CRB Monitor founder and CEO, Steven Kemmerling will be sitting down with Green Check co-founder, Mike Kennedy to discuss the challenges and opportunities cannabis banking presents to financial institutions. Green Check hosts a monthly interactive webinar in which they answer all questions related to cannabis banking.
The first half of the session will be dedicated to discussing industry insights, common challenges and the value data can hold for cannabis banking programs. The second half will be a live Q&A with Steve and Mike.
Missed the live discussion on Wednesday, April 15th? Access recording and slides HERE.
Steven Kemmerling - Founder & CEO CRB Monitor
With over 36,000 direct marijuana-related businesses, 98,000 marijuana licenses and 62,000 beneficial owners, CRB Monitor is the most comprehensive database on the marijuana industry. Financial Institutions use CRB Monitor to understand, identify and manage marijuana-related risks and opportunities. Mr. Kemmerling is an established thought-leader in the "marijuana banking" space, writing and speaking frequently on the topic, including at numerous local and national ACAMS and bank-compliance events. In addition to developing the largest database of MRBs, he is well-known for creating the "Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3" framework, which is used in many institutions' marijuana policies. Prior to founding CRB Monitor, Mr. Kemmerling attended was a mergers & acquisitions investment banker (including FIG at KBW) and a securities litigation consultant. Mr. Kemmerling graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University with degrees in Economics, Public Policy and English.
Mike Kennedy - Co-Founder, Head of Product and Strategy Green Check Verified
Mike leads Product and Strategy and is a co-founder of Green Check Verified. Mike has extensive experience working with banks and credit unions to leverage technology to better manage their compliance and risk functions. Mike deeply understands the cost and complexities involved with maintaining compliance from work with hundreds of banks and credit unions.