Mónica Taher  Managing Partner  With over twenty years of experience in the entertainment business development, sales and marketing fields, IBM hired her to spearhead business intelligence in Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. Mónica is a former executive at Getty Images Latin America, the leading digital content producer in the world. She is a social media influencer in the tech and personal finance spaces. She is a Managing Partner at Business Taps, a consultant agency connecting cannabis entrepreneurs with prime commercial locations real estate locations and investment opportunities. She holds a Master’s degree in Cinema & Media Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Farsi.

Mónica Taher
Managing Partner

With over twenty years of experience in the entertainment business development, sales and marketing fields, IBM hired her to spearhead business intelligence in Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. Mónica is a former executive at Getty Images Latin America, the leading digital content producer in the world. She is a social media influencer in the tech and personal finance spaces. She is a Managing Partner at Business Taps, a consultant agency connecting cannabis entrepreneurs with prime commercial locations real estate locations and investment opportunities. She holds a Master’s degree in Cinema & Media Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Farsi.

  Melanie Torbert  Managing Partner  With over thirty years of operations and design experience, Melanie is a seasoned executive in the real estate, garment and cannabis industries. She is a Managing Partner at Business Taps, a consultant agency connecting cannabis entrepreneurs with prime commercial real estate locations and investment opportunities. As a real estate agent, she worked in the Orange County area selling mostly high-end properties and working as an appraiser. Melanie has also worked in several areas of the cannabis industry as a consultant including cultivation and edibles.

Melanie Torbert
Managing Partner

With over thirty years of operations and design experience, Melanie is a seasoned executive in the real estate, garment and cannabis industries. She is a Managing Partner at Business Taps, a consultant agency connecting cannabis entrepreneurs with prime commercial real estate locations and investment opportunities. As a real estate agent, she worked in the Orange County area selling mostly high-end properties and working as an appraiser. Melanie has also worked in several areas of the cannabis industry as a consultant including cultivation and edibles.

  Will Salao  Managing Partner  Will  is a former Supervising Agent in Charge with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage ControL (ABC). During his 20 year tenure with ABC, Will worked with numerous city, county, state and federal agencies throughout California, helping hundreds of businesses in the complicated state licensing process. Will is now the managing member of Canned Heat, LLC, a risk management and liquor license consulting firm. Will has a bachelors of science degree in criminal justice from California State University Long Beach and holds advanced leadership and management certificates from The California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training.

Will Salao
Managing Partner

Will  is a former Supervising Agent in Charge with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage ControL (ABC). During his 20 year tenure with ABC, Will worked with numerous city, county, state and federal agencies throughout California, helping hundreds of businesses in the complicated state licensing process. Will is now the managing member of Canned Heat, LLC, a risk management and liquor license consulting firm. Will has a bachelors of science degree in criminal justice from California State University Long Beach and holds advanced leadership and management certificates from The California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training.