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Retail is the key to success in California

  • Retail controls the supply chain

  • Untapped potential

  • Footprint Matters

  • California cannabis market still deeply underserved

  • Even the largest California cannabis companies lack an experienced specialty retailer and complete management team who understand the nuances of cannabis marketplace.


Market Primed For a Retail Consolidation

  • Owners are selling to due to negative cash flows and increasing tax debt

  • Market is fragmented, most stores still small, local operators

  • Complexity issues keeping MSO’s from entering California retail

  • The time is now… Buy smart, Improve operations, sell at a premium.

Rilano Strategy

  • 5 Year Plan - Build & buy stores across California creating a footprint of profitable stores that allow us to win market share by leveraging scale in the most important markets

  • High Level Financial Goals

    • Sales=$150M

    • EBITDA=$37.5M

    • 8XValuation=$300M


Retail Acquisition & Execution



Our “unique to cannabis” team is focused on heads-down execution.
Rilano team will be hyper-focused on managing free cash-flow on a monthly basis.


Strategic Execution Plan—The Rilano Playbook



We bring years of multi-unit specialty retail management.
Each day, this management team goes to work for our Colleagues,
Customers, and Investors with a Continuous Improvement Mindset.


Meet The Team

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Hank Casillas, CEO

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  • 34 years in Food and Drug retail, Senior Vice President at CVS/Pharmacy

  • Project Manager for CVS’ entry in Puerto Rico

  • Certified Sigma Lean Blackbelt

  • Last 3 years COO and sales at Coachella Manufacturing

  • Cannabis retail consultant for California dispensaries and investors.

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Jian Barazi, CFO

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  • 6 years in Cannabis

  • Founding member of C4 Distro, a CA cannabis distributor

  • Cultivation operations and financial modeling consultant at a vertically-integrated cannabis company,

  • Prior to Cannabis, financial analyst at NYC hedge fund analytics firm,

  • Finance degree from MIT.

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Rick Probst, CDO

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  • 15 years in Cannabis,

  • Founder of Tow and Grow, mobile grow rooms,

  • Founder of Coachella Manufacturing & Distribution,

  • Oversaw entitlement process for 4 new licenses,

  • Former CTO at Penske Media (,

  • Experienced in Real Estate, Construction, Manufacturing, Cultivation and Technology.

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Larry Horwitz
General Counsel

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  • Cannabis Industry Advisor,

  • Founding partner of Orange County law firm, Lockett + Horwitz,

  • General business and securities practice with a specialization in the cannabis industry,

  • Represents numerous cannabis operators along the entire supply chain throughout California,

  • Founder of multiple companies, including Marijuana Index, the first broad index covering cannabis stocks.

Contact Us

2 South Pointe Drive • Suite 275, Lake Forest, CA 92630

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