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Jay Virdi

Jay Virdi
Jay Virdi is chief sales officer for specialty practices at insurance brokerage HUB International, where he is responsible for the growth of HUB’s cannabis specialty practice. His extensive background in sales, operations, and consulting has helped him navigate the intersecting complexities of the insurance and cannabis spaces as he connects clients with the right team of experts to achieve their business goals.

Thrive to Survive with Risk Mitigation Strategies for 2024

The cannabis industry’s rapid expansion continues to present both opportunities and challenges. As the market matures, companies must adapt and strategize to thrive in...
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How to Handle 3 Risks That Slow Growth

With an adverse regulatory environment, labor shortages, supply-chain disruptions, and the ever-present threat of property damage and product recalls, cannabis operators continue to fight...
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6 Cyber Risk Strategies to Protect against Potential Exposures

Many cannabis companies are “green” when it comes to cybersecurity. Like most startups in a fast-growing market, it’s easy for businesses to fall short...
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4 Quick Tips for Creating a 401(k)

Demand for employees continues to grow in the high-flying cannabis industry, but the celebration over such news eases once today’s tight labor market is considered. In...
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Cannabis Business Liability Insurance: Top 4 Risk Categories

The U.S. cannabis industry hit a record $24 billion in sales in 2021. With legalization becoming more common, the industry is poised for another...
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Understanding the Federal SAFE and CLAIM Acts

While some cannabis operations were deemed essential businesses during the COVID-19 lockdown, similar operations a few miles away across a state line were forced...