Eric Carlson serves as Director of Hemp Affairs for the National Cannabis Chamber of Commerce and Managing Partner of New Forest Agriculture. Having been involved in the legal cannabis industry since CO passed cannabis legalization - Eric took the route less traveled in pursuing hemp and creating the infrastructure needed for its resurgence to thrive. Having experienced the first-hand turbulence a new industry offers, it's Eric's intent that by collaborating with professionals, bureaucrats, farmers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs that hemp will one day provide the beneficial impact rural communities are seeking. Eric recently relocated from Denver, CO to Sacramento, CA with his wife Blake and their dog Bodhi. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.