About Us









Nick Scalera is the originator of The Cannabis Learning Center. For more than 20 years, Nick held management positions with high-tech New Jersey companies such as AT&T, Perkin Elmer, Telcordia Technologies, and Ericsson. He has also taught business, technical, and math courses at several NJ colleges and universities. Since 2001, his consultancy, NJS Marketing Services, has helped businesses across a wide range of industries develop and implement strategies to achieve their growth objectives.

Five years ago, Nick established NJ Cannabis Consulting, serving the business needs of entrepreneurs and companies interested in becoming involved in the legal recreational cannabis market in New Jersey by:

  • Helping them understand the many challenges that lie ahead.

  • Determining whether the opportunities are right for them.

  • Developing and executing the plans and programs necessary to their success.

He also speaks, blogs, and tweets regularly on cannabis-related topics and teaches cannabis business courses.

Nick is also a certified SCORE business counselor and workshop instructor and holds BS, MS, and MBA degrees.