Cannapreneur Team

A team of excellence-driven professionals that have the passion and drive to help entrepreneurs attain success while guiding investors to make more educated decisions and thoughtfully place capital in the cannabis space.
Michael Scott

Michael Scott

Chairman, CEO and Founder

Michael Scott is an entrepreneur, family man, and martial artist with a passion for life. Michael’s core values are Family, Integrity, Helping Others, Leadership, Loyalty. During Michael’s two-decade career in Wealth Management, he became one of the youngest top 1% ranked advisors at Ameriprise Financial. He put his first deal together with the executives of Ameriprise Financial in a seven-figure acquisition that became the company’s first external practice acquisition. Fast forward a handful of years and Michael is now the Founder/Owner of BAM Partners LLC an entrepreneurial holding company of 7 businesses and growing.

Michael’s professional focus has now shifted to the cannabis industry. Michael’s been instrumental in bringing cannabis companies from pitch deck to nine-figure valuations with the infusion of smart capital, strategy, and purpose-driven leadership. Michael and team have developed an extensive lead in replicating “Shark Tank” in cannabis for the Boston area.

Michael’s unique ability is to strategically lead and develop entrepreneurs toward their own values-based excellence. On a personal note, he’s an avid martial artist and loves to teach and train multiple disciplines such as MMA, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai and Taekwondo. Michael is happily married to his wife, Kerri, and they share three kids.

Jeremy Sanders

Jeremy Sanders

Chief Financial Officer

Jeremy has 11 years of CFO experience, ranging from startups to multinational turnarounds, and oversight of budgets up to $130 million. He specializes in consulting CFO services, training, and support to companies in more than 16 industries. Jeremy Co-founded Ideator, the innovation network platform used by UCSD, UCLA, USC, Yale, Salesforce, and several other organizations. He is a mentor to transitioning Navy SEALs, PhDs, and other exceptional entrepreneurs. Jeremy holds a Master of accounting degree, bachelor of finance degree, is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Registered Investment Advisor Representative.

Tania Boardman

Tania Boardman

Operations & Administration Leader

Tania has extensive administration, operations, customer service and management experience. Her 20 year background is in financial services where she has worked for Fortune 500 companies providing custodial bank services, insurance and group benefits. Tania’s focus is on administration, operations and Human resources management.

Tania holds a Master’s in Business Management from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. She also has a Bachelors in Business Administration with a Finance and Marketing concentration from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

Tania resides in Westborough, Massachusetts with her husband and two kids. She enjoys traveling, playing tennis, staying active and volunteering in the community.

Sam Nasrah

Sam Nasrah

Director of Business Development

Sam Nasrah is a 15 veteran of the financial industry with a deep background in bringing in over a half a billion dollars as a top performer in the RIA channel in New England. As Director of Business Development, Sam channels his career experiences presenting to hundreds of financial advisors across the country to speak Cannapreneur Partners’ ecosystem of accredited investors interested in placing private capital in the legal cannabis space.

Sam began his career at Ameriprise Financial in 2004 and later moved to Putnam Investments, where his various positions held over an 11-year career led him to be one of the firm’s top performers in the RIA channel, where he successfully closed over $600M in assets over a three period. From there Sam moved to Merrill Lynch where he worked in tandem with one of the largest internal teams within Merrill’s New England presence.

Sam is an avid New England sports fan and has a passion for cooking, food, and world travel. He speaks Arabic and is a serial entrepreneur with various businesses and investments in real estate and fitness gyms. Sam and his wife live with their three children in Shrewsbury, MA.

Richard C. Wilson

Richard C. Wilson

Board Member

Richard Wilson is the CEO of Centimillionaire Advisors, LLC, which provides performance-based family office solutions for $100M+ net worth families. He is also the founder and head of the Family Office Club, the largest community of registered family offices globally with over 1,750 private investor members.

In addition to having 6,500 participants attend 25 live conferences hosted per year, various divisions of the Family Office Club include PitchDecks.com, investment certification programs, & investor directories.

Besides haven spoken over 250 times in 14 different countries at industry conferences, Richard also has the #1 bestselling book, most listened to a podcast, and most visited website across the family office industry.

Richard shares insights from his work with clients through his publications, the first book on single-family offices, and the only books written on both how to start a family office, and on centimillionaire investments. His background stretches from an undergraduate degree in business, an M.B.A., and has studied post-Masters psychology through Harvard University’s ALM Division. Richard resides on the island of Key Biscayne, Florida with his wife and three daughters.

Doug Lennick

Doug Lennick

Executive Board Member

Doug Lennick is world-renowned for innovative approaches to developing high performance in individuals and organizations, and is an expert in creating practical applications of human behavior that have yielded great success factors for his clients and partners alike in financial services and other industries.

