Sal is a Partner at the Marijuana Policy Group responsible for the growth and strategy of the firm. In this role he has helped numerous Native American tribes, early stage companies and established enterprises create and execute effective cannabis strategies ranging from business planning to operational execution. While at MPG Sal has also delivered economic and public policy consulting projects, including market analysis, public finance, and regional economic analysis across North America, Latin America and Europe. Currently he is tasked with with helping the state of Colorado develop and write its hemp management program.
He joined MPG from Oliver Wyman where he worked as a C-Level strategy consultant for technology and energy companies. He has extensive experience working with Cannabis, Regulatory, Technology, and Startup organizations all over the world.
Sal is a regular conference speaker and has covered a variety of topics related to cannabis ranging from regulatory analysis, Native American tribal opportunities and the connected global cannabis market.
Sal holds a B.B.A Business Administration from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas and a M.B.A in Finance from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is active with numerous animal welfare, education and children’s organizations. Sal sits on the advisory board of St. Edward’s University and on the board of Candle Light Ranch.