Richard M. Batenburg, Jr. has over 35 years of proven success as an entrepreneur and business owner/ operator managing all aspects of business from strategic and tactical planning through to execution. He has directed the marketing, sales, promotion, publicity, and public relations for public and private companies. He has also streamlined technology infrastructure, business processes, and practices and established strategies to maximize profitability while reducing costs.
Batenburg excels at “end-to-end” processes to help frontline employees deliver products and services to customers and published a book titled Change Is Great-Be First! In 2015 having pivoted from the Cable/Broadband/Telco industry to Cannabis.
He is the founder of many startups in Software, Consumer Goods, Consulting and Finance in dozens of industries, focusing the past 5 years in Cannabis and Hemp. Batenburg concentrates his time on financing of cannabis businesses and is the badged owner of several Colorado Cultivation, Extraction and Dispensary licenses, lives in Denver, CO with wife and three children. He is an avid ice hockey player, a Colorado Avalanche season ticket holder, and a die- hard Detroit Red Wings fan.