Jim Cacioppo

Jim Cacioppo

CEO, Chairman and Founder

Jim brings managerial, start-up, operating, financial and investing experience to his role as CEO, Chairman and Founder of Jushi. Prior to founding Jushi, Jim spent over two decades managing the business and allocating capital in senior management positions at several large hedge funds; two of which were early stage success stories. Jim is Co- Founder and Managing Partner of One East Partners (US$2.3 billion (peak AUM)). Previously, Jim served as President and Co-Portfolio Manager of Sandell Asset Management (US$5.5 billion (peak AUM)) and Head of Distressed Debt for Halcyon Management, a global investment firm with over US$9 billion in assets. Jim has significant experience in private equity and operating several enterprises at the Board and management levels, including in the financial services, technology, chemicals and consumer/leisure industries. Jim earned his BA from Colgate University and his MBA from Harvard University.

Peter Adderton

Peter Adderton

Board Member

Mr. Adderton has over 30 years of invaluable operational and marketing expertise that he brings to his role as Director at Jushi. Peter is a Director and Founder of Boost Mobile, a wireless telecommunications brand based in Australia. Under his leadership, Boost Mobile USA was purchased by Nextel/Sprint and remains a wholly owned subsidiary of Sprint Nextel. Prior to founding Boost Mobile, Peter founded Amp’d Mobile, a wireless company and Mandalay Digital, now Digital Turbine, a mobile solutions provider. At Mandalay Digital, Peter was the Company’s CEO and Director leading it to become a NASDAQ listed company. Peter graduated from Sydney Technical College.

Benjamin Cross

Benjamin Cross

Board Member

Mr. Cross is a seasoned leader who has been at the helm of several companies. Benjamin brings more than 20 years of extensive financial markets experience and commodities knowledge to his role as Director at Jushi. Benjamin spent 20 years at Morgan Stanley in both their London and New York offices in the Commodities Division until his retirement in 2015 as a Managing Director at the firm. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Benjamin worked at Merrill Lynch and the commodities exchange. Benjamin earned his BS from Cornell University. Presently, Ben is a Board Advisor to Ursa Space, a geospatial intelligence firm with an emphasis in measuring global oil inventories.

Marina Hahn

Marina Hahn

Board Member

Ms. Hahn brings extensive board and consumer brand experience to her role as Director at Jushi. Ms. Hahn serves as a consultant at Rotkaeppchen-Mumm, a German market leader in sparkling wines and spirits. Prior to serving as a consultant at Rotkaeppchen-Mumm, Ms. Hahn co-founded ZX Ventures, a growth arm of Anheuser-Busch. Prior to ZX Ventures, Ms. Hahn served as President of the Consumer Division at Flex Pharma, an innovative biotech formed as a result of a scientific breakthrough for athletes who suffer from muscle cramps. Ms. Hahn was a founder of SVEDKA Vodka (acquired by Constellation Brands, Inc.), an irreverent lifestyle brand where she originated the iconic spokesbot, SVEDKA_grl. Ms. Hahn is a graduate of Wellesley College.

Steve Monroe

Steve Monroe

Board Member

Mr. Monroe has a robust record of accomplishment as President of a financial services company and vast expertise in financial markets and risk management. Steve is President and Managing Partner of Liquid Capital Alternative Funding (“LCAF”), an asset-based lender. Prior to joining LCAF, Steve served as National Sales Manager for Short Duration Products at JP Morgan; and previously in a variety of senior management positions covering cash and short duration products at Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Steve earned his BA from Williams College.