Pioneer Interests


Passion. Experience. Diligence.


CEO & Parnter

Matthew Shifrin

Matt is an experienced corporate and entrepreneurial executive with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer services industry. He has nearly ten-years of full P&L responsibility, development, and management and is skilled in experiential, digital and traditional marketing towards millennial and young professional demographics. Seasoned in business development, M&A, bottom up budgeting, and operational management. Matt is a strong entrepreneurship professional with dual BSBA degrees in Finance & Economics from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. 



CCO & Partner

Josh Haupt

Josh has been called the “Steve Jobs of Marijuana” and his products speak for themselves. A pioneer in the Cannabis industry, Josh is the Chief Cultivation Officer of Medicine Man Technologies (MMT), a publicly traded company on the OTC. MMT recently acquired his Success Nutrients line and consulting business. Josh is a skilled entrepreneur and cannabis expert with a hands-on approach creating one of the most successful grow operations in Colorado. Josh is disrupting the industry and is a leader in the the space. 



VP Retail & Brand & partner

Amanda Fox

Amanda is an experienced entrepreneur in the consumer products field with extensive knowledge in brand building, retail and experiential marketing. She is the founder of Remodo, a collegiate and millennial home decor brand that sells contemporary “rooms-in-a-box” that has been featured in Forbes, Teen Vogue, House Beautiful and more. Amanda graduated from the University of Texas, holds an MBA from the University of Denver and serves on the board of the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art.