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Address: 1526 Cole Blvd STE 250, Golden, CO 80401

Email: Nick.Callaio@shfinancial.org

Phone: 720-951-0619

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Company Description

Safe Harbor is one of the first financial services providers to offer reliable access to banking solutions for cannabis, hemp, CBD, and ancillary operators, making communities safer, driving growth in local economies, and fostering long-term partnerships. Safe Harbor, through its partners, serves the regulated cannabis industry and implements the highest standard of accountability, transparency, monitoring, reporting, and risk mitigation measures while meeting BSA obligations in line with FinCEN guidance on CRBs. Over the past seven years, Safe Harbor has processed over $12 billion in transactions with operations spanning 20 states with regulated cannabis markets.

Safe Harbor Financial (Nasdaq: SHFS) seeks to enhance shareholder value not only through exceptional business performance and practices, but also through responsible and effective communication with its shareholders. The latest company information relevant to the individual and institutional investor includes stock price and history, upcoming events and presentations and financial documents. Safe Harbor Financial trades on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol SHFS.

Executive Bios

Sundie Seefried - Chief Executive Officer +

Safe Harbor Financial is the brainchild of Sundie Seefried, CEO of Safe Harbor Financial. A 35-year veteran of the credit union industry, in 2014, she saw that CRBs needed financial services and that Colorado communities would be safer if the new industry had access to banking solutions.

Dan Roda - Chief Operating Officer +

A corporate attorney and serial entrepreneur with degrees from Tulane, Villanova, and the University of Alabama, Dan Roda co-founded and operated Abaca, a cannabis-focused fintech that was acquired by Safe Harbor Financial in 2022. Prior to Abaca, Dan’s legal and professional career included representation of community banks, private lenders, as well as several years originating real estate redevelopment and financing transactions in the retail and hospitality sectors. In the years since, Dan has served on the board of the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association and of the Emerging Markets Coalition, as well as on the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Banking & Financial Services Committee.

Donnie Emmi - Chief Legal Officer +

Donnie Emmi began his professional career working for an investment banking firm on Wall Street. He moved to Colorado in 2008 just as cannabis businesses began to emerge, and for more than 12 years, Donnie’s business has been focused on assisting cannabis companies succeed in a highly regulated and scrutinized environment. As a board member, legal advisor, and business consultant, he regularly provided legal and strategic advice to celebrity brands, publicly traded companies, private equity firms, and financial institutions. Donnie has been working with Safe Harbor since early 2016 as an attorney and advisor.

Tyler Beuerlein – Chief Strategic Business Development Officer +

In his role at Safe Harbor Financial as Chief Strategic Business Development Officer, Tyler leverages his extensive experience in building brands, managing key relationships and strategic partnerships. Tyler has been at the forefront of the cannabis industry over eight years and touches Financial Institutions, Government Officials, Regulatory Bodies and the State Legal Cannabis industry.

Jim Dennedy - Chief Financial Officer +

Jim Dennedy is Chief Financial Officer for SHF Holdings, Inc. (Safe Harbor). In this role, he is responsible for accounting, financing, budgeting and strategy execution. In this role, he is also responsible for Safe Harbor’s product development and management of its online banking products. Prior to this, he served as President and COO for urban-gro, inc. where he was responsible for strategy execution. Prior to urban-gro, Jim served as CFO of Interurban Capital Group, Inc. which invested, developed, and operated a chain of cannabis dispensaries on the West Coast of the United States which Harvest Health and Recreation acquired in March 2020.

We’ve Been Featured!

Safe Harbor Financial has been featured in several media outlets, podcasts, and more.

Take a look at the growing list of prominent features below!

  1. How banking reform could minimize illicit marijuana market
  2. Banking on Green: Mastering the Cannabis Finance Frontier
  3. Rising High: Exclusive talk with financial services for Safe Harbor
  4. The Green Rush: Sundie Seefried, Founder of SHF
  5. What if cannabis banking is DOA?
  6. Senate cannabis bil unveiled with key note expected next week
  7. Cannaibs ETFs boom as HHS recommendation to ease restrictions raises hopes for federal reform
  8. Eight major impacts of reshceduling of marijuana could have on publicly traded cannabis companies
  9. Mastercard Demands Shutdown of Marijuana Buys on its Debit Cards
  10. Sundie Seefried, Founder and President/CEO, Safe Harbor Financial – Thinking outside the bud
  11. SHF, CEO, Sundie Seefried – Highly Objective
  12. Interview Series – My Cannabis
  13. Sundie Seefried on taking her company public and breaking the stigma of cannabis banking
  14. Secrets of fail: Navigating Safe Harbor with Sundie Seefried
  15. SHF | Sundie Seefried – Raising Cannabis Capital
  16. Navigating Steady Success – Interview
  17. How it Started: Cannabis Banking with Sundie Seefried
  18. A Q&A with Sundie Seefried
  19. Sundie Seefried – CEO – Interview
  20. Sundie Seefried: Single-Handedly building Cannabis Banking Regulations
  21. Sundie Seefried on Fintech and Cannabis Industry
  22. Capital for your cannabis company?
  23. Correlation 22
  24. Cannabis Sector Outlook for 2023
  25. Who are colorado’s most influential banking startups impacting finance in 2023
  26. Benzinga Chicago Interviews: Sundie Seefried
  27. SHF reports Q3 Revenue Increase to 2.38M
  28. Safe Harbor Financial’s Strong Q3
  29. Safe Harbor Originates $3 Million First Lien Secured Loan for Multi-tenant Cannabis Industrial Building in California
  30. Safe Harbor Financial Restructures Certain Deferred Consideration Obligations in Connection With 2022 Acquisition of Abaca
  31. Sundie on Monday
  32. $3M Loan from Safe Harbor Financial Fuels THC Beverage Company’s California Launch
  33. Safe Harbor Financial Launches New Line of Credit Products for Cannabis Businesses
  34. Safe Harbor Financial Hits Key Milestone by Helping to Process Over $20 Billion in Cannabis Related Funds
  35. Safe Harbor Financial Expands Lending And Deposit Relationship With Cannabis Multi-State Operator
  36. Safe Harbor Financial Originates $6.7M First-Lien Secured Loan For Global Real Estate Investment Firm
  37. Safe Harbor Financial Originates Real Estate Loans for Tier-One Multi-State Operator
  38. Safe Harbor Financial Q1 Revenue Grows 150% YoY, Surpasses $1.1B In Quarterly Deposits
  39. Safe Harbor Financial Resolves $68.6 Million in Debt Obligations
  40. The Cannabis Industry, With Sundie Seefried of Safe Harbor Financial
  41. Sundie Seefried On Credit Cards And Federal Legalization

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