Prior to joining MAPS, Zane spent five years guiding public relations strategies in the cannabis, psychedelic, and green tech spaces. He obtained coverage for clients in many mainstream media outlets including Bloomberg, CNN, NBC, and Washington Post; and worked with a wide variety of companies including cannabis MSOs, hemp-CBD brands, cannabis technology platforms, psychedelic medicine providers, and green energy service providers.
Zane received a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Georgia, where he founded and led a chapter of Psychedelic Club. He also served as Secretary for the board of directors of Students for Sensible Drug Policy and volunteered with DanceSafe providing harm reduction and peer-based drug education at music festivals. Zane previously worked at UGA’s Center for Research on Behavioral Health, where they conducted the largest and longest comprehensive study on drug abuse treatment in the United States.