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Our brilliant curated staff comes from all corners of the world to teach, research, and bring their knowledge of all aspects that encompass the most sought-after industry knowledge and business strategies. Clover Leaf University's faculty strives to provide our students with all of the tools necessary to be well prepared and poised for this multi-billion dollar industry.

Chloe Villano

Chloe Villano® is 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 consultingservices.

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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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Adam Dunn

One of the most well-respected master cultivators and breeders

in the MJ and hemp industries. 

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Dr. Mark Scialdone

Chemistry, Infusions and Extracts


James Rushing

Plant Science

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Ted Daniels

Theodore “Ted” Daniels attended and graduated from the prestigious Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania. He then attended West Virginia University on a full athletic scholarship where he was a starting guard for the WVU Mountaineer Football Team. 

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Ed Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal is the world's leading expert on the cultivation of marijuana. His books have sold well over a million copies and his most recent edition of "Marijuana Grower's Handbook" has revolutionized

the field.

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Shawn Coleman

He began work in 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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Joel Smith

• Strong background in law enforcement and marijuana compliance
• Solid knowledge of State of Colorado Marijuana rules and regulations
• Proven ability to supervise and train staff
• Highly skilled in recognizing key risks and taking corrective measures in a timely manner
• Proficient in Colorado METRC

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Jason Cranford

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

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Michael Cindrich

Michael E. Cindrich is best known for being a fierce litigator and one of the top cannabis attorneys in California. He has had dozens of cases dismissed by prosecutors and judges, and has won “Not Guilty” verdicts on several high profile cases.

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David Beckett

Awarded the “20 Under 40” by Security System News, David Beckett has over 15 years experience in consulting, design, and implementation of security systems for the cannabis industry. He is the former owner of both High Tech Security and Security Grade Protective Services LTD. David’s experience also includes work with Canna Security America (CSA).

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Jair Velleman

Jair is the face and founder of one of the most renowned lighting companies in the world, Gavita.  Gavita was purchased by Hawthorne Gardening company where Jair holds a board seat. 

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