GreenLight Business Solutions has a passionate and experienced team ready to turn your creative ideas into reality.
Chief Operations Strategist
A Cannabis entrepreneur with a decade of experience and is a leading Cannabis expert. Having success in retail, cultivation, product manufacturing, and distribution, Ty is known for developing sound business models and strategies for Cannabis entrepreneurs both large and small.
During year one of legalization in California, Ty’s experience helped secure three licenses for the company he co-founded, Albert Einstone’s, makers of El Blunto and Simply Stoneade. Ty’s brands are currently supported by over 450 retailers throughout California and Arizona.
Ty is also the co-founder of Chill Hill Bean Company, a Cannabis seed bank, and is regularly testing innovative methodologies in pursuit of perfecting commercial cultivation.
Ty is known for developing sound business models and strategies for cannabis entrepreneurs both large and small. For two years, Tyrone has worked very closely with the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission in helping to shape the state’s Social Equity program.
Ricardo H. Correia
Chief Business and Marketing Strategist
Ricardo has over 25 years of business strategy, organizational development and regulatory compliance, Ricardo brings business success methodologies to this evolving industry space.
Since 1995, Ricardo has worked as an organizational development coach, training and human resources consultant focusing on sports, entertainment and media organizations. In addition to his work with professional sports teams, (NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, USTA, NFL), Ricardo works with corporate Cablevision, HBO, BET, New York Stock Exchange, BURBERRY and many small business clients. He has presented to over 150,000 participants, and over 10,000 professional athletes focusing on professional development and organizational success.
His specialty areas include the development and delivery of training programs for high profile talent, athletes and executives in addition to all levels of corporate staff. He is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, an author and a passionate advocate of Social Equity opportunities. He also addresses organizations, associations, and corporations on the key elements of achieving success both personally and professionally.
Jessica Landress, Esq.
Director of Business Development and
Social Equity Programs
As a licensed attorney in Massachusetts, Jessica receives outstanding endorsements from all those who cross her path, from judges to clients to emerging businesses, Jessica is known to go above and beyond. Her guidance is highly requested as she is always analyzing problems from multiple angles to provide the best solutions. She is always finding new and innovative ways to tackle obstacles.
Jessica utilizes her background in criminal law, cannabis law, and statutes and legislation, to tirelessly advocate for all those whose lives have been unfairly persecuted by the war on drugs. Jessica has a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. from Mercer University as a triple major in Political Science, Criminal Justice and Sociology. She not only creates content to help those in the Social Equity Program understand the licensing process, but she teaches the courses in an easy to understand and engaging way leading participants to interact with her long after the courses are over. Marketing and graphic design are Jessica’s side passions. With her years of experience running marketing campaigns for companies, organizations, products, and individuals on numerous platforms, Jessica understands the vast marketing world to create and develop strategies to best promote companies and their products.
Areas of expertise include compliance, contract negotiations, business formation, intellectual property, strategic business planning, real estate, branding and marketing, corporate image management, navigating local laws and statutes, federal marijuana policy, Massachusetts Cannabis regulations, and additional state cannabis legislation.
Head of Client Services
Originally from Argentina, Barbara is a Boston College graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. After graduation, she spent various years as a director of operations and coach at the collegiate level while working to obtain two master’s degrees in Education Counseling and Global Education. By using her coaching experience, Barbara is able to not only focus on supporting client goals but also rely on her expertise, knowledge, and experience to find unique ways to address client needs. Barbara takes pride on her high attention to detail and problem-solving capabilities. Her extensive educational background, proficiency in Spanish, and love of continuous learning/professional development has prepared her to tackle business issues from a variety of perspectives.
A self-motivated and passionate leader in the ever-changing world, Barbara fosters a supportive work environment where all voices are heard and celebrated. Her well-rounded understanding of strategy and vision has allowed her to assist her team to quickly and effectively accomplish company’s goals.
As a former athlete herself, Barbara is an advocate and supporter of the benefits of cannabis consumption and enthusiastic to see progress in major professional leagues across the country on testing as it pertains to removing cannabis from the performance enhancing drug list. With the continuous booming of the industry, Barbara wants to see marginalized and disproportionally affected individuals be involved and build successful businesses in the cannabis world. At GreenLight, Barbara helps our clients through that process while making sure they are provided with all the tools and knowledge to experience sustainable growth.
Project Manager & Internship Coordinator
Madison started at GreenLight as an Intern and has quickly gained the favor of everyone she comes across. Madison now leads the GreenLight Internship Program where she creates challenging activities and pieces of training to mentor and teach individuals the cannabis industry no matter their individual backgrounds. The GreenLight Internship program provides individuals the ability to gain real-world experience in cannabis and hands-on experience with new businesses in the cannabis industry.
Whether she is handling client’s projects, writing applications, creating marketing materials, drafting standard operating materials, leading the internship program or attending conventions, Madison’s outgoing personality and ability to connect with anyone on an individual level makes her the perfect fit for the GreenLight team.