Richie Thorne

Richie Thorne

Advisor of Regulatory Programs

Dama Financial

I was in charge of bank supervision for the Federal Reserve Bank for 18 years and I also have 27 years in total as a bank regulator. As such, my experience and expertise is on what the supervisor expectations are for banks that are thinking about getting involved in banking cannabis and best practices banks should follow. I can share real stories on what some banks did wrong and what some banks did right when they first started banking cannabis. I also can share what the regulators view on banking cannabis is across the country there is still so much confusion on this topic.