Jesse Pitts

Co-Founder & CEO: Trade Roots

After graduating from UMASS Amherst with degrees in Astronomy and Physics, Mr. Pitts continued his business selling cannabis. A bit ahead of his time, in 2006 he got arrested and served 9 months of an 18 month sentence at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility, where upon his release, he founded and ran a successful construction company. In 2012 Jesse co-founded The Center For Alternative Life Medicine - a medical cannabis company that was acquired by New England Treatment Access (NETA). In 2017 Jesse and his partners founded Trade Roots in his hometown of Wareham-- becoming the State’s first adult use, vertically integrated social equity operator. Jesse serves on the Board of Directors, and is the company’s CEO.