Find Your True North

Jennifer Sanders


With CNS Equity Partners and AURA Venture Funds, Jennifer leverages her expertise in the alternative agriculture and holistic health industries as an executive consultant for institutional firms and investments. As a founder of CNS Equity Partners, a virtue-based private equity firm, she launched the nation’s first holistic health and cannabis herbal retailer. The fully integrated retailer, The Green Heart, is actively franchising across the United States.

A Harvard University Business School graduate, Jennifer specializes in international investment regulatory compliance and enterprise risk management with over 15 years of experience in leadership and business management. She has the following certifications: Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, NRS Investment Advisor Certified Compliance Professional, Chief Compliance Officer Qualifying Examination of Canada, and a combination of investment securities licenses. Jennifer has also worked with foreign licensure and regulatory authorities in Canada, China and other countries.

Jennifer is an avid philanthropist, and in 2018, made the largest donation to medical cannabis research in North America to University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Cannabis Research Initiative through her company AURA Ventures.