Doug is a certified financial planner (CFP) and a behavioral financial advisor (BFA) and served as Executive Vice President for American Express Financial Advisors (now Ameriprise Financial), where he led an organization of 17,000 to tremendous success. He has been the author or co-author of six books translated across 13 languages and has been referenced in the best sellers Working with Emotional Intelligence and Power of Purpose.

Lennick currently serves as CEO and co-founder of think2perform, a 15+ year-old professional coaching, leadership consulting, and business development services firm that improves the decision-making skills and performance of individuals and organizations. In November 2000, Lennick was honored by Columbia University’s Center for Social and Emotional Education, and is a Fellow at the Carlson Executive Development Center, Carlson School of Management, and University of Minnesota. He is also a member of the prestigious Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations. 

Chuck Wachendorfer

Chuck Wachendorfer

Board Member

Chuck Wachendorfer, partner and President, Distribution of think2perform has a two-decade track record of developing leaders, high achievers, and cohesive teams. He has helped organizations build and improve market share, increased client and employee retention and improved the corporate bottom line.

Chuck spent 17 years at American Express and built 10 divisional offices in seven states, working with over 1,000 advisors and staff. At every level and location, performance and results were in the top 5% nationally under his leadership. In 1997, American Express lost over 200 advisors in its most profitable market. American Express senior leadership entrusted Chuck with the largest and most visible rebuilding process in their history. Echoing his past leadership successes, Chuck took the troubled region from last to among the top five in the country within two years.

As a partner with think2perform, Chuck has continued to build on an impressive track record. He has provided leadership and direction for Fortune 500 clients in the areas of financial services, real estate, technology, banking, and other service businesses. Organizations have hired Chuck to further develop their executive leaders, maximize their top line results and increase sales and marketing efforts.

As an experienced turn-around expert, Chuck has served as an “executive-for-hire” for firms in need of crisis leadership. He has also done extensive consulting with privately held firms. His clients have included: American Express, M&I Bank, Ameriprise Financial Services, Comerica Bank, Charles Schwab, and the Financial Planning Association.

He is a sought after national public speaker and has been quoted extensively by national media, including: Investors Business Daily, Forbes, Fortune, CNN Money, Dallas Morning News, Milwaukee Morning News, Detroit Free Press, Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post and other national TV and radio outlets on the subjects of leadership and optimizing performance.

Chuck holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northern Arizona University as well as Advanced Management degrees from the Harvard Business School and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He has also been a certified financial planner for over 20 years. He and his family reside in Vail, Colorado.

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How Family Office Club works with Cannapreneur Partners
Just about every event the Family Office Club produces has someone that wants to sponsor it from the legal cannabis space. They’ve become familiar with the space and the area of the cannabis people try to make sense of, from where to invest, learning about federal law vs state laws regarding legal markets, and so on. As the exclusive thought leader on cannabis for The Family Office Club, we have built a strong relationship through regular speaking engagements on stage at their investor summits while fostering new strategic partnerships and investor deal flow. Additionally, Family Office Club Founder, Richard Wilson, is appointed as a director on Cannapreneur Partners Board of Directors.

"There is a lot of education needed, and it’s an area that we’re going to have a group on stage [from the industry] at almost any Family Office Club investor event anyway, so it’s much more productive to be aligned with a firm that is in line with our mentality and long term vision of doing business. As I’ve mentioned in my books and Family Office Club podcasts, having high integrity, and aligning all parts of people on a team with shared values means an entrepreneur is more aligned in their industry and investor can put things in their portfolio to get better valuations in the long run." - Richard Wilson, Founder of the Family Office Club
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How does the Family Office Club works with Investors?
As one of the top thought leaders in bringing partners and clients investments, capital raises, and private capital placement for high net worth families, the Family Office Club is making the industry more efficient while helping clients navigate a frustrating area: A lot of ultra-wealthy families don’t speak to each other.

By interviewing hundreds of family offices on stage every year, as well as in their Family Office Club podcast, and in the books they have published, the Family Office Club has proven they can help the investment industry be more efficient.

"Doing so with credible counter parties that share our long term views is we’re keeping an eye out for. Whenever there’s a new opportunity, there are some investors that get in early and take a mega view of an industry, kind of like what we have at the Family Office Club. I can relate to that perspective and take that view instead of defining themselves as a retail operator in space or defining themselves as one piece of space they’re trying to put together an ecosystem and a strategic platform. We don’t define ourselves as running a Family Office biz, we’re trying to grow the Family Office marketplace and make it easier to close deals with family offices." - Richard Wilson, Founder of the Family Office Club
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The Private Club with 1,750 Registered Investors & 25 Live Events a Year

The Family Office Club has more registered family offices than any other community or family office association globally (PDF Infographic Download).

Since 2007, our organization has been helping form family offices, fostering a valuable peer network, hosting the industry’s best events, and serving as an educational resource to members of the family office community.

If you would like free access to any of the events below and the other benefits of the Family Office Club,
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