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Our Goal

At GreenGrowth CPAs, our goal is to help individuals and companies in the cannabis industry identify and apply tax and business strategies to increase their cash flow while making sure they are in full compliance with all applicable states’ rules and regulations.

Our Leadership Team
Jim Breese

Jim Breese is a data-driven content marketer and is able to manage every aspect of marketing from idea to implementation

Jim Breese

Chief Marketing Officer

Jim Breese

Chief Marketing Officer

Jim Breese is a data-driven content marketer and is able to manage every aspect of marketing from idea to implementation. Jim has experience rolling 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 their sales.

Doru Marian Bulik

Doru has over seven years of experience in accounting in many different disciplines and he has worked in retail banking

Doru Marian Bulik

Accounting Associate

Doru Marian Bulik

Accounting Associate

Doru has over seven years of experience in accounting in many different disciplines and he has worked in retail banking as well. He is close to completing his Master’s Degree in Economics at The Faculty of Economics at the University of Belgrade. His love of accounting and numbers enables him to figure out complex problems that help bring clients’ books into alignment and make sense of the intricacies of the cannabis industry.

Lawrence Cagigal

After graduating from the University of Oklahoma, Lawrence spent 13 years in large markets in Texas advising and selling

Lawrence Cagigal

SW Territory Client Success Manager

Lawrence Cagigal

SW Territory Client Success 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.

Sarah Chang

Sarah earned her Bachelor's Degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT and her Master's Degree from Cal State Ful

Sarah Chang

HR Director

Sarah Chang

HR Director

Sarah earned her Bachelor's Degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT and her Master's Degree from Cal State Fullerton. She's an HR consultant with 12 years of experience in Human Resources, spending her early career at large multinational corporations and later consulted startups across various industries. Sarah specializes in building HR departments from the ground up for fast-growing businesses and partnering with leadership to lay the organizational foundation for their success. She is excited to be working with the GreenGrowth CPAs team.

Adam Croley

Adam is a relationship-based business development professional with 15 years of enterprise experience.  He specializes

Adam Croley

Business Development Leader

Adam Croley

Business Development Leader

Adam is a relationship-based business development professional with 15 years of enterprise experience.  He specializes in meeting the client’s needs and nurturing their long term success.  With a diverse background of experience and education, from startup businesses to energy to the US Senate, Adam is uniquely suited to help your business grow.

Derek Davis, CPA

Derek has been formally trained in tax accounting at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and Deloitte Tax LLP and has appro

Derek Davis, CPA

Founder

Derek Davis, CPA

Founder

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.

Lara Docherty

Lara has a background in business ranging from corporate operations to storefront sales. She has experience leading and

Lara Docherty

Project Manager

Lara Docherty

Project Manager

Lara has a background in business ranging from corporate operations to storefront sales. She has experience leading and managing large teams within both settings. Lara has also worked as a business analyst where she interpreted sales trends and strategized product allocation for a global retailer. She is continuing her education in Accounting to pair with her degree in Business Management.

Kate Dymedenko, CPA

Kateryna received her Master's degree in Accounting, Analysis and Audit from Kyiv Nationa

Kate Dymedenko, CPA

Finance and Accounting Manager

Kate Dymedenko, CPA

Finance and Accounting Manager

Kateryna received her Master's degree in Accounting, Analysis and Audit from Kyiv National Economic University in Ukraine and graduated with honors. As an accounting and finance professional with seven years of experience, Kateryna brings a diverse, unique experience to her role at GreenGrowth CPAs. 

She sees herself, not just as an accountant but an educator who imparts knowledge on financial information whether to business unit heads or executive management teams of our clients. 

Kateryna is a CPA with extensive experience in public accounting specializing in accounting and taxation. She ultimately desires to help individuals and small business owners meet their long-term financial goals by offering the highest level of personalized guidance in her financial services.

Marko Glisic, CPA

Marko is a certified public accountant with 8 years of experience. He graduated from the University of California- Los A

Marko Glisic, CPA

Audit Partner

Marko Glisic, CPA

Audit Partner

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.

Zoran Glisic

Zoran has a degree in Medicine from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine and has been learning bookkeeping and

Zoran Glisic

Accounting Associate

Zoran Glisic

Accounting Associate

Zoran has a degree in Medicine from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine and has been learning bookkeeping and accounting along the way as well.  He supports our Outsource CFO team with their transaction classifications and routine reporting through Quickbooks and Xero.  His desire to improve his financial accounting acumen pushes him to continually learn more about the intricacies of cannabis tax laws.

Emily Heaslip

Emily is a freelance copywriter and content marketer who works with start-ups, Fortune 500 brands, nonprofits, and every

Emily Heaslip

Senior Copywriter

Emily Heaslip

Senior Copywriter

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.

Lexi Held

Lexi studied Marketing at the University of San Diego and has worked as a marketing manager for a variety of different h

Lexi Held

Social Media Channel Manager

Lexi Held

Social Media Channel Manager

Lexi studied Marketing at the University of San Diego and has worked as a marketing manager for a variety of different health and wellness companies in the SoCal area. She has managed social media platforms by creating unique content for paid and unpaid media. Lexi is so excited to be with the GreenGrowth team and looking forward to interacting with our Instagram community!

