Mr. Ison a Managing Director heading up the Health and Wellness practice for the Sterling-Rice Group – a Boulder, CO based advertising and consulting agency. Prior he was Chief Marketing Officer for Columbia Care, one of the largest multi-state operators of medical cannabis and CBD. He has over 18 years of brand marketing experience working on some of the world’s most iconic brands such as Pepsi, Band-Aid and Clorox Bleach. Prior to joining Columbia Care, Bryant led innovation and brand building activities at PepsiCo, Johnson and Johnson, and the Clorox Company. Bryant began his career as a volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps serving in Mali, West Africa.
What area(s) of focus would you most like to address with your mentees?
Marketing and Innovation.
How do you plan to structure your monthly meetings?
Individual 1:1 meetings monthly with one group meeting monthly.
Finally, who would be an ideal mentee for you in this program, given your areas of expertise and experience?
Someone who is developing and launching a product.