Andrejs Bunkse is an attorney and founder of Endurance Strategies Group LLC, an international, business advisory firm creating regulatory and procurement strategies for cannabis and technology enterprises. Andrejs is Chief Legal Officer, Senior Advisor and Board Member for a wide array of enterprises and investors, with an emphasis on the cannabis industry and high tech. His focus has been on completing transactions, guiding clients through licensing issues, real estate acquisitions and financing, and business development.
Andrejs has clients throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Andrejs’ influence on the evolution of cannabis regulation and operations nationally has created solutions for complex projects involving commercial and retail cannabis. Of note, Andrejs spearheaded a 2016 study, “Arizona Department of Health Services Comprehensive Analysis of Current Management and Operations of the Arizona Medical Cannabis Program” on behalf of the Arizona Department of Health Services, which compared Arizona’s medical cannabis program with similar programs around the country.
Andrejs developed his strategic thinking during his roles as General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Vice-President of Government Affairs at Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc., and GameTech International Inc., the leading provider of electronic bingo systems in North America. While at GameTech, Andrejs guided the company through its successful listing on the NASDAQ as well as through a series of acquisitions.
Andrejs earned a Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law in California, and a Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He is an active member of the California State Bar. He has served on the boards of several professional associations, including the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Manufacturer’s Council.