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2019 Speaker Line Up

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Jason Eargle

Partner, Brackish Solutions, LLC, City Roots and Cannetics

Jason is an entrepreneur with a background in finance and project management. Following in his father’s footsteps, after a decade working for the Department of Defense, he returned the agricultural sector after being nominated to serve as Chair of the Strategic Partnership Committee of the State Extension Advancement Council in 2016. Since earning his MBA from Clemson University in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2016, he has worked to become a leader in industrial hemp production in South Carolina by joining forces with his partners and pushing through the key legislation that provided for the inaugural Industrial Hemp Pilot Program in 2017.


Don Palmer

Specialty Oil Extractors

Don Thomas focuses on the process of extraction with his company Specialty Oil Extractors and has worked all over the nation to develop processes and make connections for hemp oil extraction opportunities.

Vanessa Elsalah

Ag Outreach Specialist, SC Department of Agriculture

Vanessa Elsalah is an Agriculture Outreach Specialist within the Consumer Protection Division of the SC Department of Ag.

Lucas Snyder

Event Emcee and Executive Director - SC Hemp Farmers Association

Lucas Snyder is a founder and the Executive Director for South Carolina Hemp Farmers Association. Lucas has been working with hemp since 2014 from his time at The Citadel where he entered and won a school wide business plan competition promoting a hemp based business. Since graduation in 2015, Lucas has been traveling the continent to learn more about hemp cultivation and bring that knowledge back to South Carolina to give South Carolina farmers and industry a boost with this new industrial crop.