Dr. John Oram | CEO / Founder
Dr. Oram holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in environmental chemistry and engineering from the University of California Los Angeles and bachelor’s degrees in analytical chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Oram. has a deep knowledge of Cannabis and the Cannabis industry.
Co-founded CW Analytical Laboratories to establish standardized testing and certification protocols to ensure the safety and quality of medical Cannabis. CW Analytical Laboratories is now recognized as the most trusted analytical laboratory in California.
Nico Enea | CFO / Founder
In 2014 Mr. Enea became Chief Financial Officer and Director of Business Development for Bloom Innovations.
Mr. Enea was instrumental in crafting multiple successful applications in the state of Nevada and California for Cannabis cultivation, infused product Production and retail distribution.
Prior Mr. Enea worked as a Analyst & Trader at a Fixed Income Arbitrage Hedge Fund. While in College Mr. Enea worked in the Congressional Office of Jared Polis while going to school at the University of Colorado.
Jamie Besaw | COO / Founder
Has over a decade and a half of experience managing full service horticulture facilities in the Bay Area.
Developed proprietary methods for efficiently maintaining continuous harvests systems in indoor controlled environments.
Specializes in product quality control and maximum yield analysis. Was pivotal in starting many local Bay Area businesses including Nug Media and CW Analytical.
Adam Peterson | Real Estate Transactions / Founder
Adam Graduated from the University of Santa Barbara in with a B.A in Global and International relations.
After college Adam spent 9 years as a commercial real estate broker with a focus on Industrial sales and leasing and development projects.
During this period Adam facilitated over 1 billion dollars of transactions. To date, Adam is a partner of Bloom Innovations, Inc. and is responsible for all Real Estate transactions and business development.
Bryant Tong | Board Adviser
Bryant has extensive experience in developing and growing early stage companies. Bryant has 20+ years as a successful venture capitalist with extensive working experience in finance, operations and fund raising.
Bryant has helped numerous companies develop successful strategic and tactical plans for rapid growth. Bryant is the managing director of Nth Power LLC, a leading venture capital firm in the San Francisco bay area.
Also prior to Nth Power, he was the founder and President and CEO of Pacific Venture Capital (A wholly owned subsidiary of PG&E). Also Bryant was a co-founder of ReSource/Phoenix a financial outsourcing company he took public on the Nasdaq.
Stephen Cassidy| In-house Council
Stephen Cassidy serves as General Counsel of Bloom Innovations, Inc.
With nearly three decades of legal experience, Stephen provides expert and strategic legal advice to the senior management on contracts, partnership agreements, real estate transactions, employee relations, business litigation, trademarks and copyrights law, and internal corporate governance standards.
As General Counsel, Stephen is also responsible for ensuring corporate compliance with applicable local, county, and state laws and regulations, including California’s new cannabis regulatory regime.
Burch Greene | Chief Engineer
Burch Greene holds a B.A. in Physics from the University of Puget Sound, a B.S. in Structural Engineering from Columbia University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Nevada, and Hawaii.
His career started in the Bay Area where he worked with Clausen Structural Engineers as a design Engineer and Project manager specializing in the design, permitting, and construction of seismic retrofits and food processing facilities.
Chris Harkins| LAB Director
After graduation from SFSU, Chris entered into the booming tech industry, working as a Solution Architect for major firms including Microsoft and Autodesk.
Following his passion, Chris moved his problem-solving expertise into the Cannabis Industry and joined the Bloom Innovations family to create NUG Lab in 2016.
Since then, the company's product portfolio and revenue from extracts has increased more than tenfold as Chris's innovative methods have come into force.