Speaker Bio


Brett Gelfand

Brett Gelfand

Managing Partner, CannaBIZ Collects

Brett Gelfand is Managing Partner at CannaBIZ Collects. Formerly, Gelfand served as CEO of a vertically integrated Colorado cannabis company, where he was given a holistic view of how to start a business from scratch in the fastest growing industry in the U.S. He helped raised $20+ million, hire 60+ employees, build out 3 physical facilities, and develop 6+ brands. Gelfand is also the co-founder of an ancillary cannabis packaging company. He’s developed eight brands in the industry to date, and has spoken at industry conferences regarding credit and collection best practices. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.