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Dan Farrell, Owner / Managing Partner


Dan Farrell is the Owner and Managing Partner of Silver Star Protection Group.  He is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and general management of the company, as well as designing and implementing business strategies and policies that drive the company’s culture and vision. 

Dan is the former president of a multi-state operator of cannabis licenses with a mission to advance wellness, improve lives, and provide safe and informed access to cannabis.  He was responsible for the vison, strategic planning, leadership, and oversight of all operations in strictly regulated medical and recreational cannabis markets. His experience and leadership have been focused on designing and operating best in class cannabis operations, health, and wellness solutions, providing outstanding service, and driving profitable revenue growth.  Expertise and proven results in medical/recreational marijuana business operations, building effective and efficient teams and working with government entities and regulators.  Responsible for spearheading the successful application team that was awarded five licenses in Missouri.  In 2015, Dan was part of an Illinois-based team that won two licenses in original medical licensure.  

Dan brings an extensive knowledge of the financial services and banking industry. Prior to Silver Star Protection Group, Dan was a managing director at a multi-strategy hedge fund responsible for the coordination of all marketing efforts, which included business development, investor relations and external communications for the firm. He also worked in the mortgage industry at Decision One Mortgage, a division of HSBC, as well as a strategic account executive at Experian Information Solutions where he consulted with top tier banking relationships. Dan began his career as a program manager of a diagnostic home for abused and neglected children at Maryville Academy, the largest child/adolescent care organization in Illinois.    

Dan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loras College. 

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