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ABOUT BRYANT

Bryant Mitchell is Blaqstar’s founder and CEO. He has over 10 years of hands-on management experience in the cannabis industry. In 2013 he established Blaqstar Farms after owning a Los Angeles dispensary where he realized the need for consistent, clean medicinal cannabis. Having learned the outdoor craft while working in Sonoma and with guidance from growers with decades of experience, Bryant built a foundation on growing clean, high quality medicinal cannabis.

Before entering the cannabis industry, he spent sixteen years in business consulting, project management, process design, and operations efficiency services for IBM Strategy, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, and Accenture PLC. In those roles, he advised the world’s largest companies, primarily in the oil and gas industry.

While working as a consultant, he founded as a passion project the Mosaic Bar & Lounge in Houston, Texas, where gained more than four years of compliant retail experience in a regulated industry. Mr. Mitchell holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in business from Prairie View A&M University, a historically black university. Mr. Mitchell currently sits as an active board member of NDICA (National Diversity and Inclusion Cannabis Alliance) and holds an associate membership on the CMA (Cannabis Minority Alliance).

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BLAQSTAR

Fully Integrated Seed to Sale Model

Today, Blaqstar is a vertically integrated cannabis company based in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Mitchell has grown Blaqstar to 4 licensed locations totaling over 60,000 square feet of cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and retail operations.

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Golden State Green Rush: A Grower’s Story

Co-published by Fast Company Bryant Mitchell drove the 450 miles between Los Angeles and Guerneville twice a week, learning, among other facets of horticulture, how distillation practices could be applied to making marijuana concentrates. In time he would beco...

Being Black in Cannabis

An event to highlight the contributions and struggles of Black Americans in the cannabis space, featuring a moderated panel with opportunities for Q&A and networking! Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM Panelists: Andrea Drummer – Cannabis...

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