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Santiago provides over 40 years’ experience as an executive manager serving higher education, real estate broker, commercial and non-profit organizations. Developed and implemented strategic projects and large-scale programs that facilitated organizational growth, improved community relations and integration, and enhanced personal and professional development opportunities at all levels. Worked with major American, Canadian and Mexican institutional clients and firms to establish, implement, and manage projects representing hundreds of millions of dollars in capital and operational value. Provided important liaisons between capital sources, government agencies, local municipalities, key industry leaders and higher educational institutions.

Accomplishments in higher education, government, business and community gained from positions as Real Estate Broker for the past 15 years, Director of Employment and Training for the San Diego Urban League, Associate Dean of Instruction at Chabot College; Spokesperson for the Division of Higher Education at UC Berkeley. Key skills and strengths: Success in Higher Education curriculum development; organizational management; faculty hiring and evaluation; Solid administrative skills; Analyze situations quickly; Entrepreneurial capabilities; Contribute 100% in all areas; Open new plants/facilities; Gain support for new ideas; Motivate others to achieve higher performance; Proven track record of developing cooperation from people at all levels. Undergraduate studies at Fresno State University; Graduate studies at Brigham Young University; Postgraduate & Postdoctoral studies at University of California, Berkeley; Hinckley Scholar. Deming TQM Fellowship. Financed all higher education costs through scholarships and fellowships.

Serves on the Board of the San Diego City College Foundation; Board of Kalifas Sostenible; Board of ICMA (Ingenieria Construcciones, Medio Ambiente, S.A. de C.V.), an engineering firm in Guadalajara, Mexico, specializing in design, build and operate wastewater treatment facilities.


Past President of the 1st District Agricultural Association; Member, California State Fair Budget Review Board; Chair of the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Commission. Chair, Operation Lazaro Cardenas (Earthquake Relief); Member, Oakland A’s Advisory Board; President, Bay Area Concert Association; President/Founder, Mexican Ballet Folklorico (San Francisco Bay Area); President, Alameda County Committee on  Aging; Member, Association of Colleges and Community Arts Administrators; National Association of Realtors; Paul Harris Fellow.


California Community College Chief Administrator (Life); California Community College Supervisor (Life); California Community College Instructor (Life). California BRE Broker License #01296176.

Santiago Garza


Rezwan Khan


Rezwan Khan has an extensive history in cannabis and is regarded as one of the industry's top advocates and foremost experts on various cannabis-related topics.

Rezwan is a partner and owner of seedleSs Clothing Co. (seedleSs), a broadly recognized counterculture cannabis brand that was established in 1992. In 1998 Rezwan spearheaded an effort to broaden the scope of seedleSs's activities by utilizing their extensive network of artists and musicians to brand and cross-promote music, art, and cannabis. Over the past eighteen years, seedleSs has evolved into a marketing and merchandising company with a focus on the cannabis space. 


Rezwan is also co-founder and C.O.O. of Attis Management, a cannabis-management company based in San Diego. Attis Management closely manages Southwest Patient Group (Southwest), a licensed dispensary in San Diego, and is in the process of deploying the Cannabis Science Center at Southwest’s storefront.

In his latest endeavor, KhanVerge Industries, Rezwan has uniquely positioned himself in the crossfire of business and cannabis, working with various lawyers, lobbyists, and professional organizations to provide more well-rounded and streamlined direction to canna-businesses.


Rezwan attended San Diego State University, graduating with a B.A. in Psychology. He completed graduate coursework in International Relations and Geopolitics at Worchester College, Oxford, before returning to the States to obtain his J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Alejandro Acimovic


Alejandro Acimovic is an Eco-conservationist, philanthropist and entrepreneur.
Alejandro has extensive experience in owning and operating sustainable international agricultural land developments as well as sophisticated and sustainable offshore shrimp aquaculture farms.

His main focus has been tropical and exotic fruits, producing mangos, papayas and an extremely rare (almost extinct) variety of coconut that is indigenous to Michoacan.

Alejandro is currently working to develop sustainable alternative energy solutions and cutting-edge technology platforms, all part of a greater plan to build paradise.

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