Derek Davis, CPA
Derek has been formally trained in tax accounting at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and Deloitte Tax LLP and has approximately a decade of professional taxation experience. Additionally, he is a Certified Public Accountant and has helped clients throughout the United States. Derek first became intrigued in the cannabis accounting and tax space in 2010 when cannabis was on the ballot for legalization in California.
Natalie Rasmussen, EA
Tax Senior Manager
Chris Russell, CFP®
Kym Brake, EA
Marko Glisic, CPA
Marko is a certified public accountant with 8 years of experience. He graduated from the University of California- Los Angeles in and went on to pursue a career at Deloitte & Touche LLP, working on audit, IPO readiness, and accounting projects with retail, food manufacturing, and agricultural clients, ranging from startups to multi billion dollar companies. He specializes in attestation, accounting, valuations, and finance.
Miguel Alexander Centeno, EA
Miguel is a tax strategist licensed to represent taxpayers in all matters before the IRS including the U.S. Tax Court. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, and MSNBC on tax issues and has testified before the U.S. Congress on tax reform as an expert witness. Miguel began his career at Morgan Stanley in New York City, before moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers where he spent 6 years, leaving as a Tax Manager.
After graduating from Columbia University Chris spent a decade working on Wall Street and for the largest financial institutions helping fortune 500 companies and individuals grow or maintain their wealth. He moved to Southern California with a passion for helping individuals and businesses thrive in the legal cannabis industry and has been independently consulting growers, manufacturers, and retail operators for the past five years. Chris specializes in consulting with individual and business clients to assess their needs and recommend solutions to help them reach their professional aspirations including sourcing investment capital and finance.
SW Territory Sales Manager
After graduating from the University of Oklahoma, Lawrence spent 13 years in large markets in Texas advising and selling to brokers and clients in the financial services industry. As a native Oklahoman, we are happy Lawrence has returned home for us to advise and implement our clients in the Southwest Region. As a champion of the Constitution and states rights, he has followed the cannabis industry for many years and has seen the benefits to these forward-thinking states. Lawrence is ecstatic to help local Oklahoma companies maintain compliance, both locally and nationally, which in turn will grow and further diversify the Oklahoma economy.
Jr. Chief of Staff
Sean is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Economics. After working closely with many cannabis entrepreneurs as a freelance consultant, he joined the Green Growth CPAs team to assist more entrepreneurs in becoming industry-leading cannabis business leaders.
Emily is a freelance copywriter and content marketer who works with start-ups, Fortune 500 brands, nonprofits, and everything in between. She is currently working remotely while traveling the world.
Senior Technical Writer
Dominique is a Senior Technical Writer managing all company and client written material. She graduated from Ateneo de Manila University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing. She brings creativity and clarity to an otherwise mundane approach to technical processes and procedures.
Jim Breese has experience managing every aspect of marketing from idea to implementation. Jim has experience helping roll out multi-national campaigns as brand manager at Panda Restaurant Group and has helped many startups successfully implement marketing plans that grow awareness and increase sales.