Darien Dash is one of the nation’s most highly sought-after strategic advisors. He is an active advisor to C-suite executives, government officials, hedge funds, private and commercial banks, professional athletes, entertainers, entrepreneurs, ultra-high net worth investors, and multi-family offices. Described as a visionary and high-bandwidth thinker, Dash helps his clients “see around the corners” on their roads ahead, identifying high-potential opportunities, potential threats, high- value strategic partnerships, and structured financing solutions.
His three decades of professional experience span a wide range of industries and is concentrated at present in strategic planning and capital markets access in the Media, Entertainment, Sports, and Cannabis industries. Mr. Dash was among the first to identify and act upon the substantial long-term commercial potential of the legal cannabis industry, having structured and advised several leading Cannabis funds and consumer-facing brands. Mr. Dash has participated in the acquisition of over a dozen licenses in the processing, cultivation, and retail verticals in California, Colorado, and Oregon. He continues his involvement by advising several leading brands as they chart their course ahead toward national consolidation of THC operations and migrate their brand strategies from THC to CBD.
Mr. Dash has served on several prominent Regional and National Boards over his career including:
· MOUSE (Making Opportunities for Upgrading Schools and Education)
· The National Urban League
· Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America
· The New York New Media Association
· USC NY Regional Alumni Committee
· The Jack Brewer Foundation
· Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated