ELEVATE Northeast Cofounders and Executive Team

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TaShonda Vincent-Lee

Director of Community Outreach


Beth Waterfall

Executive Director

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Cara Crabb-Burnham

Director of Education

ELEVATE Northeast Board of Directors


Laura Beohner

Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder

The Healing Rose Co.


Tito Jackson

Chief Executive Officer

Verdant Medical


Dr. Marion McNabb


Cannabis Center of Excellence

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Scott Moskol

Partner and Co-Chair, Cannabis Business Advisory Practice

Burns & Levinson LLP



Phyllis Vena, CFA

Director of Finance

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Jennifer Gaskin

Outreach Program Specialist


Randy MacCaffrie

Special Events Development

ELEVATE Northeast Founders Committee

ELEVATE Northeast Events and Education exists because of the creativity, dedication, and passion of a group of activists and professionals with a shared mission to educate and empower a diverse and inclusive cannabis workforce, and to work together to end the stigma against cannabis and the people who use and work with it. 

Laura Beohner

Ellen Brown
Cara Crabb-Burnham

Emily Elmen
Christine Giraud
Rachel Goldberg
Tiffany Hogan
Tito Jackson
Maggie Kinsella

Becky Klothen
Dr. Marion McNabb

Scott Moskol

Heather Parsons
Takiya Price-Anthony
Kebra Smith-Bolden

Phyllis Vena

TaShonda Vincent-Lee

Beth Waterfall

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