The President/CEO

TARIQ KHAN is a man of many talents. He specializes in taking a vision and finding the right resources, funding, and partnerships. He turns that idea into a profitable and sustainable corporate venture through sound strategy development. He instinctively understands the threads of opportunities and threats that could plague a business venture.  He brings those strengths and opportunities together while transparently communicating the potential weaknesses of a business venture. He is an inspirational leader who draws the attention and respect of manufacturers, label executives, and capital venturists alike. Respected as a credible source in decision making, he identifies strategic financial and operational partners, as well as establish governance boundaries. He earns a seat at the table wherever he serves. 

Previously, as CEO of TKD Worldwide, LLC a privately held global retail branding and sourcing company Tariq oversaw all domestic and international operations for the multi-million dollar organizations. He believes in the power of walking an idea from creation to implementation.  He specializes in design, sourcing, sales, development, manufacturing, and branding. He has developed equitable and scalable relationships with financial partners in China, Italy, Japan, and Korea. Over the course of his 25 years experience he has been part of influential teams that have gone on to do over $15 million in sales. 


Tariq’s network expands and has developed across industry lines. He has created equitable and influential partnerships with government officials as he understands policy drives economic development. He is currently partnering with Senator Zara Karinshak to help her develop her campaign team to maximize her opportunities for winning a congress seat. . He has also developed long-term relationships with Tyrone Brooks Jr, Governor Kemp Office, and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to name a few of his political relationships that stretch nationwide. 


Previously, he served as a consultant to Arista Records, So So Def, and BMG Distribution. He led the business development for the hip hop division including working with Notorious B.I.G., Tupac, and Wu-Tang Clan. 


Over the past several years Tariq has expanded his reach to the cannabis and hemp industry. As the CEO of HMRI, Inc. (Hemp & Marijuana, Real Estate & Investment). He understands the secret formula for a sustainable and scalable enterprise to flourish. He partners with growers, investors, processors, and land acquisitionists to create and develop successful full-scale operations. 


The Cannabis industry is one of today’s trending investment markets and is quickly becoming saturated. Tariq works with investors to create profitable returns by leveraging the power of untapped market strategies and roads for revenue within a saturated industry. 


No matter the industry Tariq is committed to dedication, accountability, and return on investment.