Community Innovation & Social Impact Lead
A native of Hawai'i, Richard Ng is guided by the values of Aloha, 'Ohana, and Laulima as a passionate team builder. He currently serves as Sales Enablement and Operations Specialist for Backbone.
Richard has committed his career to creating an equitable cannabis industry. In the last decade he has worked with Washington state–based and BIPOC-owned legacy brand Gold Leaf Gardens on business development and social impact strategies, and with Make Green Go as a technical assistance provider for the City of Oakland’s Social Equity Program. He is also a Social Good Advisor with the Cannabis Education Guild working to build a slavery-free global cannabis sector.
Previously, Richard worked in the local government sector as a social impact consultant collaborating with startups in the San Francisco Bay Area to increase their community impact.