Nothing But Hemp With Steven Brown
Nothing But Hemp with CEO Steven Brown. Nothing But Hemp is one of the first hemp dispensaries in the midwest. In under a year, his company grew from one location to 11 nationwide. Steven has been featured on MPR, Marijuana Ventures, Tom Bernard show, and Ministry of Hemp. Steven is a founder of the Minnesota Hemp Association and former United States Marine. Steven has over 20 years of retail experience and started his first retail job at age 13. After his service in the Marine Corps, Steven managed a GNC. He turned his GNC store into the #1 GNC store in the nation. After years with GNC, he left and became a regional sales director for T-Mobile. In his first year, he was awarded the T-Mobile Winner Circle Award for being in the top 5% in sales. Steven left the wireless industry and started a retail training & consultant company Connecting Innovations Inc.
They were blessed with training Best Buy Mobile employees and GNC franchises to improve sales. Training budgets were cut in 2012 and Brown closed Connecting Innovations to work for Blue Productions. This is where Steven was mentored to become a Marketing Director. He was in charge of negotiating media and developing marketing strategies. The marketing strategies worked and the company grows from $1M to $40M in three years. The company was sold to a private equity firm and Steven started a boutique marketing agency. During that time operating his agency SocialThis, he was approached by a large cannabis company and entered the cannabis industry. Further, he has even helped to consult a Dispensary that was featured on a series called “High Indulgence”. This very popular show was featured on Playboy TV and was Hosted by Shanley McIntee.