Gaynell Rogers has decades of management, publicity and media experience in the music and film industries working as a senior publicist for recording studios, touring performing artists and film companies, such as Lucasfilm and Pixar. She is a twice cancer survivor and was recruited to the cannabis industry in 2009 by Steve DeAngelo of Harborside. She has placed front-page and feature stories in major publications for her clients in every major daily newspaper and broadcast network in the United States and many international outlets. Gaynell secured the creation of the first cannabis mini-series TV show “Weed Wars” on the Discovery Channel in 2010. Her current clients include 420 Games, New West Summit, Power Plant Fitness, Hoban Law Group and Oaksterdam University. She is a passionate New Orleans cook (her birthplace) and has been an active philanthropist for many causes serving on multiple boards throughout her career.