Oct 9, 2020
Updated: Feb 10, 2022
James Brobyn, ex-Marine and CEO of American Fiber is our second guest on "Getting Transparent".
On this episode of Getting Transparent, host Joe Witte sits down with veteran cannabis entrepreneur, James Brobyn. James, a United States Marine Corps veteran and officer, currently serves as CEO of American Fiber, and was previously the Executive Director at veteran non-profit, The Travis Manion Foundation. Brobyn shares his path into the CBD and MMJ industry, how his military experience has shaped his view of entrepreneurship, and the importance of transparency in the cannabis industry. Brobyn also opens up about his personal transition from military life to civilian life, how CBD has helped him and other veterans post-service, and why trust is the foundation for both relationship and business success.
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00:01:15 MMJ and CBD Today
00:02:38 Reasons for entering the CBD and MMJ Industry
00:07:41 Military and Entrepreneurship
00:10:40 Non-Profits and Volunteers
00:12:12 Transition from Military to Civilian Life
00:17:30 The Art of Leadership is being Lost
00:22:19 The Servant Leader
00:22:59 MMJ and PTS (PTSD)
00:31:00 Challenges in the Cannabis Industry
00:35:20 Progress of CBD and Regulations
00:41:00 Supply Chain Transparency is Important for the Industry
00:45:20 Trust is the Foundation
00:47:00 Brobyn's Transparency 10