Patrick T. Moran is the founding board member of the Texas Cannabis Industry Association. Beginning October of 2013, he started to apply his professional experience to the emerging cannabis industry. He maintains Texas State Bar licensure and invested time & energy into the last three Texas legislative sessions, to help advance cannabis law reform. Mr. Moran is also founder and CEO of Pebble Global Holdings ( an emerging bio-pharmaceutical company committed to natural plant solutions that include CBD-based products. Coming from a family with three generations of medical professionals on his mother’s side and six generations of industrial-scale agriculture & entrepreneurship on his father’s, he has led the company’s R&D, guided overall strategy and successful fundraising. Post Texas Hemp legalization, he is now helping advise TCIA coming into the 2020 elections and using the results of Pebble’s in-house clinical trial to inform subsequent larger scale studies.