Full Name
Kaelan Castetter
Job Title
Managing Director
Castetter Cannabis Group
Speaker Bio
Kaelan has been in the New York hemp industry since 2015 as the founder of Sovereign Vines: America’s Only Hemp Infused Wine – a restart of his father’s venture from 1997. Over the past several years, he has led large-scale hemp cultivation operations that included 16 farms throughout New York. He was also the CEO of Empire Standard in charge of building out a compliant cannabinoid hemp manufacturing operation in Binghamton.

Kaelan is now the Managing Director of the Castetter Cannabis Group, an advisory firm focused on helping entrepreneurs understand complex regulations, developing sound strategies for market entrance, and providing government relations to municipal, legislative, and regulatory bodies. He is a co-founder of the New York Cannabis Growers & Processors Association, the state’s largest trade group where he now serves in a consultant role developing policy suggestions on behalf of its more than 300 members.
Kaelan Castetter