Tice, Jeffery S.
Jeff Tice CPA
Dispensary Founder, Ex Arizona Licensee, MMJ Expertise
Jeff Tice is a proven business leader with over twenty-five years’ experience at the executive level. He is the founder of a dispensary and major cultivation in Tempe, Arizona, has open and provided leadership for multiple dispensaries and grow facilities, in multiple states, and has a practice focused on this nascent industry. He has been an advocate and leader in the cannabis industry for many years. Some successes include:
•Completed /advised on over twenty applications in ten states
•Developed joint venture and other transactional models and management
•Licensed and operated multi-site, multi-state, fully-integrated MMJ licenses
•Completed over fifteen formal/informal reviews from MMJ oversight bodies including, state, federal, local, and police departments.
•Expertise provided for entity governance and structure, management services contracts, legal and litigation support.
•Back office compliance and financial transaction management, and KPI development.
•Advised and executed recapitalizations, exit planning and divestitures.
•280 E, GAAP, GAAS, SEC, and accounting expertise, created transactional framework for compliance, risk mitigation and ease of operations management.
•Cost structuring, cost behavioral analysis, and enterprise cost improvements with implications to value.
•Receiver and litigation support services.
•Valuation and forensic accounting methodology development for the cannabis industry.
•280 E tax and transactional framework creation unique to MMJ industry
Mr. Tice has led corporate leadership teams in developing and executing strategic plans, improving the performance of sales and marketing, maximizing operating results, and cost efficiencies, while mitigating risks. He has presented to board members, senior executive teams, the Department of Education, Wall Street analysts, legal teams, classrooms (as a graduate faculty member and administrator), and large industry organization groups.
He has served on several boards of directors, advisory boards, and provides expertise for corporate governance. Mr. Tice earned his Master of Accountancy at Brigham Young University, is a Certified Public Accountant , Certified Global Management Accountant, and an AICPA Forensics and Valuation Services member.