Green & Grow Inc. (GGI) is pleased to announce that, effective today, Alan Sobba has been appointed as President & CEO of Green & Grow Inc. In this role he will provide the key leadership and business vision for GGI.
Mr. Sobba previously acted as a consultant to GGI and was part of the group which invested into GGI during its first major funding round. Mr. Sobba has more than twenty-five years experience in a variety of public policy and leadership positions in agriculture, finance and sports. As a farmer and businessman, Mr. Sobba has a unique perspective on product expectations and the significant market opportunities for GGI and its products.
Most recently, Mr. Sobba was Chief Policy and Communications Officer for a startup financial clearinghouse in New York. Mr. Sobba was instrumental in securing the regulatory approval for the business and working closely with many large industry participants. Mr. Sobba has also worked in many public policy roles in Washington, DC, including his own consultation business, that require a seasoned skill set to accomplish policy goals in a timely fashion while building consensus with numerous parties. These include the National Cattlemens Beef Association, Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Sobba Public, LLC.
Mr. Sobba received a J.D. from the University of Kansas, a M.B.A. from Arizona State University and a B.S. in Agronomy from Kansas State University. He held student leadership positions during each tenure. Mr. Sobba operates a several hundred acre a family farm near Garnett, Kansas raising corn, soybeans and wheat.