IBA Cannabis Dean Rocco

Patrick McManamon

Founder & CEO, Cannasure Insurance Services

Patrick has specialized in developing and providing niche insurance programs nationally for 15 years. As Founder and CEO of Cannasure Insurance Services, he has focused exclusively in the marijuana industry since 2010. In the time since, Patrick has immersed himself in the industry in order to understand the risks and operational realities throughout the marijuana production and retail supply chain. Patrick is a well-known and respected industry thought leader and advocate. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, USA Today, Forbes, Yahoo Finance to name a few. Cannasure is an insurance firm dedicated exclusively to the marijuana industry. The firm develops, underwrites and services alternative property, casualty and risk management products for the industry.

Patrick began his career as account executive with McManamon Insurance with his primary focus on medical, dental and legal malpractice insurance. Patrick was instrumental in developing a national dental malpractice program enhancing the firms footprint from 2 states of operation to over 20.

Patrick recently retired as the head varsity lacrosse coach for Saint Ignatius High School after 15 years of service. He is member of the Ohio City Lacrosse, a program created to introduce lacrosse to at risk inner city youth. Patrick graduated from the University of Dayton in 2000 with a major in Political Science, and he currently lives in Rocky River, OH with his wife Elizabeth and three children.