Robert E. Hunt has more than 10 years of experience in the cannabis industry as an attorney, consultant, and entrepreneur. Rob was a founding Partner, and the Lead Industry Executive of Tuatara Capital, the World’s largest private equity firm dedicated to cannabis based businesses. Mr. Hunt was responsible for leading Tuatara’s deal generation efforts, operational due diligence and the execution of new investments, and remains a member of the General Partnership. Rob has become one of the most sought after experts in the industry generating worldwide media coverage that includes The BBC, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Entrepreneur, Fortune, US News & World Report, CNN Money, NBC News, ABC News, as well as dozens of other major publications and national media outlets.
Rob is leading 1st Foods efforts to gain immediate traction for Holy Cacao, while building a flexible and sustainable business model that will thrive as the industry matures. Specializing in legislative and policy issues, Rob will help 1st Foods navigate a rapidly evolving legal landscape, while opening the door to numerous opportunities through his unrivaled rolodex of legal cannabis connections.