Chief of Staff & Sr. Policy Advisor
Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Luke Niforatos is the Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor at SAM. Prior to SAM, he spent his career working in nonprofit community healthcare. Luke worked for and consulted with many behavioral health-integrated Federally Qualified Health Centers throughout the state of Colorado, improving efficiency and implementing new regulations as well as IT infrastructure. After several years of success in management and driving over $30 million in revenue at hospitals such as Centura Health, Luke founded two digital health companies. Having lived in Colorado during legalization, he has seen firsthand the disastrous effects of lax marijuana policies. This experience inspired Luke to work for a smart marijuana policy free of commercialization and normalization. He is experienced in public speaking at events and with the media and believes in empowering others to fight for truth. Luke graduated from the University of Denver and now resides in Virginia with his wife and daughter.
Thursday, April 25
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM