Key Strengths: Brett has a strong background in capital markets, finance, and public company matters, with expertise in Investor Relations and extensive entrepreneurial experience as well as board and committee level experience. He also served in the U.S. ARMY.
Industries: Capital Markets, Technology, Politics, Non-Profits, CBD, Cannabis, and Investor Relations.
Full Bio: Since 2014, Brett served on the Board of Directors of a publicly traded agriculture company whose holdings included a Las Vegas, NV based licensed Cultivation and Production facility and a 33,600-acre cultivation farm in Jujuy, Argentina.
Prior to founding GPOX, Brett was one of the leaders of the Libertarian Party, serving three terms on the Libertarian National Committee (LNC), two terms as the Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Nevada, and was part of the senior staff for the 2016 Johnson/Weld Presidential campaign. He was very involved with state-level legislation and advocacy, which included Question 2 (in 2016), as well as an advisor to other statewide initiatives. Brett hosted and produced over 150 political events, including the 2016 Libertarian Presidential Debate hosted by Penn Jillette (Penn & Teller), which included video questions from well-known celebrities that aired on TheBlaze Network. He was the creator of multiple politically focused events and conferences, including LPEX – the Libertarian Political Expo, a political conference for Libertarian political training, and The Political Party, a non-partisan organization with the goal of getting more Nevadans involved in the political process with the well-known “Meet the Candidates” events series.
Brett has been involved in finance and the public markets since 1999. He has been a consultant to many start-up companies as well as publicly traded companies, including high tech Internet to traditional brick and mortar companies. From 2002 through October 2009, He has been involved in nightlife and entertainment ventures bridging technology and social media with events. He has hosted over 700 events in Las Vegas and other markets throughout the United States.
Brett served on the Board of Directors of multiple private and public companies and organizations. Brett has military training ranging from Civil Affairs Specialist (38A) to Combat Engineer (12B). While in the US ARMY he was awarded the Outstanding American award twice. He is a fellow at The Leadership Institute, which provides political activism training. Brett studied Environmental Liberal Arts at Green Mountain College and Entrepreneurship classes at the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester. Brett attended elective International Business and Finance classes at Rochester Institute of Technology.