Stanton L. Fischer

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Stan Fischer

Senior Vice President

Stanton Fischer joins Franklin Global, Inc. as Senior Vice President following a 20-year career in the FBI. His FBI career started in Los Angeles where he was assigned to national security matters, including espionage, counterintelligence and counter-proliferation investigations.

He then served a joint-duty assignment with the CIA, conducting a variety of intelligence collection missions. Afterwards he was assigned to Denver, where he managed the FBI’s human intelligence program.

Mr. Fischer also served as the supervisor of the FBI’s Crimes Against Children program. He completed his FBI career as the supervisor of all physical and technical surveillance resources, consisting of multiple physical surveillance teams, aviation assets, technical collection resources, and communication personnel.

Mr. Fischer served overseas in furtherance of the FBI anti-terrorism mission. His assignments included FBI Liaison in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2002 following the 9/11 Terrorism attacks. In 2012 he traveled to Cambodia to provide tactical training to the Cambodian National Counter-terrorism Special Forces.

In 2016 he was assigned as the FBI Liaison to U.S. Special Forces Command Europe, and in 2017 he was detailed to the Federal Police Office of Germany (Bundeskriminalamt) anti-terrorist unit.

Mr. Fischer served in the FBI Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) program in Los Angeles and Denver. As a SWAT Team Leader and member for over 11 years, he conducted a variety of high-risk warrants, fugitive arrests (including the arrest of an FBI Top Ten fugitive), and joint operations with federal and local law enforcement agencies.

He gained extensive experience planning, coordinating and executing complex tactical missions. He conducted security protection details for the Attorney General and FBI Director. In addition, he established and implement security operations in support of several high-profile protection assignments including the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, collegiate football national championships, and the World Series.

Mr. Fischer is a certified FBI Adjunct Instructor for Intelligence and Counterintelligence. Mr. Fischer obtained certification as a Technically Trained Agent, responsible for selecting and installing covert cameras, microphones, tracking devices, and cellular tracking. He is a certified Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Tactical, SWAT and Chemical Agent Instructor.

Prior to the FBI, he served as a Colorado Springs Police Department Police Officer, and U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence Officer. Mr. Fischer is a recipient of the FBI’s Medal of Excellence.

Andrew Ellis
Angie O’Keefe
Ashley Grace
Dani Staley
David Nagel
Eric Singular
Halston Puchek
Jeff Frazier
Stan Fischer
Tian Scherer

Andrew Ellis

Operations Lead

Andrew Ellis is an established operations leader with an extensive work history assisting both public and private sector clients to navigate strategic, regulatory, and operational challenges. He has led projects for clients in highly regulated industries including cannabis, alcohol, energy, finance, healthcare, and transportation.

Angie O’Keefe

Angie O’Keefe comes to GPS with nearly 25 years of operational and financial experience. She spent the last seven years running operations for private equity-backed software companies, which included establishing best practices across sales, finance, marketing, customer success, and other functional areas, as well as integrating eight acquisitions across four different platform investments.

Ashley Grace

General Manager

Ashley Grace is a consumer packaged goods industry veteran who has worked with most of the top Food and Beverage companies at some point, has been a part of 4 David Ogilvy Award winning (Campbell Soup, Pepperidge Farm, Brown Forman, Career Education), was recognized for Innovation Leadership by PepsiCo, and spoke twice at Nestle’s Global Digital Marketing Summit.

Dani Staley

Business Development Manager

Danielle Staley’s entry into the cannabis space began as an executive assistant to the CEO of a consulting firm specializing in cannabis.

David Nagel

VP of Global Development for Asia-Pacific

David J. Nagel is VP of Global Development for Asia-Pacific Opportunities and has extensive experience in highly regulated industries including liquor, consumer packaged supply chain goods, oil and gas, hemp, gaming, zoning/construction law, broadband, tax mitigation and securities, with experience in an array of areas

Eric Singular

Marketing Director

Eric’s path into the hemp industry began in the agricultural sector, heading up marketing for the leading North American provider of AOSCA certified hemp seed, Bija Hemp. Eric brings a unique perspective to the entire industrial hemp supply chain.

Halston Puchek

Marketing and Business Development

Halston Puchek became a pioneer in Colorado’s medical marijuana industry since its formation in 2009, sitting on local and national panels, hosting political events, providing locations for industry networking gatherings, advocating, and volunteering; She also operated one of the first vertically integrated, licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Boulder, Colorado.

Jeff Frazier

Consultant

Jeff Frazier advises individuals and companies doing business in Latin America, primarily Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Argentina.

Stan Fischer

Senior Vice President

Stanton Fischer joins Franklin Global, Inc. as Senior Vice President following a 20-year career in the FBI. His FBI career started in Los Angeles where he was assigned to national security matters, including espionage, counterintelligence and counter-proliferation investigations.

Tian Scherer

Project Manager

An integral part of the California Cannabis industry for nearly a decade, a veteran retail operations expert, and renowned writer, Tian has made quite an impact on the cannabis industry.