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Advisory Board

Clover Leaf University’s elite faculty are global leaders in their respected fields. Our faculty and staff are world-renowned experts and trailblazers in horticulture, phytotechnology, photochemistry, and neurobiology.  CLU faculty members have contributed significantly to the legislation, regulation, research, education, and business practices that have led to the growth and opportunities in the robust cannabis industry today.

Chloe Villano

Chloe Villano® the President and Founder of Clover Leaf University. Ms. Villano is a business consultant and entrepreneurial executive with 15 years of experience in business startups and turning companies toward success with consulting services.

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Al Harrington

Ex NBA Player.

Founder of Viola Extracts.

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Jason Cranford

Expert Botanist specializing in the organic cultivation of medical-grade MJ and the development of highly medicinal marijuana-infused products

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Neil Demers

Mr. Neil Demers is an expert in all aspects of the MJ industry including retail, grow and edible/concentrate operations.

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Jeff Ferro

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Ken Anderson

Original Green Distribution

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Alana Malone

As CEO and co-founder, Alana has led Green Dot Labs business since its inception (2013-present), including the creation of our original business model...

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Shawn Coleman

He began work in marijuana policy while serving as a Legislative Assistant for
Representative Jared Polis, a congressional leader on marijuana policy reform in Washington D.C.

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neal langerman

40 years experience in chemical safety Global reputation in chemical process safety Knowledge of both butane and CO2 extraction

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Dr. Jose Franceschini



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Dr. Mark Scialdone

Mark is an organic chemist skilled at designing and synthesizing a wide variety of molecules and product formulations.

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Dr. David
Bearman M.D.

Dr. David Bearman M.D.

One of the most clinically knowledgeable physicians in the U.S. in the field of medicinal marijuana.  He has spent 40 years working in substance and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs.  Dr. Bearman was a pioneer in the free and community clinic movement.  His career includes public health, administrative medicine, provision of primary care, pain management and cannabinology.His almost 40 year professional experience in the drug abuse treatment and prevention field includes being the Co-Director of the Haight-Ashbury Drug Treatment Program, being a member of Governor Reagan’s Inter Agency Task Force on Drug Abuse, a member of both the Santa Barbara and the San Diego County Drug Abuse Technical Advisor Committees.He has been recognized by the Santa Barbara Medical Society with the Humanitarian Recognition Award.

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David Bonvillian

David Bonvillain is a serial entrepreneur and innovator and
the owner of Elite Cannabis Enterprises’ - Elite Botanicals
and Loveland Molecular Labs, The Bonvillain Group, and
serves as Chief Science Officer for Elite California.

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jeremy applen

Jeremy Applen entered the cannabis arena with a background in pharmaceutical research and development, including experience gained at Pfizer and the Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Pharmacy Coordinating Center.

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