Doug Esposito has been a Property & Casualty Specialist with AssuredPartners, and industry leader in multi-faceted insurance programs and risk management since 2002. Doug leads the firm’s Cannabis Practice with specific expertise in these industries. Doug’s current cannabis & hemp practice clients include indoor/outdoor cultivators, manufacturers, distribution companies, dispensaries, non-storefront delivery, labs and property owners, so he knows what challenges are facing the growing industry and is skilled at providing solutions.
Doug currently serves as the Co-Chair of the California Cannabis Industry Associations’ (CCIA) Risk Management committee and serves on the National Cannabis Industry Associations’ (NCIA) Risk Management & Insurance Committee. He understands the importance and need to educate the public on the benefits of cannabis and hemp both medicinally and economically.
Doug has been an active member in the cannabis community for the past 8+ years. With his broad knowledge of the industry and innovative mind, Doug has been asked to speak at a variety of events including Columbia University Master of Professional Studies in Insurance Management “Ensure the Future”, the Sonoma County Growers Alliance, CCIA’s 2nd & 3rd & 4th Annual Policy Conferences, Insurance Business American’s Cover Cannabis 2017 & 2018 Conference, Ganjapreneur.com’s Podcast along with the Department of Insurance’s Cannabis Public Hearings 2017 and was recently recognized as one of 2019’s Hot 100 Brokers by Insurance Business America.