Big Law Business
Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Union Cannabis Group Inc. announced Dec. 1 its hire of Eli Korer, a former a corporate associate at Barnes & Thornburg in Chicago, as its first chief legal officer. Korer’s hire came as Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker installed former state senator and attorney Toi Hutchinson as his new recreational “pot czar,” a regulatory role that will reportedly pay her $220,000 per year.
Jon Bond, Co-Founder and CEO of Kirshenbaum Bond and Partners (KBP), Brings Marketing Expertise to Union Cannabis Group as CMO. Bond joins UCG as Chief Marketing Officer and brings over 30 years of experience as a thought leader and entrepreneur within the advertising and marketing industry. In addition to being the co-founder and CEO of KBP, Bond is currently chairman of Sito Mobile (NASDAQ), and has worked with numerous other key industry players including White Ops, Simplifi, Appinions, Blackbook Magazine, Klout, and Big Fuel (now Publicis).
Union Cannabis Group (UCG) is proud to announce their partnership with Clover Creek Cultivation LLC, a newly-licensed cannabis cultivation and manufacturing company based in Caliente, NV. UCG is an expert in the fields of hydrocarbon and ethanol extraction, distillation, and ISO-7 product formulation, while Clover Creek is poised to become a major player in the Nevada marijuana market.