Jeffrey M. Zucker

Member Since 2022

Jeffrey M. Zucker


Green Lion Partners

Denver Area

Jeffrey M. Zucker is a serial entrepreneur with experience in a wide range of industries including real estate, hospitality, entertainment, design, and cannabis. He serves as President of Green Lion Partners and is involved in all company activity. Jeffrey is also the host of the weekly philanthropy podcast People are the Answer, in which he speaks with innovators and entrepreneurs undertaking transformational social justice work. Born and raised in Charleston, SC, Jeffrey is a graduate of Boston University's Questrom School of Business. While at BU, he began founding multiple real estate businesses, which developed into his parent company, Saltshaker Holdings. Saltshaker continues to manage a thriving real estate portfolio and angel investments. Jeffrey has since founded start-ups in hospitality, film production, and design including Big Smits Entertainment, which develops web and TV series, and Two Bridges Design, a full-service digital branding agency. A drug policy activist, Jeffrey is the Vice Chair of the board of directors of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) and a trustee of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP). Jeffrey makes all business decisions with the combined goals of profit and purpose, which includes a desire to carry on his late father’s mission to improve the world.


  • Entrepreunership
  • Communications
  • Real Estate


September 1st, 2022

Why Collaborative Social Justice Is Crucial for Cannabis Organizations

Looking back on the last decade poses the question: What will the industry look like in ten years? 

July 6th, 2022

10 Questions to Ask Yourself to Determine if You're Making the Right Business Decision

Sometimes just one question can let you know you’re on the right track.

June 29th, 2022

Nine Top Tips for Writing High-Quality Social Media Posts

These tips can help you level up your social media game, regardless of industry.

June 9th, 2022

12 Reasons Why You Should Slow Down When Growing Your Business

Slow growth may seem counterintuitive, but it could actually lead you to greater success.


Green Lion Partners

Green Lion Partners is a Denver, CO based business strategy firm focused on early stage development in the regulated cannabis industry. Founded in January 2015 by Jeffrey Zucker and Michael Bologna, Green Lion works to ensure that a sustainable framework for the industry is being built by following ethical values and fostering an expectation of operational excellence. By founding or partnering with companies, their core focus is elevating the public perception of the industry while concurrently pushing it toward more sophisticated business processes. In addition to businesses, Green Lion supports the industry groups working tirelessly to create industry opportunity and more importantly, socially conscious legislation.


  • Business Development
  • Sustainability
  • Compliance