Amber Littlejohn is policy attorney with more 15 years of experience as an advocate and policy expert for emerging and embattled industries on issues including manufacturing, regulatory compliance, small business and rural economic development. She currently serves as executive director of the Minority Cannabis Business Association from which she brings to INCBA real time insights into the legal needs and policy concerns of minority cannabis business community, the broader cannabis industry.
Prior to her role as MCBA’s Executive Director, she developed and implemented MCBA’s Federal advocacy program that now serves as a mainstay in Federal cannabis policy. Prior to her time with MCBA, Amber was a business owner, counselor, and advocate in the natural products and dietary supplement industries including roles at the American Herbal Products Association and Natural Products Association. Through her experience navigating law, policy, and business issues in these industries Amber gained valuable foresight and perspective on issues relevant to the cannabis industry at all points of the supply chain.
In addition to her role at MCBA, Amber serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Hemp Authority and as Convening Officer for Minority Empowerment for the U.S. Hemp Roundtable.