The Pebble Team
Patrick Thomas Moran
Founder & Product Development
With three generations of medical professionals on his mother’s side and his father’s side of the family immersed in commercial agriculture, Patrick Moran was destined to start Pebble. His entire life has prepped him for entering the health and wellness category. Beginning in 2013, he began applying his personal knowledge and experience to focusing on the emerging cannabis industry. His personal quest to help others achieve health and wellness, his professional expertise, and his family’s simple-ingredient recipes are the perfect formula for the success of Pebble.
Dr. Bryon Tarbet
Research and Development, Product Development
Dr. Bryon Tarbet is a second generation organic and biochemist. His father pioneered new products at the intersection of chemistry and dentistry creating new denture adhesives and the first sensitive teeth toothpaste. After working in industry, Bryon struck out on his own to create new products to impact health and well being in both people and animals. His interest and passion for creating top quality products has served him well and contributed to the formulation of these next generation pain relief blends for Pebble.
Dr. Scott Bier
Scott has 20 years of experience in the medical field and is currently the facility medical director for a free standing emergency department in the suburbs of Houston. Additionally he is an Iraq War Veteran with 18 years of military service. As a physician, Scott has been an avid supporter and activist for medical marijuana reform and serves on the board of the Texas Cannabis Industry Association, and has attended several meetings at the Texas State Capital to lobby legislators in support of bills ending the prohibition of medical marijuana in Texas. Scott also has been involved in the cannabis industry for five years as both an investor and an entrepreneur. He holds a bachelor degree from Tufts University and a Doctorate from Drexel University College of Medicine.
Director of Business Development
Mandy has worked in the medical field for 10 years, primarily in the areas of sports medicine and clinical research. As an endurance runner, Mandy has firsthand knowledge of the physical and mental demands athletes experience on a daily basis. While her primary interests with Pebble are in the physical and mental applications to the athletic population, she also advocates for its use in physical medicine and mental health across all populations. Mandy holds a bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine & Athletic Training from Missouri State University, and a master’s degree in Kinesiology from Kansas State University.
Andrew first entered the cannabis industry in 2014 with Pebble’s parent company, AcquiFlow. His experience in business intelligence and health care regulatory reporting have informed his view of industry regulations. In addition, his background in analytics and risk management have assisted in navigating the expanding CBD market. Andrew is most interested in the potential neurological and mental health applications for Pebble. He also has personal experience with inflammation and other physical challenges that go along with being an endurance runner.
Carsey Leigh Merchant
Board of Advisors
Wes is an oilfield service company executive who founded a water recycling company focusing on saving billions of gallons of fresh water in the oilfield. Prior to founding that company, which he still operates, Wes operated a company involved in exporting goods from all over Asia. Wes became involved in the CBD industry due to the fact that he has a family member with epilepsy and was friends with Dr. Tarbet. Dr. Tarbet has done vast research in that area. Wanting a product that was safe and effective for his family member, Wes has been active with Pebble since its infancy. Wes has been involved in all aspects of Pebble’s growth from working with its branding company to flavor testing the product.
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