The Five Pillars and Pitfalls of Cannabis Banking Success

Thursday, March 28, 2024 1 PM ET | 90 Minutes

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Whether you have an established cannabis banking program or are just curious about the industry, it’s essential to know what separates a best-in-class cannabis line of business from all the rest.  Based on experience building and scaling over 150 cannabis banking programs across the U.S., Green Check VP of Knowledge Paul Dunford distills lessons learned into a highly informative webinar presentation, “The Five Pillars and Pitfalls of Cannabis Banking Success.”

During the event, we will discuss common myths surrounding cannabis banking, take a deep dive into strategies currently generating success for our clients, and provide an inside look at how the highest-performing financial institutions find growth and efficiency. 

Topics Covered Include:

  • The Five Pillars of Cannabis Banking Success
  • Best Practices from Implementation to Sales Outreach
  • Why Lending is the Future of Cannabis Banking
  • The Myths Surrounding a Cannabis Line of Business
  • Client Expectations
  • Common Pitfalls of Stalled or Ineffective Programs and Solutions for Success

As always, we will include time for a Q&A at the end of the webinar so you can ask the questions most relevant to you and your institution. 


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

Who Should Attend

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


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.