The Vivid Team

Your Partner For Success

Our goal is to help you be successful in the Cannabis industry. We are The Vivid Team and we will  work with you to launch your hemp and cannabis-infused consumable product ideas. Start to finish, concept to commercialization we can make it all happen – concentrates, edibles, beverages, topicals, skin care, supplements or tinctures, plus cultivation and extraction. When you partner with The Vivid Team we can help you with managing best practices and solving the technical and commercial challenges which are specific to the Industry.

Our team brings years of experience from the CPG food and beverage category with food scientists, subject matter experts,flavor chemists, experienced, culinary/restaurant chefs, operations managers, and most important regulatory and compliance experts. With expertise, education, global connections, and attention to detail, The Vivid Team is your champion and partner in the hemp and cannabis industry.

World-Class Expertise In Cannabis,
Food, Beverage, Health And Wellness
jessica cristadoro

Jessica Cristadoro

President and CEO of The Vivid Team                           

Jessica is an experienced business executive and food scientist with a history of working in the cannabis, hemp, and food & beverage industries for more than 20 years. Jessica is well versed in intellectual property development and review, research and development, food science, regulatory, labeling, compliance, and due diligence. She graduated from Colorado State University-Global Campus with a degree in Business Management which allows her amazing creativity and scientific thought process to flourish in the hemp and cannabis category. She also brings her experience in the CPG food and beverage category from Food Business Consulting, Dawn Food Products, and Tyson Foods. Jessica’s biggest goal is to bring together the right experts to meet the business needs of you, our client, and your consumers.

steffen weck

Steffen Weck

Chief Operating Officer of The Vivid Team and President at Food Business Consulting, LLC

Steffen brings a collection of experience from CPG food and beverage (Food Business Consulting, Einstein Bros., and Sara Lee) to the hemp and cannabis industry. As the COO of Vivid and the President of FBC his level of skills and management are an amazing combination to help take your hemp and cannabis business to the next level. Steffen is a master of imagination and process beginning with product concept through commercialization allowing for a seamless partnership. Steffen has led the development and commercialization of numerous successful retail, foodservice, branded and private label product introductions for many of the top 50 food manufacturers in the US and internationally.

DJ Shippley

Daniel J. Shippley III (D.J.)

Sales and Marketing Manager for The Vivid Team                           

D.J. is a motivated entrepreneur from Denver Colorado, who obtained a double major from Colorado Mesa University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Bachelors in Entrepreneurship. Ever since graduating CMU in 2018 D.J. has been involved in the cannabis industry, helping bring multiple different brands to the cannabis market. Working from the bottom to the top of a sales team D.J. has been able to learn all the ins and outs of the cannabis industry. With a concentrate in business management and an eye for detail D.J. hopes to help bring more professionalism to the cannabis industry resulting in a smoother workflow. Having an entrepreneurial spirit, The Vivid Team is a perfect fit for D.J. offering a variety of new and innovative projects to work with. Being born and raised in the colorful Colorado Rockies D.J. enjoys spending time with his dog Maya in the great outdoors. 

We help companies formulate, refine, commercialize and distribute THC & CBD infused products

  • Cultivation
  • Extraction
  • Flower
  • RSO Oil
  • Shatter
  • Wax
  • Crumble
  • Concentrates
  • Prerolls
  • Vapes
  • Syringes
  • Edibles
  • Confectionary
  • Bakery
  • Snack Foods
  • Beverages
  • Tinctures
  • Shots
  • Drink Mixes/Add-Ins
  • Canna Sugar
  • Canna Oil
  • Canna Butter
  • Topicals
  • Lotions
  • Patches
  • Supplements
  • Tablets

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