Season 1 (Episode#002)
Rick is founder of the Green Seed Accelerator, one of six Cannabis Incubators in the US and successful serial entrepreneur who grew one of his companies (MedTrust) to 600+ employees before successfully exiting with a sale. Rick is co-founder of Think Botanicals with 3 brick and mortar CBD stores and extraction lab in Texas.
Rick is a veteran RN and brings a wealth of experience – and tremendous passion – for impacting lives. His story begins in the US Army, where Rick earned his BSN degree and became a registered nurse (RN).
After several years in nursing, Rick’s entrepreneurial spirit kicked in and in 2001 he bootstrapped started his first business MedTrust, where he serviced several federal contracts, scaled and grew that company to several hundred employees before successfully exiting the business with a sale.
He is now CEO of Green Seed Accelerator (Cannabis Incubator) & Think Botanicals (a cannabis company) and looks forward to the day when we bring in a new type of ‘super’ wellness. One that’s spearheaded by our vision and our mission.
Ricks Awards and Accomplishments Include:
San Antonio’s “40 Under 40” award recipient
Recognized as one of the country’s “Top 100 Companies” by the U.S.
Small Business Administration
3x Amazon Best Selling author
Ironman triathlon finisher / Crossfit
Check out the full episode and learn what it takes to get your CBD store and franchise off the ground. Rick is a seasoned entrepreneur, angel investor, coach and veteran cannabis entrepreneur. This is one you don’t want to miss!!!