Executive Chairman and Founder
Abner Kurtin is the Executive Chairman and Founder of Ascend Wellness Holdings (AWH) and the Portfolio Manager for JM10 Partners Fund. Established in 2018, JM10 Partners operates two private equity funds that invest growth capital into the cannabis industry. Mr. Kurtin has been managing opportunity capital for over 20 years. Prior to AWH, he was the founder of K Capital Partners, a multibillion-dollar hedge fund, and Ca2 Group, a high-end real estate development firm in Massachusetts. He started his career at The Baupost Group and served as a member of the President’s Council of Massachusetts General Hospital and Chairman of the Hill House. Mr. Kurtin graduated from Harvard Business School and completed his BA at Tufts University.