Speaker Profile

Shanita Penny

Shanita Penny
Minority Cannabis Business Association

Shanita Penny, MBA is a cannabis advocate, business professional and entrepreneur. Her boutique cannabis consulting firm provides Management and Strategy Consulting to startups, small businesses and multistate operators. Shanita’s entrepreneurial pursuits in recent years include partnerships in two state-licensed cannabis businesses, both on-track to launch in 2019. Shanita proudly serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) and is also a member of the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association’s (NJCIA) Board of Trustees. She lives to “end the stigma associated with cannabis” through her advocacy, businesses and responsible consumption.

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