Founding Partner

Diane Czarkowski

Diane Czarkowski is one of the industry’s original cannabis entrepreneurs and Founding Partner at Canna Advisors. She has been involved in the cannabis industry as an entrepreneur, investor, and advocate since its inception, helping develop it into one of fastest growing industries in the U.S. She is an authority on best-of-industry practices, an expert on mature and emerging markets, and an enterprising thought leader. Diane is a strong believer in supporting the development of the industry. She is a Founding Member of and Ambassador to the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), a Founding benefactor of Women Grow, a Lifetime Member of the Arcview Investment Group (where she also serves on the Selection Committee), a sustaining member of SSDP, and a mentor for Canopy Boulder. Diane has received multiple recognitions for her professional accomplishments and was a featured cannabis entrepreneur in the 2017 biographical collection, “Breaking the Grass Ceiling: Women, Weed, & Business.” One of her career highlights was being able to present this book to Senator Elizabeth Warren during one of her lobbying trips to Washington DC. In 2016, she received Arcview’s Outstanding Member award for her service to the industry. She was also named to Cannabis Business Executive’s “Top Women in Cannabis” in 2016 and 2017, and Herb Magazine’s “Top Cannabis Entrepreneurs of 2018”.