Management Team

Robert Beasley
Chief Executive Officer

Robert Beasley, a native Floridian, co-founded the law firm of Litvak, Beasley Wilson & Ball in 2001. As a consultant, Robert has advised multiple parties to obtain cannabis licenses and create related financing facilities in Florida, Oregon, California, and Washington, D.C. 

Also, Robert has participated in the design and construction of five cannabis cultivation and processing facilities, served as Board of Manager of the leading independent cannabis physician clinic group in Florida, and participated in the legislative and rulemaking process related to Florida’s Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act.  In 2016 Robert contributed to the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Amendment 2.

Todd Buchman
Chief Legal Officer
From 2006 to 2018, Mr. Buchman was Associate General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a private investment firm that has invested in over 365 companies worldwide with revenues of approximately $50 billion across a broad range of industries and transaction structures. He began his career as a corporate and securities attorney for Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP in Philadelphia, PA, where for six years he represented both public and private clients in a wide range of M&A activity and SEC reporting. Todd received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor degree from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University.
Patricia Fonseca
Chief Financial Officer

Patricia Fonseca joined Cansortium in March 2021 as Chief Financial Officer. Patricia has nearly 20 years of experience in accounting and finance, in both public and private corporations.

Prior to joining Consortium, Patricia spent ten years at The Service Companies, Inc., a nationwide service provider to the hospitality, gaming, and facility services industries, most recently as its Chief Financial Officer. Previously, she worked at Springs Global US and Ernst & Young in the Transactions Advisory Services group. Before this, she spent eight years in the audit functions of BDO in the US and Australia, and Deloitte & Touche in Brazil. Mrs. Fonseca is a Certified Public Accountant in both the United States and Brazil.

Samantha Hymes
Executive Vice President
Samantha joined Cansortium after a career with broad public sector policy, administrative and corporate experience. Ms. Senne is considered an expert in health care policy having worked at the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) for 4 years. During her time at AHCA, Samantha worked as a Policy Chief on matters ranging from health care appropriations to policy issues in both the Division of Medicaid and the Division of Health Quality Assurance.