Born and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Hope Wiseman has always been passionate about serving her community. In 2014, Hope Wiseman graduated with an economics degree from the illustrious Spelman College. On campus, Hope was known for her exceptional leadership skills in several campus organizations. Of her many undergraduate accomplishments, Hope cites her time as co-founder of her alma mater’s Habitat for Humanity chapter. After spending a year at SunTrust as an Equity Institutional Sales Analyst, Hope decided to continue striving for excellence by pursuing her dreams of entrepreneurship. With her financial and banking background, Hope founded Compassionate Herbal Alternative (CHA) on the foundation of her vision to create opportunity for minorities who have been disproportionately affected by the war on drugs. In Fall 2017, Hope Wiseman became the youngest Black woman dispensary owner in the United States with the opening of Mary + Main dispensary opening in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The dispensary will be the first of its kind in the county.