Team

Cassandra Farrington
Founder

Cassandra heads up the cannabis industry leading daily news website ProsperCBDNews and it's family of content resources for the B2B cannabis marketplace, including the internationally recognized family of MJBizCon conferences. Previously a vice president at Citi, she earned her MBA from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business. ProsperCBDNews was co-founded by Cassandra and her business partner. It is now the most established ongoing business to business news organization serving the cannabis industry.

Contact

Email: cassandra@prospercbdnews.com

Phone: 720.213.5808

Roger Fillion
Editor

Roger is the editor at ProsperCBDNews, he is an award-winning journalist with decades of business news experience, covering everything from Wall Street regulation to the oil markets and craft brewing. He’s worked for Reuters, The Denver Post, and the Rocky Mountain News. He’s also worked as a freelancer for MSNBC.com, Inc. and other publications.

Contact

Email: roger@prospercbdnews.com

Phone: 720.213.5832

Omar Sacirbey
Journalist

Omar has been a professional journalist since 1998, covering everything from international business and Wall Street to politics and religion. His stories have appeared in Newsweek International, the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today and other major outlets. Omar graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1998, and prior to that, he was a Bosnian diplomat. He is based in Boston.

Contact

Email: omar@prospercbdnews.com

Phone: 720.213.5810

Alfredo Pascual
Journalist

Alfredo specializes in international cannabis markets and regulations. He is a senior reporter at ProsperCBDNews. He has an academic background in business and public policy and founded Transnational Cannabis, a consultancy firm that focused on cannabis regulatory frameworks in Europe and Latin America. Previously, he did business development for ICC Labs with a primary focus on developing expansion opportunities internationally.

Contact

Email: alfredo@prospercbdnews.com

Phone: 720.213.5971

Eli McVey
Journalist

Eli has been a data-driven researcher throughout his career. He previously worked as an analyst for Nielsen, where he provided analysis to Nielsen’s retail clients for use in pricing, promotion, and assortment decisions. He’s also been a consultant for data companies in the cannabis industry. Eli now employs his analytical expertise for ProsperCBDNews.

Contact

Email: eli@prospercbdnews.com 

Phone: 720.907.1925