Speaking topic: Cannabis Banking and Licensing in New York
Nelson Green is a Regulatory Compliance Associate at Green Check Verified where he researches cannabis programs state-by-state with an understanding of their regulatory structure, compliance rules and banking guidance. Prior to becoming a Regulatory Compliance Associate, Nelson worked as an Account Manager at Green Check Verified, where he worked closely with financial institutions to build and scale their cannabis banking programs. Nelson believes that banking is a critical piece that will allow the cannabis industry to flourish and reach its full potential, and that cannabis businesses are like many other businesses that deserve proper financial solutions. Nelson received a BA from Middlebury College and an MBA from the University of Miami. He currently lives in Harlem and is an advocate for funding opportunities and economic empowerment initiatives towards communities negatively impacted by marijuana prohibition.