President at GreenCELL™
Dan @NJ.Hemp.Farmer Watkins, is a 25 year International Bank, Farm and International Capital Markets retired Senior Executive. Dan is a 4th generation combat veteran (Naval Special Warfare), who studied biology at Coastal Carolina University, before entering the financial advisory space at the turn of the millennia.
After a pedigree career with global organizations such as Nasdaq, Reuters and Moody’s rating tens of thousands of publicly traded companies, and providing business intelligence on millions, whilst helping governments on several continents with compliance and risk mitigation, he saw how the farmer and the ability to farm were in need of advancement. Dan retired in 2018 from farm banking and entered the New Jersey Cannabis program as the first Hemp Farm Company “SOLCELL CBD”
In 2020 Dan started GreenCELL who’s General Counsel and Chairman, Edward N. Tobias, Esq. was successful in securing one of, if not the very first federal cannabis permits in US History in the USDA NJ Hemp program #34_001. He looks after all aspects of a farm and it’s businesses from market positioning, operations, compliance, product development revenues and investments. Dan is here to help give insight into the process for entrepreneurs, veterans, women in business and the biological advancements of plant based health for all life