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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Registration: 11:45 AM


CPE Credits

  • 1.00 CPE Credits in SK


  • $25.00 - Member
  • $39.00 - Non Member
Two issues top of mind for people working in or contemplating work in the cannabis industry are banking and insurance. Our presenters work with cannabis clients and will share their insights and experiences on how to navigate this blooming industry in the Garden State.

Designed For

CPAs interested in learning more about the Cannabis Industry in New Jersey


Banking Issues and Alternatives
Larry Lipman, eXPO

Some estimate that the value of the cannabis industry within New Jersey could be as high as $1 billion. With all of this money at stake, the financial industry must prepare for the fiscal implications of legal cannabis. Larry Lipman is the CEO of eXPO, a company based in Colorado that works in a unique area between government and business. Please join us for his experiences in this rapidly expanding industry.

Insurance Update
Holly DeLorenzo, Hardenberg Insurance Group

Hear the latest trends in the insurance industry. Learn:

  • What carriers are writing in the industry
  • What coverage your clients should have in place
  • Why D&O coverage is so important to have and why a lot of carriers stopped writing it for the cannabis industry

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Holly DeLorenzo

Holly DeLorenzo
Hardenbergh Insurance Group

Holly DeLorenzo works as an Outsourced Risk Manager for Hardenbergh Insurance Group. Her role is to work with mid-sized companies helping them to establish policies and procedures to manage and mitigate their risks. Holly primarily has work with the Construction industry as she is the former Chairmen for Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), NJ chapter and has been a member for over ten years. She joined ABC when she worked at USA Payroll because her company was one of the few software systems that could automate the process of prevailing wage payroll reports. While working at USA Payroll she helped set up the communication between Worker’s Comp insurance carriers and the payroll software so that Worker’s Comp pay-as-you-go could be offered.

Recently, her focus has shifted to the Cannabis industry, because she has seen firsthand the positive impact medical marijuana has had on people close to her. She is dedicated to researching the insurance market to find the best carriers and policies for the industry. Holly is a member of Women Grow, an organization focused on female leadership in the cannabis industry and NJ Cannabusiness Association whose mission is to promote jobs and growth in a sustainable and responsible cannabis industry.

Holly resides in South Jersey with her husband Pete, two daughters Sophia and Camille and their puppy Chip.

Larry Lipman

Larry Lipman
Alliance Financial Network, Inc.

Larry Lipman created eXPO, the electronic eXchange POrtal to bring a disruptive suite of financial technologies to its members (business and consumers), particularly in bank challenged industries. The company exchanges currency for its Member only eXPO credit backed by USD in tier one banks. The company allows its members to transfer eXPO credit from consumer to consumer, consumer to business and business to business. AFN works with government, industries and businesses in a Member network of businesses and consumers. Members have access to traditional banking services when paying to non eXPO Members.

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