off, how are you and your firm doing in light of COVID-19? What adjustments have you made to your business as a result of the coronavirus?

In 2012, we began re-engineering our technological environment to accommodate remote access (or with remote access at its core). The resulting centralized management, teleconferencing solutions, and improvements in digital processing have enhanced interaction and collaboration among our users and with our clients independent of geographic location. The team members in our Cannabis Solutions Group are in different geographic areas and have been working remotely as a team for years.   Many of our clients are also in geographic areas as well. Consequently, the transition in 2020 to working remotely for the professionals and staff of our 17 offices was seamless—without interruption or disruption of our services. The biggest difference was less travel. 

How did HBK CPAs & Consultants first start working in the cannabis industry?

Initially, our existing clients came to us with their investment opportunities in the industry in the western part of the country.  As their trusted advisor, we began learning about the industry, we s...more

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HBK’s Odille to Address Cannabis Industry Concerns as “Cannavest” Panelist

HBK CPAs & Consultants
Posted at 2/17/2020

February 17, 2020 … Youngstown, Oh. — Nicholas R. Odille, CPA, MBA, will address some of Cannabis industry owners’ and operators’ most pressing concerns as a panelist on “Navigating the Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Maze” at the Cannavest Conference, February 20, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Nick joins four other industry leaders and moderator Lloyd Pierre-Louis of Dickinson Wright for the opening session of the National Cannabis Industry Association conference’s second day. 

Nick is a Principal in the Youngstown, Ohio, office of HBK CPAs & Consultants and Director of the firm's Cannabis Industry Group (CIG). He specializes in financial consulting and services to business owners and operators in the cannabis, industrial hemp and CBD industry, and in 2016 headed an exploratory group that resulted in the formation of HBK’s CIG. 

Nick works with businesses in all cannabis industry segments—cultivators, processors, retailers—from single facility to multi-location and integrated operations. He counsels owners, management and investors in multiples states and countries, connecting operators with investment bankers and helping them with key financial activi...more

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Avantpay|19 - the intersection of Payments | Cannabis | Cryptocurrency

Joshua Radbod Joshua Radbod
Posted at 3/31/2019

Hi everyone, just joined here! We at Avantpay are hosting a conference ( in Washington DC, Sept 30 - Oct 1, 2019 and are looking for speakers who are experts in payments, cannabis, & cryptocurrency. Please check us out and let me know if you are interested in participating in some way (speak/attend/sponsor). Expecting 500+. Thanks!

Joshua M. Radbod 


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