After a successful 20-year career in commercial bank executive recruiting R.W. Navis was intrigued by the potential rapid expansion in the cannabis industry both on the medical and recreational side of the business. He first embedded himself in 2013 in the industry as a business writer to further understand the business. This led to contributions in leading cannabis business publications and a weekly column devoted to the space.
It became apparent almost immediately that the recruiting function in the cannabis industry was being served by “Staffing Companies” with no real executive recruiting experience. For companies to succeed in the startup phase of this growth industry a more sophisticated approach was needed. RW Navis and Associates has always been a leader in the Executive Recruiting field tracing its origins to Park Ave in New York where their firm had been acquired by Korn Ferry.
Over time, R.W. Navis success grew. In 2015 he founded Canna Search Global, now a leader in recruitment and capital raise in the industry. Together with his associates at Canna Search Global, RW Navis has proven to be transformative in matching top candidates with outstanding opportunities.
His close relationship to key management has also led to capital raise assignments. On a very selective basis they will assist companies with this task as it relates to equity capital and real estate funding.
R.W. Navis has an A.B. in Economics from Stanford.
Currently Raising Capital and Executive Recruiting for:
- CBD Start Ups
- Medical Cannabis Companies
- R.W. Navis also provides Management Consulting.