ACG Detroit | The Industrial Revolution of Cannabis

Industrial Revolution of Cannabis

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May 19, 2022 4:30 PM - 6 PM EDT

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The Industrial Revolution of Cannabis
Join ACG Detroit and a panel of experts as we dive into the evolution of cannabis, financing alternatives, branding, national and local initiatives, accounting considerations, deal valuations, and the future of lending. We’ll gain perspective on the business aspect, building blocks of the industry and what’s next.
Members: $50
Non-Members: $80 


Lydia Mansoor

Lydia Mansoor (Moderator)

First Merchants Bank
Vice President

Lydia Mansoor has been working with small and mid-size companies to solve problems and generate new ideas to enhance the business model and growth strategy.

Lydia has been in commercial banking for the last 10 years; she has helped entrepreneurs achieve goals for the business and the families.  

Ali Baydoun

Ali Baydoun

UHY Advisors

Ali Baydoun is a lead member of the enterprise business services team and has experience providing advisory, tax, and attest services for middle-market clients.

Ali provides practical business advice focused on helping clients navigate complex business challenges.

Lance Bolder

Lance Boldrey


Lance Boldrey is the leader of Dykema’s Cannabis Law practice and has been at the forefront of the development of a licensed and regulated cannabis industry in the State of Michigan.  Lance has been intimately involved in the rule-making process of the Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency and its predecessors, and in the passage of cannabis-related legislation.  Mr. Boldrey secured the first commercial grow licenses issued in Michigan, while also leading Dykema to be the first large law firm in the state to launch a cannabis practice group.  Mr. Boldrey represents a wide range of cannabis industry participants, from small retail establishments to large vertically integrated players, to lenders and investors.  He specializes in licensing, regulatory matters, and legislative issues, and quarterbacks Dykema’s representation on real estate, corporate and M&A work, and other aspects of serving the needs of this rapidly evolving industry.

Ron Bostick

Cloud Cannabis

Ron Bostick has more than 10 years of experience in commercial real estate investment and management. He has been the director of real estate for Cloud for nearly 3 years. Ron handles site selection, acquisition/leasing, construction and is involved in the municipal approval process.

Josh Reder

Josh Reder

Director - Valuation Advisory

Josh Reder, CFA is a Director in the Valuation Advisory group at Stout. Mr. Reder has provided business valuation and financial advisory services to public and private businesses for numerous purposes including fairness and solvency opinions, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift taxation, and other litigation, tax, and corporate matters. Mr. Reder’s cannabis industry experience includes the provision of valuation and financial advisory services for numerous cannabis legal entities and for a variety of purposes, including transactions and capital raises, shareholder disputes, and estate tax planning. Mr. Reder has analyzed businesses across the cannabis value chain with operations in Michigan, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Oregon, among other states.

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