Cannabis Banking Today: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Prospects

May 18, 2024 | 3:00 pm | Room 1 | Finance

With the expansion of the legal cannabis market, financial institutions and stakeholders are encountering unique challenges and opportunities in cannabis banking. This session will delve into the current state of cannabis banking, regulatory concerns, risk management practices, and the evolving landscape of this emerging market. Whether you’re a financial professional, a cannabis entrepreneur, or just keen on understanding the complexities, join us to demystify the intertwining worlds of cannabis and banking.

Erin ODonnell; Founding Partner, American Cannabis Bankers Association

Erin O’Donnell, Founding Partner of the American Cannabis Bankers Association, Co-Founder of BankersHub and Co-Founder and former CEO of Bankerstuff oversees product innovation and education. She has over 30 years of experience in strategic event management, specializing in technology and online delivery of content. BankersHub offers education and certification in the banking industry and launched the industry’s first certification for Cannabis Banking.

Previously, Erin co-founded Bankerstuff, an online portal of banking education and information, where she launched the banking industry’s first virtual conference and expo and served as the CEO. Erin frequently speaks at industry conferences on planning virtual events, including live streaming events and webinars, she has also been a featured keynote speaker on the topic of the importance of social media in financial services.