LabX is comprised of a group of professionals with complementary skills who have come together to fill a gap in the marketplace. Our deep experience with business operations, organizational development, chemical markets, and state-of-the-art technology analytical equipment, coupled with extensive experience with, and understanding of, state and local politics, and community building, will bring us to the forefront of operational and market success.
Chief Executive Officer
Ricardo has over 25 years of business strategy, organizational development and regulatory compliance, and bringing success methodologies to this evolving industry space. Since 1995, Ricardo has worked as an organizational development coach, training and human resources consultant focusing on sports, entertainment and media organizations. In addition to his work with professional sports teams, (NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, USTA, NFL), Ricardo works with corporate Cablevision, HBO, BET, New York Stock Exchange, BURBERRY and many small business clients. He has presented to over 150,000 participants, and over 10,000 professional athletes focusing on professional development and organizational success. He is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, an author and a passionate advocate of Social Equity opportunities. He also addresses organizations, associations, and corporations on the key elements of achieving success both personally and professionally.
Chief Operating Officer
Keith holds two BA degrees in Economics and Finance from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and an MBA from North Carolina Central University (NCCU). He has spent the past 20 years working the healthcare industry for the following fortune 100 companies Merck, Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson. Keith’s work experience includes project management, sales, marketing, mergers and acquisition, global learning and development, design thinking and C-Level strategic plans.
Chief Strategy Officer
A cannabis entrepreneur with a decade of experience and is known as one of the leading cannabis experts. Tyrone started his journey working for Los Angeles’ prominent (pre-ico) medical dispensary Hollyweed, where he earned an opportunity to develop specialized knowledge of retail and commercial cannabis cultivation. Tyrone’s knowledge landed him the position of technical director for the Dutch lighting company Dimlux Lighting where he designed facilities for over 100 cultivators throughout the United States. Additionally, during year one of legalization in California Tyrone’s experience secured three licenses for the company he co-founded, Albert Einstone’s, makers of El Blunto and Simply Stoneade. Tyrone’s brands are currently supported by over 250 retailers throughout California. Tyrone is co-founder of Chill Hill Bean Company, a cannabis seed bank and is regularly testing innovative technologies, products and methodologies in pursuit of perfecting commercial cultivation. Ty is known for developing sound business models and strategies for cannabis entrepreneurs both large and small. For two years, Tyrone has worked very closely with the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission in helping to shape the state’s Social Equity program.
Jessica Landress, Esq.
Vice President of Compliance
Jessica has a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. from Mercer University as a triple major in Political Science, Criminal Justice and Sociology, Jessica has helped numerous companies start their business from the ground up and prepare for their future. Jessica receives outstanding endorsements from all those who cross her path as she is known to go above and beyond. Jessica also has extensive experience in marketing, teaching, digital design, and sales. For two years, Jessica has worked very closely with the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission in helping the state’s Social Equity program train the next cannabis business owners in Massachusetts. and legislation, to tirelessly advocate for all those whose lives have been unfairly persecuted by the War on Drugs.