Kendell Lang

Kendell LangSFS FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN

Kendell Lang is the Principal Investor, Chairman, and founder of the Sovereign Friendly Society, a legally registered Friendly Society located in the Bahamas that provides insurance, investments, financial services, and ancillary membership services to qualified and licensed cannabis operators around the globe. This highly experienced and accomplished leader has, throughout his career, demonstrated a fearless business prowess, an unquenchable entrepreneurial drive, and a rare talent to help individuals deliver their best.

As a seasoned real estate and business veteran, Mr. Lang brings a unique approach to building teams. Not only does he have broad industry success in the realms of accounting, finance, real estate, construction, brokerage, professional services, product design, high-tech manufacturing, e-commerce, and information technology but he is also a life coach with a strong focus on people, processes, and tools. As an experienced team builder, Kendell Lang is a mentor and hands-on specialist in today’s complex cannabis banking and regulatory era.

Chief Positions at the Helm

Mr. Lang serves as the Chairman and CEO for Fusion Properties Management Group, Inc., doing business as Fusion Farms (“FF”), a privately-held Puerto Rico corporation and real estate developer that acquires, develops, leases, and manages indoor growing facilities and greenhouses for Aquaponics operators in Puerto Rico, the U.S. states and other provinces around the world where Aquaponics related products are being produced.

Mr. Lang is also Chairman of Fusion Banking Services Group, LLC, an innovative treasury and cash management solution for licensed and legally compliant cannabis operators.

Work Experience

Kendell Lang is a 35-year veteran of the real estate industry that has authored business plans that became two NYSE-listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs):

  • BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (formerly NYSE: BMR), a REIT focused on acquiring, developing, owning, leasing, and managing laboratory and office space for the life science industry; and
  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an urban office REIT focused on collaborative science and technology campuses.

Mr. Lang’s work history has also seen him working as the Management Information Systems (MIS) Manager at BDO(nee Seidman & Seidman), one of the country’s largest accounting and management consulting firms at the time; Senior Manager of KPMG Peat Marwick, a professional service company and one of the “Big Four” auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and PricewaterhouseCoopers; and Technology Support Manager at Affiliated Computer Services– City of Riverside – a company that provided information technology services, as well as business process outsourcing solutions to businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.

He has also worked as the Vice President of Information Technology and Executive Producer for Stamp-It Productions, Inc., a web-based reality TV travel show production start-up; Director of Software Development for Skylight Healthcare Systems, Inc., which installs and operates the ACCESS Interactive Patient System that converts TV to PC; and Senior Executive and Technical Leadership at SensorWave Technology, Inc., a leading edge device security solution providing real-time deterrence video surveillance with “talk-down” capability.

Concurrently with his work in real estate but prior to Fusion Financial, Mr. Lang was a renowned and highly experienced software developer and e-business and Internet marketing expert, whose past work included delivering dynamic and informative presentations, workshops, and keynotes to audiences all over the world.

As the author of the highly regarded and successful Internet marketing book Proven Website Promotion Strategies and a past Virtual Chief Internet Officer, professional speaker, and founder and CEO of a thriving Internet marketing and e-business consulting firm, WorldClass Brand Management, Kendell Lang is no stranger to the world of the Internet and social media marketing.

Education and Life Outside Work

Mr. Lang has a Bachelor of Science in Biology (BS) from Pacific Union College and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). He holds numerous certificates of completion for various platform-specific software applications and is also certified as an Emergency Responder for city-wide emergency operations.

Born in Seattle WA, Kendell Lang now resides in Rincón, Puerto Rico with his wife. Outside of work, he is a relentless international traveler and loves cooking and adventure, the latter of which is a passion that has taken him hot air ballooning, white water rafting, downhill skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, commercial fishing, and even surfing with dolphins.