Brenda Ristea is the membership coordinator for the National Cannabis Industry Association. She strives to help members to take full advantage of their benefits and explore opportunities to help improve our industry. Prior to joining NCIA, Brenda spent 10 years working at a music venue in Denver. There she was able to hone her customer service skills finding win-win solutions for both customers and management. She graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a BA in Forensic Psychology. A supporter of legalized cannabis for many years, Brenda relocated to Denver in 2005.