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The Crew

Our accomplished executive team, composed of seasoned professionals, each bringing a wealth of expertise and a shared commitment to navigating through the ever-changing tides of the financial industry, all while keeping our clients’ interests at the forefront of our voyage.

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.

About Sundie Seefried

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.

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