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Justin Ward | Chief Operating Officer

Justin earned his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree from Western Illinois University before moving to Colorado to purse a career in the emerging cannabis industry. Justin is experienced in facility design and management and has worked with some of the largest cannabis companies in the world. In 2018, Justin and his wife Anna moved home to Illinois to launch Stoney Branch Ag Ventures with their family.

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Shelly Martin | Chief Financial Officer

Shelly has served as the CEO/ Administrator to Wesley Village in Macomb, IL for the last 20 years, and has dedicated her time to expanding healthcare offerings to the local retirement community. Shelly served on the Board of Directors for MidAmerica National Bank for the last 10 years. Before working at Wesley Village, Shelly managed the accounting for her family's local ag input business.

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Jack Martin | Chief Executive Officer

Jack Martin has farmed his family’s land in West-Central Illinois for the last 11 years and is the 5th generation to do so. Before moving to Illinois to farm full time, he was a partner in a successful printing business in Cleveland, Ohio. Jack has extensive background in chemistry and has vast experience with traditional farming practices, as well as marketing & selling crops.

Stoney Branch Anna Ward CBD Hemp Illinois

Anna Ward | Director of Marketing

Anna earned her Master of Business Administration degree and Bachelor of Business in Marketing degree from Western Illinois University. While residing in Colorado, Anna worked for a local hospitality group directing a weekly meal delivery service and later co-managed one of Colorado Springs’ top rated catering companies.

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Lance Ward | Director of Sales

Lance earned his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree from Western Illinois University before relocating to Colorado. He spent the last 3 years working for Power Home Remodeling, the nations largest residential remodeling company, as a Sales Manager. Lance was recognized as the Top Performing Manager in 2019 and personally generated over 2.2 million dollars in sales during his career with Power.

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Zach Caywood | Cultivation Manager

Zach found his passion for this plant shortly after moving to Colorado, where he worked alongside Justin in the marijuana industry for 3 years. Zach manages the grow on a day- to-day basis, and has the ability to make projects come to life with his mechanical skills.