Ren Gobris has over 30 years experience managing a multi-national supply chain in support of a $126M security business devoted to protecting the world’s banks, ATMs, Cash-In-Transit Vehicles (armored trucks), and other highly valued products. Ren was responsible for all aspects of the supply chain including regulatory compliance and quality assurance in support of providing banks quality products and services. He worked at every level of the government to obtain regulatory exemptions to secure international banking business. He routinely audited international suppliers for compliance and quality assurance in meeting the banking industry’s strict quality guidelines. And he was routinely involved in contract negotiations and in establishing and auditing the systems necessary for the fulfillment of those contracts.
Over the past three years, Ren has brought his international manufacturing, supply chain, and regulatory compliance experience to the cannabis industry. He is the Founder and Owner of Cannabis Regulatory Solutions (CRS), an approved Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) Responsible Vendor Program training provider. In addition to providing responsible vendor training, CRS offers a Responsible Cultivator Training Course. Ren developed and maintains a proprietary secure online record keeping system that also notifies clients of pending employee MED badge and business license expiration. Ren was a founding member and co-owner of Kind ReDesigned, a marijuana waste disposal company. He is a current Co-Owner of Saving Earth, Inc.
Ren's participation in the cannabis industry goes well beyond ownership interest in his cannabis businesses. Ren was member of a 4-person cannabis industry waste panel and spoke at the 2017 Cannabis Sustainability Symposium in Denver in October 2017. He was part of a three member team with Kind ReDesigned that was interviewed by Strainwise consulting. Ren has been published in Marijuana Venture Magazine. And, he has contributed to articles in Grow Magazine, Conscious Living, and Cannabis Business Times.
Ren keeps up to date with, and has been successful in influencing marijuana legislation. In the last legislative session, Ren recommended seven marijuana rule changes and was rewarded with the success of three. He has recently testified in front of the Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural Resources at the State Capital in support of the passage of House Bill HB18-1133. He likewise testified in front of the Business, Labor, and Technology Committee in support of the passage of Senate Bill 18-187. The goal of both bills are to make the recycling of marijuana waste within the State of Colorado much easier. And just recently, Ren has been named as Chair to the newly formed Colorado Association of For Recycling (CAFR) Cannabis Waste Reduction Council.
Ren has a BS in Industrial Safety Management from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Mercer University, and a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from Villanova University.
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