About Us

Meet The Team!

 

Brad Zusman, Founder & CEO 

American Entrepreneur, Brad Zusman is the Founder and CEO of Mellow Vibes, he has been a long-time advocate for cannabis and Entrepreneur since he opened Oregon's premiere medical dispensary: Canna Daddy’s.  With decades of food manufacturing experience, he has been able to apply unrivaled stealth and quality to the production facility, scaling to X Jellies produced a day and white label manufacturing for some of the most reputable brands in the industry.  

Christina Zusman, Co-Founder & Finance

Joseph Lanzarin, Chief Strategy Officer

Joseph Lanzarin is the CSO for Mellow Vibes, where he manages business development, sales, marketing and overall growth. He has worked on a global level in the cannabis industry managing budgets in excess of $3M for several multi-state operators. Joseph has a knack for developing an expanded sense of what's possible, he is a passionate product enthusiast and dedicated to establishing cannabis as a force for good. 

Tucker Lynch, Chief Operating Officer

Tucker Joined the Cannabis industry prior to recreational legalization in 2015 and was the purchaser and operations manager of Cannadaddy’s Wellness center while the emerging retail setting struggled to get a solid footing, as operations manager, Tucker oversaw the day-to-day operations and was instrumental in the development of a custom-built point of sale software tailored specifically for the rapidly changing compliance environment. Tucker facilitated the multi-million-dollar sale and acquisition of the business which fueled the growth and expansion of Mellow Vibes. Most recently, He served as a district manager for a large Portland based cannabis retail company managing 11 stores, 7 acquisitions and over 150 employees. Prior to his entry into the legal cannabis industry Tucker Served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps where he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He coordinated, planned, and executed joint operations culminating in multiple world scale counterinsurgency operations. His familiarity with change and experiential retail makes for a uniquely apt skill set in the legal cannabis industry. 

 

Ryan Smith, General Manager, GVC Founder 

 

Amy Milder, Chief Financial Officer 

Amy Milder is the Financial Controller for Mellow Vibes, where she manages the company's finances. Prior to Mellow Vibes, Amy spent several years as Director of Accounting for New Mexicann Natural Medicine. During her tenure she was instrumental in building the financial infrastructure and policies and procedures of the company. Amy also spent 2 years working in public accounting as a Not-for-profit auditor, tax preparer, and small business advisor. Outside of work, Amy runs an Etsy shop with over 11,000 sales, takes regular road trips, and loves to read. Amy received her BS in Accounting from Colorado State University. 

History:

Founded in 2017 in Oregon with a September 2020 launch in Nevada. Family owned and operated without any outside investment and over 60% female employees. 

Our Mission:

Mellow Vibes mission is to create self-fulfilling lives through reliable products and ignite opportunity by spreading the power of the VIBE. For more than two decades, we have been in the manufacturing industry focused on high quality artisanal small-batch products. The Mellow Vibes brand represents an obsession for crafting delicious edibles & elixirs that evoke experiences to inspire and connect us all.