Textmunication
Holdings, Inc.
has added Wendell Minnick to its advisory team as an investment
advisor. Minnick currently serves as executive chairman of Align Capital based
in Greenwich, Connecticut. His previous experience includes founding and
management of companies MR Resources, Inc., MediaMap, Inc., Accolade, Inc., and
Lanxide Corporation.

“Adding Wendell to our experienced
advisory team is critical to our early success,” said Chief Investment Officer David
Thielen
. “He has a proven track record of raising capital in emerging
sectors like ours. The funding will help launch our upcoming Wellness &
Lifestyle products and allow us to explore other synergistic acquisitions that
will add value to our Company.”


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Banking and compliance solution technology company Hypur Inc. has promoted several employees to new
positions. Executive VP of Business Development Tyler Beuerlein has been
promoted to chief revenue officer, Senior Systems and Network Engineer Mark Betz has been promoted to director of cloud and IT operations, and Member Services
Manager Robert Copeland is now Director of Underwriting.

“We appreciate the hard work and
professionalism that Tyler has brought to the company over the past five
years,” said Hypur founder and Chief Executive Officer Christopher E. Galvin. “His
commitment to forging strategic partnerships and advancing Hypur’s goals makes
Tyler an ideal addition to the C-Suite.”

“It is always validating to see members of the Hypur team grow into new roles,” said Hypur co-founder, president, and Chief Operating Officer Michael J. Sinnwell, Jr. “Hypur has experienced tremendous growth in recent months. I am confident that Mark and Robert will continue to help the company move forward in strategic and successful ways.”

Cannabis Career Watch | New Hires and Promotions November 15, 2019
L – R: Mark Betz, Tyler Beuerlein, Robert Copeland

MarTech platform Fyllo has appointed Mitchell Kahn to
its board of directors. Kahn currently serves as co-founder and chief executive
officer at Grassroots Cannabis and as co-founder and chairman at Frontline Real
Estate Partners, a Chicago-based real estate investment and advisory company.

“Our goal, when building our board
and executive leadership, has been to attract top individuals from a diverse range
of brands and publishers,” said Fyllo founder and Chief Executive Officer Chad
Bronstein
. “Mitch Kahn, like our other advisors and board members, shares the
knowledge that there is a critical need for solutions that address both media
and compliance. It’s this knowledge that brings outstanding experts like Mitch to
us.”


Cannabis Career Watch | New Hires and Promotions November 15, 2019
Diana Anglin

CannAmerica
Brands Corp.
announced the appointment of cannabis regulatory compliance
leader Diana Anglin as its new chief operating officer. Anglin
previously served as chair of the compliance council for the Colorado Cannabis
Chamber of Commerce and as chief operating officer at AmeriCanna.

“Diana has truly been the driving
force of all the logistical complexities behind the transition from being a
licensed operator in Colorado to a licensing company for operators across the
nation, as well as the transition from a private to a public company.” said CannAmerica
Chief Executive Officer Dan Anglin. “Diana’s attention to detail,
commitment to the consumer, and her dedication to the vision and mission of the
company has been the key ingredient to bring our company to success.”


In downsizing news, several companies have made reductions
to their workforces. Retailer and distributor CannaCraft laid off forty employees, Monterey
County-based retailer and cultivator Grupo
Flor
laid off thirty employees, and Flow Kana, based in California’s Emerald Triangle, has cut approximately
one-fifth of its “non-core” staff.


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