Team Cultivating Wellness
Meet the industry veterans and thought leaders at Cultivating Wellness.
Lisa HannahPresident & Co-Founder
In addition to being Board Chair, President and CFO, Lisa directs Cultivating Wellness’ sales division. She brings decades of leadership as a dynamic entrepreneur and active member of the Cannabis industry. With a background serving Wall Street investors with data-driven business analysis, Lisa helped to expand and establish a proprietary, systematic equity research firm, OTR/Off The Record Research. Her ability to uniquely vet business models and companies, and provide deep market intelligence for brand leaders and investors, has helped companies across consumer sectors grow, launch, and scale. Lisa is a graduate of the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and a founding member of Women Leaders In Cannabis, based in San Francisco. She lives in the Bay Area with her three daughters.
Greg DicumVice President & Co-Founder
Cofounder Greg Dicum directs Cultivating Wellness’ Consulting practice, advising clients on CBD policy and market landscape analysis as the company’s Chief Development and Compliance Officer. In this role, Greg examines the complex web of social, political, and ecological systems surrounding CBD. Working across research, business development, policy, and manufacturing analysis, Greg shaped Cultivating Wellness’ Total Quality Assessment to define new, holistic standards of quality testing for brands and consumers. He is also a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to Cultivating Wellness, Greg was Cofounder of Calyx & Bract, a company that imported and wholesaled hemp-derived CBD from Europe. Before CBD, Greg cofounded, ran, and exited MondoWindow, a technology startup. Prior to that he was a journalist for a decade, writing for the New York Times, The Economist, and other global top tier publications. Greg has degrees from Princeton (Biology) and Yale (Forestry) and lives with his wife and son in Fairfax, CA.
Joe FanelliChief Operating Officer
Joe has an extensive career in manufacturing (both domestic and international), operations, distribution, and sales and marketing. He has held C-level and other senior level positions in industry leading companies. He has worked the last several years in the CPG start-up world with a far-reaching network of resources and relationships that maximize his skillsets giving Cultivating Wellness a distinct market advantage. Joe serves on the Board of Directors of ASCM / Association of Production and Inventory Control Specialists Golden Gate as VP of Finance. A former archaeologist, Joe has undergraduate and graduate degrees from UC Berkeley and lives in Walnut Creek, CA. He has raised two sons he is immensely proud of.
Will GarrattStrategic Engagement Lead
Will is a seasoned operator who brings 20 years of experience building companies, brands and teams to the Cultivating Wellness consulting practice. Will has held senior management positions with and done extensive business advisory for world-class brands such as Osmo Nutrition, Trigger Point, GU Energy, Perfect Fitness, Nuun, Quiksilver, Nike, and No Fear. A seeker of health and wellness for all, Will moved full-time into the CBD space in 2017 seeing the incredible potential CBD has to offer all consumers, advising leading brands Botanica, Mr Moxey’s and Coromega. Will thrives on building and executing strategic growth plans targeting new consumers, markets and distribution channels with a strong focus on great products and customer needs. Will serves as a Director of Evergreen Lodge, Rush Creek Lodge and PLAY Provisions. A finisher of over 40 marathon and ultra’s, and 2 Hawaiian Ironman World Championships, Will lives in Bend, OR with his wife and daughter, and holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and English from the University of San Diego.