Steven Ernest

Steven Ernest

MAZAKALI

Steven Ernest is a founding partner and head of investments at MAZAKALI.  With offices in San Francisco and Denver, the MAZAKALI Investment Platform has provided investment banking, capital advisory and consulting services to the cannabis industry since 2016. In addition to his role at Mazakali, Steve is an investor member if The Arcview Group and serves on the Canopy investment committee.  Steve has been a cannabis investor since 2015 and supports legislative organizations such as NCIA, MPP and SSDP.  Prior to joining the cannabis industry, Steve spent nearly a decade in the financial capital markets at J.P. Morgan, Northwestern Mutual and State Farm.  Steve obtained a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Risk Management as well as a minor in Economics from Illinois State University, and currently holds Series 7, Series 66 and
Series 79 licenses.

steve@mazakali.com