Jesse Peters is a seasoned cannabis entrepreneur and now the founder and CEO of newly formed cannabis investment company Mantis Growth Investments – a multistate, vertically integrated business. Previous to Mantis, Mr. Peters was the CEO and co-founder of Eco Firma Farms, an indoor cannabis cultivation facility designed to operate almost entirely on wind power thus proving that environment and business sustainability are simultaneously possible. The business became the first cannabis business to receive Gold Certification through Portland General Electric’s Green Mountain Energy program. Mr. Peters was the public face of EFF, arguably one of the most recognizable cannabis cultivation brands in Oregon and was interviewed by Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Cannabis Business Times, and many other publications. Jesse remained with Eco Firma Farms through 2018 following its sale to C21 Investments. He is also a founding member of the Oregon Cannabis PAC, the Oregon Cannabis Association, founding board member of the Alliance for Sensible Markets (ASM), and national speaker and ambassador for the cannabis industry. In addition to his work in the cannabis industry, Mr. Peters spent 22 years in the Marine Corps retiring in 2017. He also continues to serve as a career Firefighter for Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue in Tigard, Oregon.