Forbes reports on  Rob Kelly who made the move to the big city in April……These market demands are not lost on MATTIO Communications, one of the fastest-growing cannabis and lifestyle agencies that represent over 40 of the industry’s leading multi-state operators (MSOs), consumer brands, science companies and tech platforms.

 Earlier this year in April, the New York City-based agency tapped Rob Kelly, the former director of investor relations at Aurora Cannabis to lead its internal IR team. This strategic hiring decision signals both the maturity of the legal cannabis industry and the increasingly cutthroat competition for capital amongst companies that are aiming to expand their market share in this period of economic downturn. Cannabis startups that entered the industry five years ago are now fully in the growth phase of their business and are eager to showcase their attractive balance sheets and market dominance to new investors. 

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