Rick Genderson is a Member of Full Moon Investments, LLC. Rick brings exceptional “people skills”, and sales, operational, and real estate expertise to the Full Moon team. Rick is part of the investment committee for Full Moon.
Mr. Rick Genderson has a rare level of experience as a leader of five companies licensed to grow/process and dispense Medical Marijuana in highly regulated environments. In Washington DC’s Medical Marijuana program, he is a majority owner and Chief Executive Officer of Organic Wellness LLC, a Cultivation Center licensee vetted and approved to grow and process Medical Marijuana products by Washington DC’s regulators during the program's second round of licensure issuances in 2014. Organic Wellness was among the quickest licensees to build its indoor Cultivation Center and commence operations, due in part to Rick’s construction and construction management expertise which he has developed over his long career. Rick has executed on dozens of renovation and new construction real estate projects in multiple states.
Holistic Farms, LLC owned by Rick Genderson was one of 12 Pennsylvania applicants selected June 20, 2017 as a grower/processor in Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana program. (Notably, there were 177 applicants and only 12 applicants selected, including Holistic Farms.)
Outside of the Medical Marijuana industry, Rick brings many years of financial management experience to Holistic Industries as Treasurer of Schneider’s of Capitol Hill, a family-owned and operated wine and spirit shop and one of the top retailers in the country with $22 million in sales annually. He has also served as its President/CEO in the past.
Rick believes in giving back to his community. His volunteer activities include serving as Board Member of the following charities: the National Brain Tumor Society; MEI Futures Academy, a charter school for single mothers that provides daycare for their infants; and Starlight-Starbright Children’s Foundation Mid-Atlantic, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with chronic life-threatening illnesses and life-altering injuries by providing entertainment, education, and family activities. Rick has also served as Treasurer, Vice President, and President of the Starlight-Starbright Foundation.
Rick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Adelphi University.