ACCCE Advisory Board

Our Advisory team remains true to our vision and values, putting the members’ evolving needs at the center of our business and holding up trust and community as the hallmarks of our business.

The Advisory Board’s goals are to build long-term value, including by promoting the sustainability of the Company, and to responsibly address the concerns of other stakeholders, including employees, members, customers, suppliers, governments, local communities and the general public.

Brion Nazzaro, CCCE

Brion Nazzaro currently serves as the president of the Association of Certified Commercial Cannabis Experts. He is a proven internal director and chief compliance officer with extensive experience in anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF), sanctions, international regulatory frameworks, loss prevention, and risk management. He has also worked with MSBs and FinTechs with various charters, both U.S. and international.

Brion holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and MBA concentrated in finance from the University of Denver. In addition, Brion has achieved recognition as a Certified Commercial Cannabis Expert (CCCE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and NACD Governance Fellow.

Dean Herl

Dean Herl is the CEO of Noffsinger Manufacturing Company. Noffsinger Mfg is North America’s largest manufacturer of engineered conveyance products for the agriculture industry.  

Prior to becoming CEO of Noffsinger, Dean held operations and engineering leadership roles domestically and in Asia within Kärcher GmbH. 

Dean holds a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Kansas State University, an MBA from Chadron State College as well as certificates in Lean Management from Ohio State University and Environmental Engineering from University of Nebraska.

Joseph C. Schwecke

Joe retired from NBH Bank, as a Senior VP, Director of Facilities and Security after serving in that capacity for seven years (Sept. 2012 – Dec. 2019). In that role, Joe led the Bank’s fraud investigations, physical security and facilities management teams in protecting the Bank’s employees, clients and assets while improving the Bank’s capabilities to do so utilizing a risk based approach.

Prior to Joe’s employment with NBH Bank, he directed the FBI’s Denver field office criminal and national security cyber investigations for six of his nearly 29 years as a Supervisory Special Agent before retiring in 2012. His varied background in white collar crime, counterintelligence matters, internet crime investigations, and high risk tactical FBI SWAT operations positioned him for leadership and collaboration roles with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and prosecutors.

Joe has a B.S. in Accounting from Butler University.

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Christopher Massey

If you are interested in becoming a part of ACCCE’s team, please see our careers page for current open positions.