CEO & Founder, Global Hemp Association
Mandi Kerr is the CEO and Founder of the Global Hemp Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to growing the Industrial Hemp industry by elevating standards and highlighting leaders through Broadcast Media. She’s interviewed over 200 industry professionals—an up-to-date library of what’s going on in the industry as it happens. A knowledge base that’s extensive and diverse. The key is relationships. Mandi brings farmers, manufacturers, and other industry experts together to strengthen the hemp supply chain and educate each other. With 10+ years of sales, event promotion, marketing, and networking experience, she can identify and develop opportunities in an ever-evolving industry.
The Global Hemp Association (GHA) is a membership organization of hemp professionals, in roles throughout the hemp industry including farmers, manufacturers, supply
chain experts, finance, and more. The organization is based in the United States, with members all over the world. GHA supports efforts to change, replace, and create laws and regulations to improve the hemp industry. The GHA mission is “to build a secure, transparent, and trusted infrastructure that encourages collaborative connection between farmers, processors, manufacturers, and markets”. Global Hemp Association’s member platform, Hemp Hallway, is a robust platform that allows members to search content, make connections and stay up to date on the latest news.
In 2022, GHA partnered with crop consultants, universities and other various professionals to host National Fiber Variety Seed Trials in 10 states, 10 genetics, and 6 regions to help secure and scale the supply chain for Industrial Hemp.