Richard M Batenburg III (Rick) is the co-founder of Cliintel Capital Management Group (CCMG), a venture firm focused on emerging markets in tech and consumer products, and more specifically cannabis. CCMG became the first Qualified Institutional Investment capital firm In Colorado. After three years of playing JR hockey in Canada, Rick graduated, second in his class, at Nichols College where he received a degree in Finance and Business. Rick began his professional career as a wealth management advisor at Merrill Lynch where he managed over $100MM in assets, specializing in IPO and secondary issue buys, with an additional focus on private equity deals.
Rick is extremely excited to be a part of this talented board that is dedicated to improving the lives of humanity across the world. Combining the collective knowledge from the board and the result-driven strategy from Katie Hilborn the resulting infrastructure will foster real change worldwide. “I am so excited to bring whatever value I can to such a passionate women (Katie Hilborn) who has shepherded this organization from just an idea to a tangible infrastructure already helping people across the world,” says Rick.