Assess and reach a new candidate pool to strengthen your
talent pipeline and meet your company's diversity and
equity goals. Be at the forefront of equitable hiring
practices. Expand your brand’s presence by ensuring your
company is visible to variety of viewers. This in-person event
will allow you to chat directly with candidates, network
with like-minded professionals, and learn from a panel of
successful professionals in the cannabis industry.
Cannabis Hiring Fairs, 40Tons and BrandResumes have teamed up to push social justice and equitable hiring as they bring together employers who want to make a difference. Are you looking to connect with local job seekers? Are you hoping to increase diversity, equity, and social justice in your organization? Are you looking to bring restorative justice to your community? If so, we want you here!
Our event will feature thriving cannabis businesses, engage attendees with on-site professionals for cannabis related conviction expungement, and help you meet your workforce demands. This event is for people trying to land entry, mid, and executive-level positions in the cannabis industry, people with cannabis convictions, people impacted by the war on cannabis, or anyone wanting to get ahead in their cannabis related careers.
Jason Beck is the owner and Founder of Alternative Herbal Health Services. He was one of the first owners, and is the longest continuously-operating owner of, legal cannabis retail operations, with interests in vertically-integrated cannabis companies in multiple states. Born with cerebral palsy, Mr. Beck is in the unique position of being a patient, specialist, advocate, and advisor in the fields of medicinal and adult-use of cannabis. Mr. Beck has regularly provided his insights on the industry for over twenty years to federal, state, and local government officials and legislators of all political persuasions. He also sits on the boards of numerous not-for-profit criminal justice reform groups."
Patti O'Brien is a spearheading Nursing professional and committed Herbalist whose underlying missions are to raise the cannabis industry bar and improve life quality. She has an extensive background within the cannabis industry and has cultivated the fundamental leadership skills that have surfaced advancing wellness prosperity and industry growth for the last two decades. Patti's resume is nothing shy of impres- sive. Going from mastering her role in the medical field, she began working at C.A.R.E. in the late 90’s which is one of Oaklands first licensed medical dispensaries during the prop 215 era.
"Ron Leggettis a first-generation urban Native American, born in Oakland after his parents were relocated as part of the United
States Indian Relocation Act of 1956. He is a renowned Community Developer, former non-profit Executive Director, and cannabis retail and production expert. He holds an Associate’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, and a Dietary Manager certification of completion. At the core of his dedication to serving others is his desire to provide holistic support that not only focuses on empowering the individual but also the community at large. This philosophy has guided him to offer innovative solutions without losing sight of how they can transform people’s lives. Ron also co-founded the Oakland Food Pantry, the most successful non-denominational food pantry in Oakland "
" Marie has medicated and sold cannabis in some capacity over 15 years. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology she moved to California from Nashville in 2010. Over the last decade Marie has created numerous successful vertically integrated cannabis businesses with her brother Allen. Including one of largest delivery services in the Bay Area , a large scale cultivation, nursery, processing and distribution facility in Salinas and others.