New Executives Join Leadership Team at National Cannabis Risk Management Association

by aman

October 14, 2019

The National Cannabis Risk Management Association (NCRMA) officially announced that three new executives have joined the senior leadership team.  The new appointments were made as part of a strategic reorganization aimed at providing the highest quality service possible to NCRMA’s fast-growing membership and appointed broker program.

“We have become the premier risk management/insurance member association in the country and are committed to sustaining that position with talented leaders who will enable us to build on that success,” said Rocco Petrilli, Chairman of the NCRMA Advisory Board.


The new leadership hires include:

  • Tamala J. McBath, Chief Execution Officer (CXO): As CXO of the NCRMA/ Garnet Underwriting Managers, McBath will lead all of the organization’s strategic initiatives in risk management and oversee the launch of the NCRMA’s inaugural membership meeting in 2020. McBath is currently the President of The Regal Group, a Cincinnati-based consulting firm specializing in operational management, business development, sales and marketing training.
  • Jane Holland, Director of Operations, Finance and Administration: Holland is responsible for the launch of the Conway Holdings cannabis insurance and risk management initiatives as part of NCRMA/ Garnet Underwriting Managers. Most recently, she worked in a human resources and controller role for SERVUS Group,
  • Eszter Farkas, Regional Director – West: A veteran law clerk, Eszter will serve a key role in servicing members and appointed brokers in the densely populated western U.S., where the NCRMA is currently experiencing rapid growth.


“We’re excited to bring these three highly-established leaders on board,” said Petrilli. “Each of their roles share a common focus, and that is to build on NCRMA’s mission to make cannabis business owners better consumers of insurance. Together with the rest of our senior leadership team, these talented executives will ensure we continue to provide best-in-class solutions, training, education, advocacy, and other critical benefits necessary to thrive in this emerging industry.”

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