Harness the power of strategic partnerships.

We believe in the importance of being both experts and advisors, serving to help guide you in all aspects of your cannabis business. To this end, we align our expertise with strategic partners who provide complementary services and perspectives to help our cannabis clients fully realize their business goals.

PP&Co LogoAkene Consulting, LLC (Akene) and Petrinovich Pugh & Company, LLP (PP&Co) are the perfect team to empower cannabis business owners to thrive in this dynamic and fluid industry. Using a collaborative approach, we have developed proven solutions for your cannabis business – whether you’re just getting started or are well established and seeking investors. The partnership of a recognized, successful accounting firm with a dynamic consulting firm, equals a comprehensive approach to your cannabis business. The PP&Co and Akene Alliance empowers us to provide the infrastructure/foundation services (internal controls, risk assessment, systems analysis, process mapping) critical to grow and thrive, in tandem with the essential compliance services (tax, assurance, agreed upon procedures) necessary to meet local and state reporting requirements. With more than 65 years’ experience in accounting, Petrinovich Pugh & Company, LLP (PP&Co) is well-equipped to provide all assurance, tax compliance, and agreed-upon procedures services for your cannabis business.

Nintex (Certified Partner) is a SaaS platform designed to enable the planning, mapping, automation, and control of business processes. Nintex enables our cannabis clients to efficiently scale up and manage change as the organization grows.

From the National Cannabis Industry Association web page:
“Representing nearly 2,000 member-businesses and tens-of-thousands of cannabis professionals, the NCIA is leading the charge to protect the legal cannabis industry, defend our state laws, and advance federal policy reforms. Successful businesses are joining NCIA every day to become stronger, smarter, and more prosperous by working together to end prohibition and expand opportunities within the legal cannabis industry.”

From the California Cannabis Industry Association web page:
“To promote the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and work for a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for our industry in the state of California. The California Cannabis Industry Association was founded on the principle of strength in numbers. The thousands of California businesses involved in our state-legal cannabis industry represent a significant economic force. As the industry’s most influential state trade association, CCIA works everyday to ensure our burgeoning business sector is represented in a professional and coordinated way at the state level.”

From the Oregon Cannabis Association web page:
“The Oregon Cannabis Association is a diverse group of cultivators, processors, retailers, entrepreneurs, and allied businesses. Our mission is to help one another thrive through networking events, educational workshops, and political representation.”

From the HCGA web page:
“Built on a foundation of fifty years of innovation, HCGA members are statewide leaders for environmentally and ethically produced cannabis. Our industry supports thousands of local jobs and millions in tax revenue—driving the majority of economic activity in Humboldt County. We work together to preserve, protect and enhance Humboldt County’s world-renowned cannabis industry through advocacy, public relations and education..”

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