Margo Vesely

Margo Vesely IL NORMLs Executive Director, CEO of Margojuana & PhytoEndoConnection Podcast Margo Vesely is the Founder and CEO of Margojuana, where she’s dedicated her career to inspiring humanity to understand the blessings in cannabis. Margo is a passionate cannabis advocate, researcher, explorer, and entrepreneur with almost two decades of cannabis and legal experience, both … Read more

Danielle Schumacher

Danielle Schumacher Founder THC Staffing Group, Former IL NORML member & Executive Director Danielle Schumacher is a seasoned activist with experience running cannabis businesses across the country. As the first chancellor of Oaksterdam University, Danielle worked with Richard Lee to establish America’s first cannabis college. She has been quoted by various media outlets including The … Read more

Felicia Santiago

Felicia Santiago Elevated Education Admin, Chicago NORML Board Member & Owner of Diskrete Wellness At Diskrete Wellness, we aim to provide access to high quality terpene, CBD, and hemp based products. It is our passion to provide access to those who choose to use unique and discrete methods of healing.  Discrete: “Individual, separate, and distinct.”  … Read more

Wendy Berger

Wendy Berger Founder of Illinois Women in Cannabis Board Member at GTI, CEO and Founder of WBS Equities, LLC WBS Equities specializes in ground-up construction, renovation, development, sale lease back transactions and acquisition of industrial buildings for food and beverage manufacturers and distributors. Wendy is CEO and Founder of WBS Equities, LLC, a company she … Read more

Payal Shah

Payal Shah Founder of Cannabis Insight Collective & Chicago NORML member Payal Shah is founder and CEO of the Cannabis Insight Collective. She’s spent the last two decades in strategic planning, working in leadership roles within global advertising agencies, on blue-chip clients including Proctor & Gamble, Microsoft, Walmart, Kelloggs, and Porsche. Her experience is focused … Read more

Jondae Scott

Jondae Scott M4MM IL Chapter President & Chicago NORML Education Committee Director The need for legal cannabis regulation is severe in Illinois. Through research, volunteerism, and marketing experience, I aim to connect opportunities in cannabis with communities affected by the war on drugs. Support Minorities for Medical Marijuana and other cannabis action organizations! #equitynow  See … Read more

Mahja Sulemanjee Bortocek

Mahja Sulemanjee Bortocek CEO of High Haven & Illinois Women of Cannabis member Mahja Sulemanjee Bortocek is the Founder and CEO of High Haven, a cannabis consulting firm and a dispensary agent responsible vendor trainer for IDFPR. She brings with her over 15 years of experience in healthcare business development, including four years of experience … Read more

Joline Rivera

Joline Rivera Kitchen Toke Founder & Illinois Women in Cannabis Member Joline Rivera is the founder and creative director of Kitchen Toke and Red Belly Honey. Kitchen Toke is the first media brand dedicated to promoting health and wellness through culinary cannabis. A skilled visual storyteller and food and lifestyle expert, she has more than … Read more

Sarah Sykes

Sarah Sykes Sarah Rose Botanicals Wellness Coach and Natural Product Enthusiast Sarah Sykes is the founder of Sarah Rose Botanicals, a provider of holistic services and retail products. She is a certified empowerment-based wellness coach and trauma-informed cannabis consultant. Her specialties include stress relief and anti-inflammatory practices. She brings more than a decade of direct … Read more

Dina Rollman

Dina Rollman Co-Founder of Illinois Women in Cannabis, Oversees Government & Regulatory Affairs for GTI Dina Rollman is the co-founder of Illinois Women in Cannabis and serves as its president and a director. She is also senior vice president for Government and Regulatory Affairs at Green Thumb Industries, a Chicago-based multi-state operator of licensed marijuana … Read more