What? Another cannabis industry interview on Making Waves at C-Level? Yes, because if you want to look closely at entrepreneurs and companies that are facing change and growth, this business is always new. The leaders in these legal cannabis companies have to think on their feet, know how to pivot, deal with government red tape, and see the future via visionary eyes.

This episode (Episode 669) we talk to John Sedillo from Family Hemp brands in New Mexico. As the state changes their laws over the next year, the company will take their years of experience and be making changes. John is a real advocate and pioneer in the business and he shares openly about how he has grown the business and where he is headed.

About Family Hemp Brands

With the vision of an organic, craft scale, seed to sale, vertical hemp company, focusing on product quality and positive customer experience above all,

Family Hemp Brands came into being in 2018.

When it came time to creating a collection of premium consumer products, region and passion gave Family Hemp Brands a unique edge. Combining the unique qualities of the New Mexico high desert region and a well tuned acumen for cannabis cultivation and breeding, brought forth some serious hemp flower power. From consumable flowers to effective tinctures, topicals and more, Family Hemp Brands has become a single source solution for premium cannabinoid rich products.


About Thom Singer

Thom Singer works for Stanton Chase, a leading executive search firm that specializes in helping companies and associations place key hires. He is also a keynote speaker and professional master of ceremonies / EmCee

After a successful career in sales and marketing, Thom Singer became a growth leadership speaker in 2009. A decade later he has brought his high energy presentations and action-oriented content to over 900 audiences. Thom knows that as the speaker or master of ceremonies he has a responsibility to set the tone for a strong conference attendee experience. Known as “The Conference Catalyst” he creates an atmosphere of fun and interaction that lasts beyond his presentation.

Thom earned his Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) in 2014 and is committed to the business of meetings. He is the author of 12 books and is the host of the popular “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do” podcast. On his show he has interviewed over 400 entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, business leaders and others with a focus on discovering how the most successful people get farther across the gap between potential and results.

At 50 years old Thom decided to reinvent his life and make age 50 to 75 the best years of his life. This meant saying yes to things that scared him, and trying new things. Since that time Thom has jumped off buildings, took up running (and lost 30 lbs) and began performing stand up comedy.