The Executive Team
Elisabeth Mack, RN, MBA, Holistic Caring Founder & CEO
Elisabeth Mack, RN, BSN, MBA founded Holistic Caring in 2016 to bridge the gap between traditional and cannabis medicine through education, guidance, and supportive care for patients with product choices, dosages, interactions and timing.
Elisabeth is an educational provider for the CA Board of Registered Nursing and professionalizes medical cannabis by equipping healthcare providers to have these conversations with patients, and to approach cannabis by emphasizing holistic and functional medicine.
Elisabeth’s background includes a decade in hospitals where she specialized in psychiatry, diabetes, and medical units. Elisabeth spent the 20 years prior to Holistic Caring in operations and sales management of several health insurance carriers (RSM of Anthem Blue Cross until 2015) and believes cannabinoid medicines offer a chance at healing, comfort, and wholeness in a more holistic, economical, and empowering way.
Elisabeth earned an MBA in Healthcare Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, and on the Boards of the American Cannabis Nurses Association & Los Angeles NORML.
Janna Champagne, RN, BSN - VP of Clinical Research
Janna contributes deep exploration of scientific principles of cannabis, nursing, and clinical practice to the Holistic Caring curriculum and patient programs ensuring state of the art knowledge and credibility for our offerings. Janna found cannabis as a patient when she suffered a debilitating immune health collapse in 2012. Cannabis helped reduce harmful pharmaceuticals and enabled her to regain optimal health. Nurse Janna has educated thousands of patients, guiding cannabis therapy outcomes through an individualized approach. Janna has gained extensive clinical application knowledge through her work, and now serves as Graduate Faculty - John Patrick University (Master of Cannabis Science Program), and a sought after educator, researcher, and formulator within the cannabis industry.
Sherri Balzer - VP of Sales
Sherri leads our sales efforts to extend Holistic Caring licensing and consulting programs to practitioners, benefiting patients and the cannabis industry. Managing the CBD Marketplace of vetted quality producers is an easy extension to her decades of experience in natural supplements for health. Sherri has had the innate desire to choose natural and healthy options since childhood and is immersed in the wellness and natural products business and leads a holistic lifestyle. With 20 years of natural products and wellness solutions, Sherri brings this consumer retail and natural health experience to us. She has collaborated with numerous premium product companies which she has vetted extensively for quality, integrity and compliance. She extends her passion for supporting others to lead healthy lifestyles and optimal living as a Certified Nutrition Consultant. She continues to further her knowledge through education, wellness programs and seminars and holds a BS in Marketing from The University of Tennessee.
Tasha Jackson - VP Program Development
Tasha melds the Holistic Caring program content for professionals, patients, and industry insiders to maximize learning, retention, and direct application of our offerings. Tasha’s decade in education gives structure, clarity, and process to our courses and her passion for natural healing inspires us all. Tasha found cannabis relieved the tendinitis in her right arm in 2018, and firmly believes in the power of plants. Her ideal work is to return the ancient knowledge of plants back to the people. She is an aspiring herbalist, zealous educator, deeply spiritual, and mother of two. Tasha earned her BA in Anthropology from University of Missouri - Saint Louis, and her MA in Education from the University of Arizona.