XPX South Florida: The Cannabis Market -A Growing Opportunity or Up in Smoke?

Event Information

Date & Time

Tue, Nov 2nd, 2021
5:30pm - 7:15pm (EDT)


Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club: (Free Onsite Parking) 1725 SE 12th St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316


Registration Open


Event Sponsor or Sponsor Guest $0.00
Non-Members Early Bird (through 10/18) $55.00
Non-Members Regular Fee $65.00
SF.Net Members Early Bird (through 10/18) $45.00
SF.Net Members Regular Fee $55.00
South Florida Members Early Bird (through 10/18) $45.00
South Florida Members Regular Fee $55.00

Doron Abrahami of River Run Consulting Group is a member of XPX South Florida
Doron Abrahami
River Run Consulting Group
Caroline Colone
Charles Faron of Osage Advisors, LLC is a member of XPX South Florida
Charles E. Faron
Osage Advisors, LLC
Jay Feldman
jay feldman inc
Michael Gnesin
Rana Gorzeck of Ward Damon, PL is a member of XPX South Florida
Rana M Gorzeck
Ward Damon, PL
Ethan Grossman
Merrill Lynch
John Gullman of Growth Capital Advisors is a member of XPX South Florida.
John D Gullman
Growth Capital Advisors
Marc J Horowitz
Amerivest Group
Phillip Knapp of Knapp Solutions is a member of XPX South Florida.
Phillip Knapp
Knapp Solutions
Abner Kurtin
Vivian Lara
Tiffany Liff
Dewayne Naylor of Valley National Bank is a member of XPX South Florida
Dewayne Naylor
Valley National Bank
Alexander Parthemer
Ward Damon
Erik Perlman of Merrill Lynch is a member of XPX South Florida
Erik J Perlman
Merrill Lynch
Jeffrey Pheterson
Thomas Pinckney of Bernstein is a member of XPX South Florida
Thomas Pinckney
Barry Resnick
Basil D Sabbak
Ward Damon
Michael Schiff of Fiduciary Trust Company International is a member of XPX South Florida
Michael S Schiff
Fiduciary Trust Company International
Todd Sherer
Michael Sluka of Nperspective CFO & Strategic Services is a member of XPX South Florida
Michael J Sluka
Nperspective CFO & Strategic Services
Magdalena Waszkiewicz of Brown & Brown Insurance is a member of XPX South Florida
Magdalena Waszkiewicz
Brown & Brown Insurance
David Weinstein
Barry Wolfe

We are excited to announce that after a year of virtual meetings, XPX South Florida is hosting a live outdoor event with a panel and networking at the Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club.

Outdoor mezzanine view from the Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club

Join us for an executive-level panel discussion on the trends, changing legal landscape, investment, tax and financial implications of today’s Cannabis industry.

Network with fellow professionals interested in the exit planning space and invite a colleague who would benefit from learning about XPX South Florida.

Meet our Panel:

Abner Kurtin Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ascend Wellness Holdings (AWH) and the Portfolio Manager for JM10 Partners Fund, the latter which operates two private equity funds that invest growth capital into the cannabis industry.

Tiffany Liff is the co-founder of Entourage Effect Capital, and has been a successful cannabis investor since 2017. With more than 20 years of leveraged finance and M&A experience, Liff currently manages EEC’s portfolio of investments in over 40 companies for all of its funds and SPVs.

I. Jeffrey Pheterson is a partner at Ward Damon in West Palm Beach who focuses on labor and employment law, business and corporate law, healthcare and complex commercial litigation. Pheterson and the law firm represent business owners and businesses including prospective operators and applicants for medical marijuana treatment center licensure in Florida.

Todd Sherer is a First Vice President at Valley Bank where he is responsible for new business development for specialty clients, particularly in the cannabis industry. A frequent speaker at many of the cannabis industry’s major events, Sherer was previously of Director of Business Development for Kind Growth Capital where he provided over $100 million in debt financing to leading cannabis companies in the US.


Networking: 5:30-6:00 PM
Program:  6:00-7:15 PM

Registration Fees:

South Florida Members Early Bird (through 10/18): $45.00
South Florida Members Regular Fee: $55.00

Non-members Early Bird (through 10/18): $55.00
Non-member Regular Fee: $65.00

Free Onsite Parking


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