With broad experience providing executive leadership and business counsel to companies across industries including retail, manufacturing, energy, medical/bio and tech, Andrew co-founded DOPE CFO and has built a national cannabis accounting/bookkeeping training program to help students in over 40 states unlock a new world of clients, empowering them to start their own practices and create a stream of wealth for themselves in the newly developed cannabis industry. Andrew was runner up for Portland Business Journal's CFO of the Year in 2017, making him the first cannabis CFO to ever be nominated. He has served in Big 4 including PriceWaterhouseCoopers, as well as the winner of the 1995 Gold Medal Award for the highest score on the CPA exam. He is an expert in cannabis startups, CFO services, turnaround and high-growth strategies, capital sourcing, mergers, exits and wealth protection.
Mar 19th 2021
Very informative webinar, in to a new area of accounting. The presenter shared emerging requirements and challenges related to cannabis accounting. Presenter also discussed opportunities for work in this emerging and evolving field of accounting, which might be an interesting and rewarding career path for those with interest in the topic.
Jul 12th 2021
Andrew shares valuable information to help simplify the record-keeping process for Cannabis entities. He offers valuable suggestions that can save your clients money and legal fees fighting for a COGS deduction. Excellent presentation!
Mar 17th 2021
I enjoyed this webinar. It was super interesting to find out the different rules surrounding the Canna Industry. I was surprised to learn about the lack of guidance and software available for this industry.
Jan 18th 2021
Webinar could have been 90 -120 minutes. Presenter was full of knowledge and one could tell she is highly passionate about the subject and her passion.
Jan 18th 2021
I am so excited to learn about this industry and this training provided the insight and resources I need to be successful!