Today, We’re speaking with Air Force Veteran, Andrew Juden, and Army Guard Veteran, Mike Allen, the founders of 5th Meridian Group, a transportation and security group that caters to the cannabis industry in Missouri. After realizing the defined need of security within this industry, Juden and Allen were inspired to create 5th Meridian Group. 5th Meridian Group provides security, technology, transportation, and support services to licensed cannabis facilities.
“As long as you keep your eye on the prize at the end of the day, don’t get bogged down with tunnel vision, you’ll come through strong” – Andrew Juden
About Our Guest
Andrew Juden is a 20 year public safety professional and a 13 year Air Force veteran. Andrew spent from 2000-2013 serving in the Missouri and Tennessee Air National Guard. Serving as a C-5 Loadmaster Andrew supported the missions in Iraq and Afghanistan by delivering critical supplys and personnel to their respective AORs. Andrew still currently works as a Captain for the Cape Girardeau Fire Department and with the help of his best friend, fellow veteran, and co worker Mike Allen established the 5th Meridian Group in 2019.
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