Board of Directors
The SRI Field to Healed Foundation counts on the vision and leadership of its elected board of directors to fuel our mission.
Dr. Sue Sisley, M.D.
Dr. Sue Sisley, M.D., is an Arizona-based physician practicing internal medicine and psychiatry. Dr. Sisley is president of Scottsdale Research Institute and best known for serving as principal investigator for the only FDA-approved randomized controlled trial in the world examining the safety and efficacy of smoked cannabis flower in combat veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).Dr. Sisley is striving to put smoked and/or vaped flower through the entire U.S. Federal Drug Administration development process to eventually be on market to treat chronic pain, opioid dependence and PTSD — and then urge health insurance companies to pay for dry bud similar to conventional pharmaceuticals. She was highlighted in Rolling Stone Magazine in 2018 as one of the Top 25 Most Influential in Tech and Research, along with Elon Musk.
Sharon Braunling is an investor and entrepreneur. She has a diverse portfolio of investments including a hair salon in Scottsdale, a restaurant in Las Vegas, and a tea company in Sri Lanka in addition to several cannabis companies across the US as well as internationally. She is a co-founder of HiBuddy Organics, a cultivation and extraction/infusion company located in Prescott Valley, AZ. Recently, Sharon became a partner in TruBliss Organics, a licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Mesa, AZ. Sharon has been a supporter of Scottsdale Research Institute for several years. She is honored to have been named Director of Development for the non-profit arm, Field to Healed.
Mr. Keber is recognized as an established branding expert in the adult-use and medical cannabis spaces. He was previously the co-founder and CEO of Dixie Brands Inc., a cannabis-centric branding company. Dixie is known worldwide for its namesake cannabis-infused beverages and infused products, such as Dixie Elixirs & Edibles, Aceso and Therabis. Dixie's human and pet Full Spectrum Hemp Oil wellness brand platforms respectively, as well as hundreds of other cannabis products.Mr. Keber has served as a director for several cannabis industry organizations, including the National Cannabis Industry Association, the Marijuana Policy Project, and the National Association of Cannabis Businesses. Currently, Keber is Managing Director for Right Side Advisory Services LLC, a hemp and cannabis-centric advisory firm that specializes in both private and public companies in the United States and abroad. Additionally, Tripp is an Advisory Board Member to Viridian Capital Advisors, the cannabis industry’s preeminent merchant bank. He has also held many C-level positions in realty, communications and other industries. Keber has a BS in Political Science from Villanova University and currently resides in Denver, CO with his family. Additionally, Keber is involved in several charitable organizations located within his community including his support of military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
John has more than 30 years of marketing experience and has become one of the industry leaders in acquisition marketing. During his tenure at LifeLock, he was also awarded the “Best Short Form Branded DRTV Commercial” two years in a row by the Electronics Retailing Association. John started and oversees the marketing of a sports nutrition company called Xendurance. His experience as an online certification specialist was fine-tuned at the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Athletics Fitness Association of America, where he helped to grow the revenue by 400% in four years.
L. Lorenzo Sullivan
L. Lorenzo Sullivan had successful careers in two dynamic industry sectors: Technology and Financial Services. He held executive positions with several Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T and AM International. Transitioning to financial services lead to the acquisition, with partners, of a regional NASD firm, Pentad Securities, Inc. He served as Vice President, Registered Principal and also licensed with the SEC as a Registered Investment Advisor. Mortgage Banking was the final "adventure". Mr. Sullivan formerly served on the Board of a private adoption agency, Christian Family Care of Arizona. He served and was honorably discharged from the US Army, having spent three years on active duty, including two consecutive years in the Republic of Vietnam. He has been a volunteer with SRI for several years.