Steven Brown, CEO
Steven Brown is the CEO of Nothing But Hemp, one of the first hemp dispensaries in the midwest. In under a year, his company grew from one location to 11 nationwide. Steven has been featured on MPR, Marijuana Ventures, Tom Bernard show and Ministry of Hemp.
Steven is the original founder of the Minnesota Hemp Association and former United States Marine. Steven has over 20 years of retail experience and started his first retail job at age 13.
After his service in the Marine Corps, Steven managed a GNC. He turned his GNC store to the #1 GNC store in the nation. After years with GNC, he left and became regional sales director for T-Mobile. In his first year, he was awarded the T-Mobile Winner Circle Award for being top 5% in sales.
Steven left the wireless industry, and started a retail training & consultant company Connecting Innovations Inc. They were blessed with training Best Buy Mobile employees and GNC franchises to improve sales.
Training budgets were cut in 2012 and Brown closed Connecting Innovations to work for Blue Productions. This is where Steven was mentored to become a Marketing Director. He was in charge of negotiating media and developing marketing strategies.
The marketing strategies worked and the company grow from $1M to $40M in three years. The company was sold to private equity firm and Steven started a boutique marketing agency. During that time operating his agency SocialThis, he was approached by large cannabis company and entered the cannabis industry.
Further, he has even helped to consult a Dispensary that was featured on a series called “High Indulgence”. This very popular show was featured on Playboy TV, and was Hosted by Shanley McIntee. He also got nominated for the Who's Who Marquis award for being one of the top pioneers in the hemp industry.
Steven also holds a certification on THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM AND CANNABIDIOL.
Steven's industry education is second to none, and he empowers customers with a different experience - the experience of professionalism from knowledgeable representatives, that do their very best to give people the much needed relief and improvement that they need.
Steven has a certification on THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM AND CANNABIDIOL from Alternate Health Corp.
The certification Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
Want to learn more about Steven.
Click the link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/socialthis/
Eva Droz - COO & Vice President of Retail Operations
Eva has been in retail for over 15 years in the health and nutrition space at GNC franchises. Eva brought one of the worst-performing GNC stores in the nation to be one of the most profitable stores in the United States. Eva has been featured on Fit For Small Business, KFIA radio, and CBS.
Eva has a vast knowledge of inventory control, managing employees, developing pricing strategies, demo products, and educating customers.
She is a true asset to our team. In addition to Eva Droz's retail expertise, she is an owner of her own supplement brand that is sold at GNC stores across the nation.
Find out more about Eva in the Link below.
Eva was also nominated as one of the top 100 health professionals in the world by the International Forum of Advancement in Health Care. She has worked in health in wellness for over 16 years.