Phil Louer is a multi-faceted business owner/operator in Southwest Virginia. A long time Class A Virginia contractor, he has built premium quality custom homes from Blacksburg to Smith Mountain Lake. Louer is active in the hemp/cannabis industry: he is a co-founder of New River Extracts which manufactures premium USDA certified organic hemp products, co-founder of the Virginia Cannabis Association and owner of Homestead Farms in Riner Virginia, cultivators of premium hemp and related crops.
Tanner Johnson, CEO and founder of Pure Shenandoah, leads a pioneering cannabis brand in Virginia’s health and wellness sector. Armed with a degree in Intelligence Analysis with a business concentration, and a minor in economics, Tanner navigates the industry’s complexities adeptly. He steered Pure Shenandoah’s growth from a 5-member team to a 25-strong, multimillion-dollar enterprise. Tanner’s understanding of systems dynamics offers profound insights into the cannabis realm, from its past to its promising horizon.