Leadership Team

Sean Conacher

Sean Conacher

CEO & Founder
GCI Corporation

Experienced CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services and marketing sectors. Sean is skilled in entrepreneurship, venture capital, public and private equity, foreign exchange, options and asset management.

Hezekiah D. Allen

Hezekiah D. Allen

President & Founder
CEO of GCI Corporation California

Hez is a native of Humboldt with an international education in sustainable global development. A lifelong champion for the legitimacy and legacy of the cannabis industry, Hezekiah has acquired, developed, operated and sold several successful medical cannabis farms. As founder of the California Growers Association, he helped drive membership growth from 60 to 1,600 licensed members. He has also led advocacy efforts to establish the Cannabis Cooperative in California, Senate Bill State Law 94, and was a key architect of the Medical Cannabis Regulatory and Safety Act in 2015 and Medical and Adult Use Cannabis Regulatory and Safety Act in 2017.

Justin Calvino

Justin Calvino

VP of Business Development

Justin Calvino is the founder of The Mendocino Appellations Project and co-founder of the Emerald Exchange. Justin is also the Co- founder of the Regenerative Design Center, a non profit organization that is focused on creating circular economic solutions for reimagined capitalist reality. He is a regenerative economist who believes in the creative genius and local sovereignty of Mendocino.

Justin works to shift public perception of cannabis, to honor Mendocino and California’s unique cannabis heritage, and to support farms, families and his local community.