Founder & COO of Mary and Main
A Prince George’s County native, Hope has always been passionate about serving her community. After graduating from Spelman College with a degree economics degree and spending a year at SunTrust as an Equity Institutional Sales Analyst, Hope decided to continue striving for excellence by pursuing her dreams of entrepreneurship. With her financial and banking background, Hope founded her company, CHA Inc., on the foundation of her vision to create opportunity for minorities who have been disproportionately affected by the war on drugs.
Hope Wiseman became the youngest Black woman dispensary owner in the United States with the opening of Mary and Main dispensary in Prince George’s County, Maryland in Fall 2018.
In addition to federal and state regulations, increasingly local municipalities are taking a stand. Some are taking measures to attract these new industries to grow their tax base, while others are tightening regulation even further. Hear from local officials with differing points of view on how these emerging industries will shape – or not shape […]