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Business Casual Breakfast Series: A Look Inside the Cannabis Industry

March 24 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am


Breakfast and networking from 7:15 to 8:00 with the program running from 8:00 to 9:00.

Join Federation’s Business and Professionals Division for a morning panel discussion with professionals from all sides of the budding cannabis industry; investment, legislation, and distribution.

Munch on a delicious kosher breakfast and delve into the weeds of this high-stakes industry as you surround yourself with Atlanta’s growing professionals.

There will be no day-of registrations or walk-ins. Registration closes on Tuesday, March 22. Proof of vaccination required.

Join us for this in-person event.

Panelists include:

Senior Director, Retail Tenant Services at Franklin Street Real Estate

Greg Eisenman


Greg is Senior Director of Retail Tenant Representation and Principal based in the Atlanta office of Franklin Street, a full service commercial real estate firm. He manages a team of professionals who oversee the growth and expansion of retailers, restaurants, and other occupiers across the southeastern United States.
CEO & Co-Founder , The Panther Group

Jordan Tritt

The Panther Group is a cannabis venture capital advisory firm, operating since 2014, with a vetted marketplace of cannabis investment deals along with an extensive network of tens of thousands of cannabis professionals and investors that span across more than 20 sectors of the cannabis industry. We utilize this vast ecosystem to forge genuine connections between growth-stage cannabis companies looking for access to capital and seasoned investors. https://thepanthergroup.co/
Elected in 2018, Mike Wilensky represents Georgia's 79th State House District in North Dekalb County.

Mike Wilensky

Mike Wilensky was born and raised in the Sandy Springs/Dunwoody area and is a graduate of North Springs High School. He has two wonderful daughters. Mike lives in Dunwoody and has a small business, a serious injury/wrongful death law practice. Mike graduated from the NCAA Football National Champions - University of Georgia, and earned his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. Mike's current house district is House District 79. Due to re-districting, next year MIke will be the incumbent in House District 80, which is slightly different from House District 79, but still only covers the northwest corner of DeKalb County - (Dunwoody, Doraville and small part of Chamblee.)
Mike is currently the only Jewish person in the whole Georgia Legislature and sits on 4 House Committees:
- Judiciary
- Regulated Industries
- Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight
- Intragovernmental Coordination
And, last year Mike was appointed to the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust by State House Speaker Ralston.
Director of Government Affairs, Trulieve Cannabis Corp

Aaron Lopez

Aaron Lopez joined Trulieve as its first Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining Trulieve, Lopez was the founder of Political Capital LLC, which has worked with leading clients in multiple industries to provide insight and a voice in the legislative and political processes at international, federal, and state levels. He has served as head of government affairs across various industries including pharmaceutical, hospitality, oil and gas, and financial services. For the past five years, Lopez has worked with state agencies and legislators in Virginia and West Virginia on the creation of medical cannabis laws.

Business & Professionals Event Co-Chairs:
Greg Eisenman | Ryan Halpern | Gary Marx | Jeffrey Marx | Daniel Weingarten

Business & Professionals Division Chairs:
Gary Marx, Chair
Michael Wall, Vice Chair

Questions? Contact Kenny Silverboard.

Thank you for your interest in our Business Casual Breakfast Series. Event registration is now closed. If you would like to be added to the waitlist please contact Kenny Silverboard by email, ksilverboard@jewishatlanta.org, or by phone, (770) 856-8590.


March 24
7:15 am - 9:00 am
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Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
1440 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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