The Seventh Point Team


Management and Advisors

Seventh Point's easoned and diversified hands-on management team bringing enterprise level, best-in-class, process improvement and management methodologies to an immature fragmented cottage-industry that is ripe for roll-up and aggregation.

  • Fortune 50 consumer packaged goods leadership
  • Wall Street PE, Investment Banking and Hedge Fund leadership having managed in excess of $1 billion in leveraged assets
  • Historical operational data insight into 860 cultivation centers and 740 dispensaries across 23 states and five countries
  • Enterprise level IT senior management having deployed web-base business-to-business transactional applications generating $5 billion in annual sales
  • World class branding senior leadership
  • Publicly traded cannabis corporate senior leadership having been published in and quoted by Forbes, Wall Street Journal, CBS News, US News, Market Watch, Chicago Tribune, Money Morning, Franchise Times, LA Business Journal, Risk & Insurance, MJI News and High Times.

The Seventh Point Executive Team

Seasoned and Diverse Leadership

Recognized expert in the legal cannabis industry. Published in Forbes, Wall Street Journal, US News, CBS News, World Report, Chicago Tribune, and Market Watch, among other prominent media outlets.

Served as an officer and member of the board of a publicly traded cannabis company.

Previous partner in a private, state-based investment vehicle providing legal and safe investment opportunities into legal medical marijuana dispensary operations and legal medical marijuana cultivation facilities.

Additional experience in Private Equity, Board of Directors and C-level management roles.

Dermod (Trip) Ives, III

Mr. Ives has been registered with the CFTC as a brokerage firm principle, commodity trading advisor, and principle of a commodities based hedge fund.

Built, deployed and managed a portfolio trading program ultimately managing $1 billion in leveraged assets.

Founding and Managing Partner of successful Private Equity, Investment Banking and Hedge fund firms.

Additional experience includes Chief Compliance Consultancy, Fortune 50 senior IT management and IT portfolio management at PepsiCo.

Erica Sharf-Abramson

An accomplished attorney and entrepreneur who has built, deployed and managed multiple successful businesses within the US and European industries of high-end wines, green water treatment and real estate consulting.

Ms. Sharf-Abramson received both her BA in Economics (summa cum laude) and her J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Sharf-Abramson has worked at various high profile New York based law and spent years providing senior leadership in the executive search industry.

More recently, Ms. Sharf-Abramson has advised family offices on real estate and other private equity investments. Her primary area of expertise includes development, structuring and acquisition of real estate opportunities (including cannabis compliant real estate) and other private equity deals.

Associated Professionals

Outside Experts and Service Providers.
james canner
Security Specialist
James Canner is currently the President of Parkside Investigations. His role at as private investigator at Parkside includes serving the needs of Attorney's, insurance companies and private individuals. Prior to Parkside, James Canner was the Commanding Officer of the Long Beach Police Department Detective Division, where he supervised criminal investigations of individuals and business entities.
Public relations Specialist
Evan Nison currently runs a cannabis specific PR firm, NisonCo. He is the Co-Founder and Director of the NY Cannabis Alliance, which has led the path to many cannabis related legislation in New York. Evan also currently sits on the Board of Directors of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Evan presently serves as CFO of OM Edibles, Whoppi Goldberg’s foray into the cannabis edibles industry. He is well known in the industry and has been featured in the NY Times, Politico, USA Today, Bloomberg TV and Forbes.

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Cannabis: A Singular Moment.
Seventh Point is creating opportunities for savvy investors.

We are witnessing a unique moment in history – one that rivals the repeal of prohibition and the power of an upstart industry.

Reports show the United States marijuana market is currently developing faster than the smartphone and tablet industry, and ushering in a new era of early investors to compliment this revolution.

We believe this happens to be one of the most exciting eras in investing history. This is an age of uprising, of revolution, of new ideals. Cultural relevancy is on everyone’s minds and lips.

Early movers in this multibillion dollar market will surely have an advantage in the exciting marijuana space. The industry is developing weekly. We see a great market and future for Seventh Point and its shareholders.

Contact Seventh Point to discover how to participate in this emerging, dynamic opportunity.