Emily McLachlan

Emily studied Microbiology at Michigan State University and has worked as a Laboratory Manager. Her extensive background

Emily McLachlan

Client Success Leader

Emily McLachlan

Client Success Leader

Emily studied Microbiology at Michigan State University and has worked as a Laboratory Manager. Her extensive background in research and project management helps her to assess our clients' needs and determine strategic solutions for them. She has experience in data analysis as well as workflow development, and she is excited to be working with the GreenGrowth CPAs team!

Mandy Morton

Mandy earned her bachelor’s degree from Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut, and has worked in the Human Resourc

Mandy Morton

People and Operations Leader

Mandy Morton

People and Operations Leader

Mandy earned her bachelor’s degree from Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut, and has worked in the Human Resources field for over ten years. She started her Human Resources career in retail distribution and continued on to recruit for the trades industry. Mandy consulted high school students on the alternatives to standard tertiary education options and worked closely with local organizations that helped people in need gain employment. Mandy is passionate about team growth and development, and is very excited to join GreenGrowth CPAs!

Dov Neuhaus, CPA

Dov is a CPA with over 20 years of combined experience in public accounting and industry.

Dov Neuhaus, CPA

Tax Supervisor

Dov Neuhaus, CPA

Tax Supervisor

Dov is a CPA with over 20 years of combined experience in public accounting and industry. He started his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC) and was most recently at Mazars USA. 

He provides tax compliance and consulting services to a wide range of industries and is excited to delve deeper into the cannabis industry.

Dov has a passion for helping others navigate through the myriad of tax legislation and increasing tax compliance requirements.

Natalie Rasmussen, EA

Natalie is an Enrolled Agent with 21 years of experience in the tax accounting field. Her experience includes all areas

Natalie Rasmussen, EA

Tax Senior Manager

Natalie Rasmussen, EA

Tax Senior Manager

Natalie is an Enrolled Agent with 21 years of experience in the tax accounting field. Her experience includes all areas of taxation, accounting, and planning. With an Enrolled Agent Certification, Natalie is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the IRS for audits collections and appeals.

Francisco Robillard, EA

Francisco is an Enrolled Agent with over 7 years of experience in all areas of taxation and business accounting manageme

Francisco Robillard, EA

Tax Manager

Francisco Robillard, EA

Tax Manager

Francisco is an Enrolled Agent with over 7 years of experience in all areas of taxation and business accounting management. Having graduated from the University of South Florida, he worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP for over 6 years. As an experience tax prepare, he executed and reviewed federal, and states income tax returns, in addition he provides IRS audit representation before IRS/State agencies to businesses and individuals.

Daniel Sabet, CPA

Daniel is a Certified Public Accountant with over 10 years of accounting experience. He graduated from the University o

Daniel Sabet, CPA

Accounting & Finance Manager

Daniel Sabet, CPA

Accounting & Finance Manager

Daniel is a Certified Public Accountant with over 10 years of accounting experience. He graduated from
the University of California, Los Angeles and pursued a career in public accounting at both a big 4 firm
and a regional firm performing financial statement audits. He then co-founded and served as the Senior
Financial Officer of an investment firm that specialized in private placement investments in many
sectors of real estate, including multifamily development and senior housing development. His goal has
always been to provide his clients with strong financial fundamentals and a high level of professionalism.

Ian Smith, CPA

Ian received his BBA and MBA from Sam Houston State University. He worked for Ernst and Young as an Auditor for a total

Ian Smith, CPA

Audit Manager

Ian Smith, CPA

Audit Manager

Ian received his BBA and MBA from Sam Houston State University. He worked for Ernst and Young as an Auditor for a total of five years and specializes in financial statement audits and SEC Reporting.

Valiantsina Zianishyna

Val has a bachelor’s degree in economics and marketing. She also received additional education in accounting and has b

Valiantsina Zianishyna

Accounting Manager

Valiantsina Zianishyna

Accounting Manager

Val has a bachelor’s degree in economics and marketing. She also received additional education in accounting and has been working in the accounting field since 2009. She provided accounting services in various industries and also managed inventory management system implementation for many e-commerce, retail and manufacturing businesses. Her main focus is on providing accurate financial reports and high level of service to our clients.

What Clients Say About Us

Our Company Values

People First, Profits Second

Behind the veil of financial reports and documents are people that help businesses operate day in and day out. Our leaders understand that the team we have built is our greatest asset and the most prideful aspect of our organization. We never lose sight that we are here to help people first and build profits second.

Empathy & Understanding

As business owners and operators ourselves, we understand that our clients rely on us to guide them through their toughest financial & business challenges with confidence. We always choose to come from an angle of seeking to understand their needs before being understood, so that clients get what they want and not just what we think they need.

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Competence & Continuous Learning

We are the best at what we do, hands down, and aim to prove it every day with the quality of our work product, educational content and the results of our clients. As this industry changes at lightning speed, we spend our time learning and testing new strategies that will be effective for clients to improve the financial health of their business

Simplicity & Clarity

As you know, the world of cannabis tax, finance and compliance is incredibly complicated, so we strive to make everything as simple as possible for our clients. It’s important to us that they focus on running their business and not worrying about forms, filings or other nuances that may cause chaos for their organization.

Trust & Integrity

We are honest, ethical and fair with our clients and partners because we understand that they are trusting us with the most critical aspects of their business. We seek win-win situations by aligning our incentives with those of our clients because when they succeed, so do we.

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