Speaking topic: Top 10 Cannabis Start Up Legal and Business Considerations
Charlotte Hanna founded Community Growth Partners (CGP) in 2019 and established the first woman-and-minority-owned vertically integrated cannabis company in Massachusetts dedicated to empowering communities disproportionately impacted by cannabis criminalization. As a serial entrepreneur, Charlotte is the visionary behind CGP’s elevated lifestyle and wellness brand, Rebelle. Charlotte’s career spans 30 years in real estate, finance and philanthropy. She was a VP at Goldman Sachs and the principal and founder at Charlotte Hanna Design. Additionally, she has helped launch sustainable urban farming initiatives and innovative economic development programs around the country, as a grantee of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and similar organizations. In 2019, she was named one of the Seven Women in Cannabis to Watch by Entrepreneur. She earned degrees from American University and New York University where she was an Annie Casey Foundation Research Fellow. Charlotte resides in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two children.