February Cannabis Banking Bootcamp

Green Check’s Cannabis Banking Bootcamp is a two-hour intensive course, followed by a half-hour optional special topics session, that prepares banking professionals to engage with the legal cannabis industry.

Thursday, February 29, 2024 1 PM ET | 150 Minutes

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Taught by Green Check’s subject matter experts and regulatory professionals who have worked with over 150+ community, regional, and national financial institutions to develop compliant, efficient, and profitable cannabis programs, this webinar gives you practical insight into the realities of banking the cannabis industry. 

Additionally, we will host another 30-minute segment featuring a special guest from a financial institution with a successful cannabis line of business.  Learn more about the opportunities and obstacles of banking the industry through the lens of an institution supporting cannabis accounts

The Fundamentals of Cannabis Banking (120 minutes)

  • Essential terminology: cannabis/marijuana/hemp, THC/CBD
  • The cannabis market opportunity in the U.S.
  • Defining cannabis businesses and identifying their needs
  • Federal and state cannabis law, guidance, and regulations
  • FinCEN’s marijuana banking guidance: what you need to know
  • Locating and onboarding cannabis businesses
  • Ongoing monitoring and working with your examiner


  • Copies of all presentation materials
  • 90-day access to the recording 

The Stats

Since we launched our Cannabis Banking Bootcamp in 2021, we have hosted nearly 3,000 banking professionals seeking to learn more about the industry from over 1,000 financial institutions.

Who Should Attend:

  • Board members
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Compliance and risk officers
  • Branch operations managers
  • Business development teams
  • Lending officers
  • Marketing and communications teams


Stacy Litke

VP, Banking Programs, Green Check

Stacy Litke, VP of Banking Programs leads the client facing cannabis banking teams at Green Check.  Stacy has decades of experience in banking and has seen the financial services industry from the seats of Community Banker, FinTech Leader and Technology Consultant. In her role at Green Check, she and her team have developed best practices for banking the cannabis industry through working with more than one hundred financial institutions as they work to evaluate and implement cannabis banking programs, and conversations with regulators and examiners.

Paul Dunford

Co-Founder and VP of Knowledge, Green Check

Paul is a co-founder of Green Check Verified, where he is the VP of Knowledge. Paul oversees the development and management of compliance programs for Green Check Verified’s clients, with a focus on state-level compliance as well as compliance around federal guidance.

Renee Jaworek

VP, BSA Officer, CAMS, Main Street Bank

Renee has been in retail banking for 22 years and is responsible for Main Street Bank's Secrecy Act (BSA) department, ensuring the bank's customers meet regulatory guidelines which includes the cannabis business space.