Speaker Bio


Obie Strickler

Obie Strickler

CEO, Grown Rogue

Obie Strickler is Co-Founder and CEO of Grown Rogue, a premier cannabis producer with operations in Oregon and Michigan. He founded Canopy Management, LLC in 2015 to consolidate the three medical facilities he had operated since 2006 within one company. Mr. Strickler and his Co-Founder and wife, Sarah, formed Grown Rogue in late 2016 and entered the Oregon recreational cannabis market with a plan to build a multi-national cannabis brand.  

Obie is the Chair of Jackson County (Oregon) Marijuana Advisory Committee. He has a BS in geology, is an Oregon Professional Geologist, worked in the natural resources space, ran a consulting firm, and founded a tech company. This varied experience outside of the cannabis industry has given him a unique insight and a strong set of business skills to help Grown Rogue succeed. Obie and Sarah also spend a lot of their free time giving back to the community.