AAFCPAs to Present “The Business of Cannabis” at FEI-Boston

AAFCPAs’ Cannabis Practice leaders have been invited to speak at FEI Boston’s “The Business of Cannabis: An Inside Look at MA’s Booming Industry”. The event will take place on May 18, 2023 at Solar Therapeutics in Somerset, MA from 5:30 through 8:30 PM.

Join regional finance professionals for an exclusive inside look into the rapidly growing cannabis industry in Massachusetts. Janice, Partner in AAFCPAs’ Consulting Division and former head of the Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) practice, will moderate an informative discussion among industry leaders to include:

  • David McManus, Tax Partner and Cannabis Practice Leader at AAFCPAs
  • Nurys Camargo, Commissioner at the Cannabis Control Commission
  • Robert Keller, CFO of Solar Therapeutics
  • Tiffany Watkins, Director of Sales at Solar Therapeutics

Participants will enjoy an hour-long panel discussion, an opportunity to network, and guided tours of Solar Therapeutics’ innovative and vertically integrated cannabis facility.

AAFCPAs is the CPA and Consulting firm of choice for Solar Therapeutics and a proud sponsor of FEI-Boston, where Boston’s senior and mid-level finance professionals gather to network, share knowledge, and grow.

Learn more or register for FEI Boston’s The Business of Cannabis event. >> This event is reserved exclusively for FEI-Boston members and prospective members.

About the Authors

David McManus CPA
Dave leads AAFCPAs’ Cannabis Business Practice, providing highly coveted tax, entity structure, and business advisory solutions.  Dave has been deeply immersed in understanding the complex financial and operational nuances of the cannabis industry since 2012. He advises multi-state operators, recreational and medical retailers, cultivators, product manufacturers, and investors. He proactively advises clients on risks, opportunities, and tax implications related to market entry, accounting methods, capital structure, debt financing, R&D, M&A, and goodwill impairment. He has led industry training sessions on interpreting and implementing new federal and state marijuana statutes, including compliance with 280E. Dave maintains a strong network of cannabis industry investors, attorneys, bankers, employee compensation and benefits providers, realtors, risk managers, and insurance agents, and he leverages these resources as appropriate to help clients achieve success.
Janice O'Reilly CPA
Janice is a Partner in the Consulting Division of AAFCPAs and advisor and former leader of the Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) practice, which provides “right-size” outsourced accounting solutions, from cloud-based bookkeeping to CFO deliverables, designed to optimize the effectiveness of the modern finance function.  Public, privately-held, and nonprofit organizations value the pragmatic assessment, infrastructure set-up, and flawless execution of their accounting & finance deliverables—all completed with the resources and technical expertise of AAFCPAs’ full-service CPA and consulting firm.