Shanita Penny

Founder/Ceo
Budding Solutions

Shanita Penny M.B.A. is a cannabis advocate, business professional, and entrepreneur with 17 years of experience helping world-class companies and startups solve complex issues and improve business performance. In 2015, Shanita took a leap of faith and founded Budding Solutions to change the perception of cannabis on a global scale. As an internationally recognized management consultant and certified Project Management Professional, she brings an essential skillset coupled with an immense passion for the cannabis industry.

Shanita also serves as the President of the Minority Cannabis Business Association’s (MCBA) Board of Directors. The MCBA is the first non-profit organization created specifically to progress the cannabis industry by increasing diversity through the creation of equal access and economic empowerment for cannabis businesses, their patients, and the communities most affected by the war on drugs.



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