Jeff LaBerge is a skilled finance and business development professional. His career started 15 years ago in the private equity, renewable energy, agriculture and healthcare industry. In those years he developed his expertise in project development, financing and business strategy.

Jeff Laberge standing in one of the hemp farms

Jeff LaBerge is a skilled finance and business development professional. His career started 15 years ago in the private equity, renewable energy, agriculture and healthcare industry. In those years he developed his expertise in project development, financing and business strategy.

Jeff LaBerge’s involvement at Viaspace.

In 2018, Jeff co-founded Viaspace California, Inc. Viaspace is the market forerunner in the newly developed Industrial Hemp & CBD Industries. The firm is vertically integrated across the entire hemp supply chain, from seed to oil. Under LaBerge’s management, the company was one of the first to legally grow hemp in California.

Jeff LaBerge is in charge of the company’s strategic course as well as all business and regulating choices. He developed all elements of the company’s business plan and created a strategic partnership with a large farmer/landowner providing 105 acres to develop in 2019 with the capacity to expand considerably.

Jeff’s function at Yellowtail Ventures.

Apart from his position at Viaspace, J. Laberge also serves at Yellowtail Ventures since 2016: a business consulting firm for the healthcare, agriculture and renewable energy industries. Jeff provides operational and strategic advisory services. He assisted with the development of proton therapy treatment centers and consulted regarding opportunities in the proton therapy market. He designed IPS’s business model concerning the construction, ownership and operation of proton therapy centers.

Since 2017, Jeff also advises for D3 Renewable Technologies Corp., a renewable energy development organization focused on biomass and other waste conversion projects. He provides project management and development services. These services are regarding biomass, waste-to-energy and other similar project possibilities in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.

Jeff LaBerge Track record

Before Viaspace, Jeff Laberge was one of the founding Principals of Heritage Equity Group. Heritage Equity Group is an asset management firm located in San Diego. Jeff participated in all elements of the firm’s private equity, project financing and alternative investment activities. His specified areas of proficiency include the renewable energy (U.S. and Mexico), clean-tech, healthcare and finance services industries.

Prior to starting Heritage, LaBerge operated as a private wealth manager at well known financial services agencies based in San Diego. His clienteles were high net worth individuals. Before that, he was an assurance and business advisory affiliate at PwC. Throughout this time, he acquired valued expertise in bookkeeping, financial reporting and tax preparation.

Education: B.S. Business from the University of Arizona. Including a double major in finance as well as accounting.

Specializations: Hemp & CBD, Private Equity, Healthcare Investment, Renewable Energy Investment and Project Finance.

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Summary
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Name
Jeff LaBerge
Website
Job Title
CEO
Company
Viaspace
Address
344 Pine Street,
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062