mikaela wilkinson: Co-Founder and Creative Director
Over a decade ago, Mikaela Wilkinson was working with experts in Maine regarding sustainable growing practices for numerous plants, including Hemp. Eventually, her free-spirited soul took her to Oregon, where she studied how to develop Cannabis seedlings and the importance of the growth phase in Hemp. Now, Mikaela works directly with HBA clients in her “other passion” of graphic design by managing the creative process for new organizations.
Carrie Cox: Co-Founder and Corporate Liaison
Before “brand marketing” became a commonplace term, Carrie Cox had already cut her teeth launching dozens of successful branding campaign strategies for businesses across the Front Range. After twenty years of targeting niche audiences, she now brings enormous clarity to HBA clients by pinpointing precise branding blueprints, through comprehensive sales training, and loves brokering business by connecting high-quality individuals with one another.
DAvid wilkinson: Co-Founder and Competitive Strategist
David Wilkinson’s extensive business and non-profit experience enables him to formulate original concepts for the Hemp industry which are unparalleled. Providing world-class Executive Coaching to over 250+ companies has given him a unique ability to maximize team productivity. This directly eliminates inefficiencies and maximizes effectiveness which causes radical revenue growth.
Steve Vance: operations and event director
Understanding what it takes to build a start-up Hemp company from the ground up, Steve Vance has first-hand knowledge of what makes Hemp companies successful, and what makes them fail. His vast experience in operations and project management allow his passion to permanently impact Hemp business owners, while his contacts in the industry are unrivaled.
Rachel Cox: HR Consultant
With years of experience in the HR field, Rachel Cox brings extensive resources for small and mid-sized employers. With expertise in human resources, recruiting, payroll, employer compliance and employee benefit plans, Rachel helps safeguard employers and their workers. Having consulted across many industries, Rachel has a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in running a Hemp-based business, and can provide strategic planning to build a solid workforce.