Marianne Bays

Cannabis Industry Analyst

  • More than 20 years of experience consulting with major organizations on process, performance and structure improvement, as well as human resources and information systems management and measurement
  • Business consultant to the medical cannabis industry throughout the United States since 2008 and currently growing this practice as the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Mingleridge Business Resources LLC
  • Participated in the medical marijuana regulatory review process to provide New Jersey’s Department of Health with constructive feedback on business problems seen in its draft regulations
  • Founded the non‐profit organization, Association of Safe Access Providers – New Jersey (ASAP –NJ), to focus on business interests of entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry
  • Current advisor to the NORML NJ Women’s Alliance and American Cannabis Nurses Association
  • PhD in Business Organization and Policy Studies from CUNY Graduate Center, New York City