Recognizing the hopelessness that families feel when facing a serious illness, ECHO was compelled to create a bridge connecting those seeking the therapeutic properties of cannabinoids or cannabidiol (CBD) with the resources, community support, and medical professional guidance needed to move forward. For those feeling that the traditional medical community has nothing more to offer, we are ECHO.
John has been a commercial pilot, run an investment company, been a professional Stage Manager and, for many years, served as the Business Manager and Managing Director of a professional theatre that is part of a major university. He has been active on many community and civic boards for over thirty years. He has three grown sons and loves spending time with his wife, Anne their cat and dog.
A devoted husband and father, Brian introduced CBD oil into the regimen of his special needs daughter to help her have a better quality of life. Together with his wife, Damaris, Brian is dedicated to raising awareness of CBD’s profound potential by sharing his daughter’s story across various media outlets within the U.S. and around the world.
Penny is the founder and President of the non-profit organization Hope4Harper which focuses on awareness and fundraising for research related to the rare disorder CDKL5. She started the organization to help her youngest daughter Harper who was affected by the genetic disorder CDKL5. She also manages acquisitions for Zane Holdings where she is a partner in 500+ apartment units, as well as in multiple real estate joint ventures in the North Texas area. Prior to real estate, Penny was the Director of Operations of a privately held environmental firm where she oversaw daily operations of sales, finance and regulatory compliance.