COO, Berkeley Patients Group
Advocate, business leader, and expert in the field of cannabis dispensary operations, Sean Luse has been with Berkeley Patients Group for 12 years, currently serving as chief operating officer. Sean is also a partner and chief operating officer for NuLeaf, a vertically integrated cannabis company with operations in Reno, Las Vegas, and Lake Tahoe. Recently Sean founded Rochambeau Inc. which was awarded one of two dispensary licenses in Emeryville, California.
As a founding board member and former president of the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA), Sean has played a central role in CCIA’s community relations, representing the organization to its many external stakeholders and expanding its network of relationships. He has been invited to speak on numerous panels at industry conferences, and has been quoted extensively in the media regarding the industry’s history, current issues, and future challenges.
During the formative years of Nevada’s legal cannabis industry, Sean has been intimately involved in shaping the laws and regulations as a member of the Nevada Dispensary Association and a founding member of the Nevada Cannabis Coalition.
Sean has also served as a board member and officer at several other non-profit organizations, including Students for Sensible Drug Policy, MendoGrown, and the Emerald Growers Association.
He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s in Political Science in 2003.