Kirk Barry

CEO, Clarion Compliance

Kirk Barry is a seasoned business professional who serves as CEO of Clarion Compliance, a compliance monitoring, oversight, and auditing platform for cannabis businesses. He brings two decades of experience in law enforcement as a police officer and more than twenty years as a collision reconstructionist in the civil litigation field. He has completed over 7,500 insurance cases and testified as an expert in superior court 350 times. Since entering the cannabis space, Kirk’s business development ventures have focused on independent 3rd party compliance monitoring and oversight.

A perennial entrepreneur, Kirk began his cannabis journey in the early stages of the industry’s development in 2009. Kirk recognized his law and insurance expertise were a valuable asset to the market and spent eight years building his cannabis resume as a cultivator, edibles manufacturer, and processor, before leaving the plant-touching industry in 2017 to pursue the consulting and compliance fields.

Kirk’s compliance solution provides industry-specific tools for the insurance industry for risk monitoring, inspections, reporting, claims investigations, expert witness availability, and real-time monitoring for cannabusinesses. Clarion Compliance offers validation through its third-party, independent compliance programs. Their progressive technology elevates compliance standards beyond seed-to-sale tracking and provides real time data and information right on your desktop.