Meet Our Team
Chief Executive Officer
Kaelan is the founder of Sovereign Vines, America’s only hemp infused wine, In 2017 he secured approval and brought to market the first N.Y. state hemp infused alcohol product. Kaelan specializes in public policy analysis, compliance, brand development, and has a talent for bringing together the right people to navigate the complexities of the emerging N.Y. hemp industry. His vision for C.S.G. is to become a leader in quality, sustainable, and profitable industrial hemp production.
Chief Agricultural Officer
Aldous is an expert in genetic development and cultivation of cannabis. He has a lifetime of experience spearheading commercial growing operations throughout North America. His scientific knowledge combined with years of practical experience has honed his careful approach to the cultivation of industrial hemp. Aldous is excited for the challenge of developing the perfect hemp cultivars acclimated to New York growing environments.
Chief Operations Officer
Jim is the originator of hemp infused wine, breaking out his innovative product in 1997, working with hemp producers in the Netherlands and Germany. He has watched and participated in the development of industrial hemp from a small movement to a billion dollar industry. He has also spent years as a master mechanic and auto racing marshal, bringing his passion for excellence to everything he does. With his experience and invaluable skills, Jim has positioned CSG Hemp to be a front runner in quality, integrity, and results.
Accounting and Financial Adviser
Andrew is a Long Island native who has spent his career building a highly respected accounting firm and political career while investing in various hemp ventures. He has perfected outside forensic accounting at some of the highest levels of government including the White House, The Panama Canal Commission, and U.S. Treasury Department. He has served in the Nevada State Assembly and on the Nevada Economic Forum. In the assembly, he drafted laws that would be used to set up the now booming state cannabis industry. Andrew brings decades of political and accounting experience to serving our clients here and around the world.
Accounting and Financial Adviser
Dana has extensive experience working with companies on developing sound growth strategies. He advises all company decisions on expansion and scaling. Dana is also a minority shareholder.
He has consulted on many high level projects as a Certified Fraud Examiner and partner of Martin LTD. Dana graduated from Binghamton University and received a Masters in Business Administration from Loyola University.
Jamison has an impeccable eye for design and creating innovative branding. He is responsible for creating CSG media; including this website and the partner farmer videos. Jamison works with New York businesses to introduce hemp into their brand.
Jamison has a background in graphic design, budgeted media production, 3D modeling and rendering, photography, and visual effects.
Sarah Buerker is a policy analyst for CSG. She is a recent graduate from Binghamton University, earning her BA in Economics and Sociology. During her college career, she gained experience in journalism and worked for various companies providing analytical support. She is looking forward to New York’s promising sustainable future with hemp at the forefront.