Mr. Bradley is the Executive Director and co-founder of the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA). He is responsible for public policy advocacy and political strategy at the state and local levels. Mr. Bradley is highly skilled in creating campaign messaging, demographic targeting, and public policy development.
Before joining CCIA, Mr. Bradley was the President of BCI Solutions, a Medical Cannabis Strategic Consulting firm. He is considered an “outside the box” strategist whose hard-driving style has earned him a reputation as one of the leaders in California's cannabis industry.
Mr. Bradley’s served as a spokesman and advisor to the Yes on Prop 19 Campaign and was a public policy advisor to CSPARC (Committee for Safe Patient Access to Regulated Cannabis) in Sacramento County, California.
He has represented his clients interests before government bodies, while developing numerous contacts in state and local government. Mr. Bradley is often sought out to provide policy advice to public officials from around the state. He has consulted with numerous California lawmakers throughout the state and local levels and has testified on of behalf of legislation being introduced into the California State Legislature.
In 2010 Mr. Bradley founded Lawmen Protecting Patients, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit advocacy organization consisting of retired and disabled members of the law enforcement community who have become medical cannabis patients and now advocate on their behalf.
Mr. Bradley also brings with him 10 years of education and experience in law enforcement and defense investigation. He has worked as a city Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff and Criminal Defense Investigator. During his time in law enforcement he received extensive specialized training and has conducted numerous criminal investigations. Contact Nate via email at email@example.com
Khurshid Khoja is the founder and Principal of Greenbridge Corporate Counsel, a business law firm which advises start-ups, established businesses and other social enterprises within the legal cannabis industry and ancillary industries. Greenbridge represents clientele from across sectors in the legal cannabis industry: non-profit advocacy organizations, medical marijuana collectives, consulting firms, publishing companies, consumer electronics manufacturers, infused products producers, agricultural equipment manufacturers, software companies, trade associations and others. Khurshid currently serves on the founding Boards of the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) and the Illinois Cannabis Industry Association, and as General Counsel to the CCIA. While serving as The ArcView Group’s counsel, Khurshid helped ArcView CEO Troy Dayton launch the ArcView Investor Network, the legal cannabis industry’s first private investment network — providing advice on securities laws compliance, drafting membership and other critical path agreements.
In 2003, Mr. Bradley started his career in the United States Army serving as a Combat Medic. Upon achieving the rank of Sergeant, he oversaw multiple medical clinics, both in state and overseas until 2007. After leaving the service he went on to consulting and managing multiple promotional and marketing campaigns for a variety of national brands throughout the country. Upon returning to his hometown in Sacramento in 2011, he redirected his focused to follow his passion and became involved with social justice issues impacting local and regional communities in which began researching the impacts public policy reform. Soon after this he joined the founding of the California Cannabis Industry Association in 2013 where he is now the Director of Operations
Public Safety Director
Steve spent over 21 years in public service with the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, culminating in his promotion to Lieutenant at Pelican Bay State Prison where he received a Heroism Award, and the Governor’s Safety Award.
With certifications in homicide investigations, emergency management and leadership training, Steve’s public sector career included an appointment as Court Liaison where he achieved a record-setting 100% conviction rate.
After retiring from state service, Steve went on to serve as a court appointed investigator where he continued to serve the public assisting with expert witness testimony and criminal investigations. In addition, Steve has over a decade of strategic planning, sales training and site security expertise in the private sector.
Most recently, he was appointed Public Safety Director for the California Cannabis Industry Association where he works with public safety officials throughout the state to ensure an orderly and productive relationship between cannabis businesses and the jurisdictions in which they operate.
Amy O’Gorman Jenkins
As an influential government affairs professional, Amy Jenkins has over 20 years of experience in legislative, public affairs and campaign experience at the federal, state and local levels. She has specific expertise in matters involving local government, revenue and taxation, the political reform act, public safety, water policy, environmental regulation and medical cannabis policy reform. She excels in developing legislative, political, communications and campaign strategies for businesses, local government agencies and professional associations.
Amy joined Platinum Advisors in November 2014 where she manages a divers client portfolio that includes the County of Orange, the Personal Care Products Council, the California Cannabis Industry Association and Ygrene Energy Fund.
Prior to joining Platinum, Amy served as chief of staff to State Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) where she planned and directed all administrative, financial, and operational activities for the Senator’s Capitol and District offices; represented the Senator with other Legislators, government officials, stakeholder groups, and members of the public; and managed all communications and information flow.
Prior to joining the Senator’s Office, Amy served as Legislative, Intergovernmental and Public Affairs Officer for the County of Solano. During her tenure at the County, Amy’s many successes included the development of a legislative strategy to establish the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as a National Heritage Area (NHA). These efforts led to the successful introduction of federal legislation by Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congressman John Garamendi. She also worked closely with the State Legislature and community stakeholders, as the County sought to implement AB 109 Public Safety Realignment.
Prior to joining the County, Amy served as the director of the League of California Cities’ nationally recognized grassroots program. During her 7 years as program director, Amy led a team of 17 professionals through a number of successful statewide ballot measure campaigns to protect local government revenues and authority including: “No on Prop. 90” in 2006, “No on Prop. 98 and Yes on Prop. 99”, both in 2008; and “Save Your City”; a campaign launched in 2009 to prevent additional raids of local government revenue by state lawmakers.
Amy began her grassroots work in 2003 during the League’s historic Prop. 1A. Sponsored by the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties, Prop. 1A enjoyed bi-partisan support from over 600 statewide and local organizations, as well as hundreds of individual supporters. Prop. 1A passed with 83.7 percent approval by California voters in 2004.
Prior to her work at the League, Amy worked in the California State Assembly as a legislative aide to then-Assembly Member Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana); committee consultant to the Assembly Business & Professions Committee; and field representative to former Assembly Member Valerie Brown (D-Sonoma).
Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1995.