WELCOME

 

Thanks for visiting my site!

I'm not sure why you're here or how you found this, but I'm glad you found my little corner of the internet. I'm sure it has something to do with cannabis since that's sort of my "thing." 

Take a look around, get to know me, and drop me a line when you get to the "contact me" section down below.

 

GET TO

KNOW ME

Hi, I'm Brett, and I'm the CEO of an awesome cannabis and hemp advisory company focused on consultative services and strategy called  Good Highdeas. I'm a multifaceted cannabis and hemp professional with experience across a broad range of the "green rush." Like I mentioned above, I'm currently serving as Co-founder and CEO of Good Higheas where we serve cannabis professionals and the canna-curious alike. Check us out Here and Here.

Like most of us working in cannabis, I'm a transplant to the industry but have been involved in the space for the last 5+ years. I spent my time prior to the marijuana movement in the Marine Corps followed by time as a Marketing and Training Director, an Internet Sales Manager, and as a Director of Business Development in both retail and direct sales.

Within the cannabis industry, I have held a general manager's position for the first Dispensary in FL, and the Director of Public Relations for Florida's largest veterans cannabis charity. I've also served as the Director of Digital Marketing & Sales Integration for Vanguard Scientific and as Director of Communications for Suncoast NORML, helping to normalize, decriminalize, and eventually legalize cannabis for medical and adult-use purposes. In those roles, I opened Florida's first retail cannabis location, helped create Florida's first Co-branded cannabis product as well as many cobranded events and swag items. I organized or managed conferences, rallies, educational seminars, and other large scale events during this time. I have also had the pleasure of moderating panels and giving presentations, acting as a media liaison, and creating written and video content for a variety of outlets. I've also served as VP of Business Development for one of Florida's first full-service hemp consulting firms and working as a project spokesperson for an environmental bioremediation initiative called Hemp4Water. .

I'm an advocate for Pitbulls and my fellow veterans in my spare time. I'm a Star Wars nerd, and a ranked Magic: The Gathering player. I like hardcore and pop punk. I'm happily married to the love of my life who is a career educator and also heavily involved in the veterans and alternative medicine world. @BrettPuffenbarger will find me on Instagram and Facebook but be warned it's me with "my hair down" a little bit.

 

Highlights

Legalize It Premiere

Legalize It Premiere

With friends form NORML, CannaChronicle, and CR World Networks

Innaugeral Florida Industrial Hemp Conference

Innaugeral Florida Industrial Hemp Conference

Participated as a Silver Sponsor, and member of the event planning board with my company Native Hemp Solutions

Tennessee Hemp

Tennessee Hemp

Plants going into the ground for a client while with Native Hemp Solutions

Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy

Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy

Speaking to Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, which directly led to her including cannabis on her reelection platform

Knox Grand Opening

Knox Grand Opening

Grand Opening of Florida's first dispensary

First Co-Branded product in Florida

First Co-Branded product in Florida

Holiday release edition of Rosin, a first for co-branding and solventless product availability in Florida

Orlando Marijuana Expo

Orlando Marijuana Expo

Moderating the Veteran's panel at the 2018 Orlando Marijuana Expo

US Cannabis Conference

US Cannabis Conference

Awards Ceremony for Mission Zero along with other project leaders

Florida Meducational

Florida Meducational

Sponsored by MUV, organized by Me as part of Best Budz CFL

Marijuana Mafia

Marijuana Mafia

Original Logo Design by Me for a client

UF Research Grow

UF Research Grow

Participating in the first stages of the UF research operations at their open house

Cannabis News Florida

Cannabis News Florida

Spending some time talking CBD with Charles Felix of Cannabis News Florida

Hempfest Florida

Hempfest Florida

Can't go wrong sponsoring an event on the beach

Research Grow in Tennessee

Research Grow in Tennessee

Buds for Vets/Grow Healthy Collaboration

Buds for Vets/Grow Healthy Collaboration

 

Media Appearances

Podcasts & Webinars

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Featured Stories

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Additional Media Appearances & Publications

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Experience

 
  • Co-Founder & CEO

    • Good  Highdeas 2021-Present

  • Co-Host

    • CannaBS Detector Podcast 2021-Present

  • VP of Corporate Initiatives

    • Multichain  Ventures 2021-Present

  • Director of Digital Marketing & Sales Integration

    • Vanguard Scientific Systems 2020

  • Director of Communications

    • SUNCOAST NORML 2019-PRESENT

  • Director of Public Relations

    • BUDS FOR VETS- 2017-2019

  • Vice President of Business Development

    • NATIVE HEMP SOLUTIONS/HEMP4WATER 2019

  • General Manager

    • KNOX MEDICAL/FLUENT 2016-2017

  • Director of Business Development

    • SEMINOLE & ORLANDO HARLEY DAVIDSON 2013-2016

  • Operations & Training Manager

    • SuperKicks Martial Arts 2011-2013

  • Corporal/Squad Leader

    • United States Marine Corps 2006-2011

 

Education

  • Full Sail University

    • Master of Arts in Public Relations

    • Class of 2021

  • Full Sail University

    • Bachelor of Science in Media Communications

    • Class of 2020

  • Association of Commercial Cannabis  Compliance Experts

    • CCCE & CCCP Certificates

  • Learn Sativa University

    • Manager and Budtender Certification 

Social Media

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Contact Me

 
Drop Me a Line

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You can Also Reach Me via:

Phone: 540-448-0608

Email: Brett.puffenbarger@gmail.com