Matt has been involved in cannabis consulting since 2014, helping clients across the US and abroad secure licenses and launch their cannabis operations. He holds a BA in Communication and Integrated Marketing Communications from SUNY Geneseo and has a strong background in strategic consulting, technical writing, and project management. Prior to co-founding Joywave in 2020, Matt was an original investor and employee of Medicine Man Technologies, one of the country’s first full-service cannabis consultancies. He was instrumental in the pre-public, startup phase of the company’s growth, eventually leading to his role as Director of Professional Services at the organization. Matt enjoys photography, skiing, classic cars, and time spent exploring the high country near his residence in Denver, Colorado.
Stuart has extensive commercial cannabis cultivation experience and has been involved in cannabis consulting and hands-on training since 2014. At Joywave, Stuart’s focus is strategic consulting, project management, and cultivation services. He holds a BA in Marketing from Illinois State University and has a strong background in strategic consulting, facility design, and day to day cultivation operations. Stuart entered the cannabis industry in 2012 at Medicine Man Denver, and went on to manage the cultivation operations and staff at the company’s 40,000 square foot indoor facility in Denver. Stuart eventually joined Medicine Man Technologies in 2017, where he was responsible for cultivation facility design, development of standard operating procedures and providing hands-on training services. Stuart resides in Colorado Springs and enjoys craft growing, hiking, and skiing.