Co-Founder and CEO
Evan Eneman, a serial entrepreneur, advisor, and investor, is the founder of several leading ventures steering the cannabis industry today. He is the co-founder and CEO of ELLO and National Cannabis Practice leader for MGO/ELLO, an alliance of professional services firms providing capital markets and M&A advisory, tax, assurance, consulting, staffing and outsourcing services to a few hundred clients in the cannabis industry. He is also the founder and CEO of Fiorello, a cannabis branding and marketing agency. After co-founding and running Casa Verde Capital for several years, Eneman launched Sands Lane Capital, a purpose-driven venture capital firm focusing on opportunities in the cannabis and hemp industries.
Prior to his work in the cannabis industry, Eneman served as a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP for 12 years between New York and Los Angeles, advising clients on assurance, operations, strategy, cyber-security and privacy, working with marquee brands and leading Fortune 100 companies. Eneman was selected by the firm to serve as the representative for the SoCal market for Project Belize, PwC’s innovative international development leadership program focused on financial literacy and environmental sustainability. Eneman’s early career was diverse with leadership roles in an array of categories including music, entertainment, and hospitality, where he developed and oversaw operations and production processes for boutique creative firms in New York and Los Angeles.
Eneman has served as an executive team member and the director of marketing and public relations at Minds Matter of Los Angeles, a program that helps to provide academically gifted, inner-city students from low-income families the opportunity to reach their full potential. Today, Eneman is the president of the Wharton Club of Southern California and co-founder and board member of the Wharton Alumni Angel Network.