EP 104 - Give me a Chance w/ Codie Sanchez
Guest: Codie Sanchez
Social Media: @codiesanchez
Codie Sanchez is a Managing Director and Partner at Entourage Effect Capital, a growth equity firm focused specifically on investing in the legalized cannabis industry. She is the founder of Contrarian Thinking series, a weekly email on followed by 100k+. She is also a co-founder of Unconventional Acquisitions, a firm focused on small business acquisition and teaching others how to execute on micro-PE. EEC has deployed close to $200 million into over 65 companies. Prior to EEC she led and built out First Trust's $1 billion+ AUM business in Latin America Investments and held leadership positions at Goldman Sachs, State Street, and Vanguard. She started her career as a journalist where she won the JFK award and the Howard Buffett Foundation grant for covering human trafficking. Sanchez is a pundit and columnist on investing, cannabis and startups, highlighted on CNBC, Fox, The Today Show, Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, People en Español, Business Wire, for her Contrarian Thinking series and weekly email followed by 100k+. She was listed as a 25 Most Innovative Leader in Cannabis, The Cannabis Disruptor by MG Retailer, and EEC was named a Top 10 PE Firm by Forbes/BI/Entrepreneur in the space. She has an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, a master’s from ESADE and Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and a B.A. from Arizona State University. She sits on the board of the Arcview Group, the leading cannabis seed investment platform, Magma Partners a venture fund in Chile, and is actively involved in AEI and YEC.