Farming For America’s Future


Steven B. Rash, Chairman & Ceo

Steven Rash was announced as the new CEO on November 11, 2014.  Mr. Rash is a medical industry veteran with a lengthy list of career accomplishments and experiences well suited to American Seed & Oil’s cannabis business strategy.  Mr. Rash has negotiated medical device licensing agreements and health care partner strategic alliances that combined have generated over $650 million in new revenues. Mr. Rash has also managed numerous drug trials and secured multiple FDA approvals.  He has signed over 400 managed care contracts and made more than 200 Boardroom presentations at Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Rash served as President and CEO of American BioMed, Vice President of Blue Rhino Corporation and Division President of Maxum Health Corporation. He earlier held numerous Vice President positions at BOC Group, PLC. Mr. Rash has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and an MBA from Southern Illinois University.  Mr. Rash is also a Veteran of the United States Army.


Over 30 years with the U.S. government (USG) beginning with service in the U.S. Marine Corps.  Following active duty, worked with various military and law enforcement entities at the local, state and federal level (including the DEA).  On behalf of the USG, served as a "Contracting Officer Technical Representative " (COTR) working with USG contractors to develop specialized equipment, projects or designs.  Worked in U.S. intelligence community and the U.S. foreign service on the diplomatic front primarily in Africa and the Middle East.