Founder & CEO | Honest Cannabis
John Barthel is at the forefront of the expanding legal cannabis industry, managing numerous business entities in the California and Nevada markets as well as Tribal operations. He maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the manufacturing, branding, and retail aspects of the industry with constant monitoring of market trends. He has utilized his background as a CPA to unravel the complexities of tax compliance and create financial models that work for clients.
Throughout his twenty plus years of experience, he has developed proprietary techniques to streamline business practices. He applies these strategic organizational principles to optimize performance, productivity, and profit. From conception through ongoing management, John brings a full range of administrative abilities to each project he is involved with.
He leads a highly motivated and professional team of individuals who share a passion for the cannabis industry.