Root Origins is a grassroots-built wholesale bulk hemp and consumer products company developing, licensing and commercializing an all-natural plant-based line of full spectrum hemp and CBD-infused products.
Based in Roseburg, Oregon, Root Origins is developing a portfolio of safe, affordable and compact supplement products to address a range of health issues, from joint and muscle pain to inflammation, anxiety, sleep disorder and more.
Our customers – like all of us at Root Origins – are committed to nurturing their bodies with only the purest organic foods, beverages and supplements. True to those principles, Root Origins maintains a company culture committed to ‘Seed to Shelf’ transparency allowing anyone the ability to trace the origins of our products right down to their actual roots. That’s Root Origins!
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Chief Compliance OfficerVlad Kapustin is a licensed attorney and Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional with over 30 years of experience bridging multidisciplinary skills and a proven ability converging strategy with legal and regulatory compliance, transaction execution, policy, and risk management. Vlad brings experience managing the legal, regulatory and compliance functions for global healthcare investors assessing GMP-compliant pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution projects in Ukraine and Russia, interfacing with FDA consultation and regulatory evaluation panels for the USAID Medical Technology Transfer Activity Programs.Vlad also contributed 10 years in-house as Associate General Counsel and Chief International Counsel for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, responsible for legal and regulatory compliance matters for non-U.S. life insurance, investment management and financial services operations. Most recently, Vlad was responsible for global investment initiatives and their financial crimes compliance program requirements for The New York Life Investments Group boutiques with more than $565 billion in assets under management. Vlad’s career highlights can be seen on his LinkedIn profile here.
Founder, Chief Operating OfficerEric founded Root Origins (originally called CBD Natural Solutions) in reaction to discovering the restorative power of hemp after breaking his neck in a surf accident. Having immersed himself in plant genetics, Eric now leverages the inherent benefits of cannabinoids to developing novel, high-efficacy products able to help others. Adding to his vast hands-on knolwedge, Eric brings two decades of high-level marketing and brand development experience in establishing Root Origins as a market leader.In a previous life, Eric helped build such prominent events as the Maxim Magazine National Tours, and Playboy’s 50th Anniversary Tour, and such brands as Axe Body Deodorant, Spy Optics, Paul Frank, G&S, Gravity Skateboards, Jen Optics, Asahi Beer and Independent Distillers. Eric’s full background is on his LinkedIn page here.
Chief Executive OfficerA lifelong entrepreneur, Scott has pioneered tech innovation in fields including Media, Finance, Entrepreneurship and Education, but always with a passion for nature and recognition of how far our culture has strayed from its agrarian roots. In business, he is a corporate development specialist and in 1995 helped establish the first online education platform (acquired after IPO by market leader Pearson in 2007). Scott then founded venture catalyst Phabriq Development, a hybrid strategy, media and capital firm.As a volunteer, Scott is a globally recognized voice in Alternative Finance currently serving his 4th term as President & Chair of the Crowdfunding Professional Association – the 501(c)6 trade group responsible for Crowdfunding’s emergence after drafting & lobbying it into the JOBS Act of 2012. Scott is an active speaker in the U.S. and abroad, selected by the US State Department to address European Union Finance Ministers, and has delivered keynote speeches to crowds numbering over 13,000 at national conferences in China, Australia, Russia and India. Scott’s professional biography can be viewed or downloaded by clicking this link.