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Peter Kadens

Board Member

NewLake Capital

Mr. Kadens is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Kadens currently serves as Chairman of Kadens Family Holdings, a single-family office focused on impact investments. Mr. Kadens was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Green Thumb Industries Inc., one of the largest publicly-traded legal cannabis operators in the U.S. Mr. Kadens also previously served as a director of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) and the Cannabis Trade Federation (CTF), and currently serves as a director of KushCo Holdings, Inc. (OTCMKTS: KSHB). In 2018, Mr. Kadens was named one of 20 People to Watch in the cannabis industry by Marijuana Business Daily. Prior to serving as Chief Executive Officer of Green Thumb Industries Inc., Mr. Kadens founded SoCore Energy, one of the largest commercial solar companies in the U.S. Under his leadership, SoCore Energy expanded operations into 17 states and was named one of Chicago’s most innovative businesses by Chicago Innovation Awards. Mr. Kadens eventually sold SoCore Energy to Edison International, a Fortune 500 energy holding company. In addition, Mr. Kadens currently serves as the Chairman of the Kadens Family Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to closing the pervasive wealth and education gaps in the U.S.