Blake Schroeder selected as Top CEO of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

UNITED STATES – 04-15-2020 ( — Blake Schroeder, CEO for Kannaway® was recently selected as Top CEO of the Year for his outstanding leadership, creativity and dedication to the sales and marketing industry.


While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.

With nearly two decades of professional experience in Sales, Marketing and International Business Development, Mr. Schroeder has certainly proven himself as a highly qualified professional and expert in the field. As a dynamic results-driven leader, Mr. Schroeder has demonstrated success not only as CEO for Kannaway®, but in every position he has held. He has significant executive-level experience in multiple international sales organizations. His impressive repertoire of prior roles includes: COO for ForeverGreen International, Senior Vice President of European and Middle Eastern Marketplaces at Monavie, Vice President of North America at Monavie, in these roles he grew Monavie’s European market and served in various positions. As a lawyer, he served as an Associate at Berman and Savage P.C. 

Currently, Mr. Schroeder is the CEO of Kannaway, LLC, which is a network sales and marketing company that specializes in the sales and marketing of hemp-based botanical products. His key areas of expertise are international team development, maximizing financial performance, multifunctional collaboration, brand marketing, product licensing, strategic planning and execution, communications, negotiation, direct selling, pricing, market growth and strategy implementation.  Since Mr. Schroeder became the CEO for Kannaway it’s revenues have grown from 2 million in annual sales to nearly 70 million in annual sales.   

Before embarking on his professional career path, Mr. Schroeder attended Utah State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance in 2002. Furthermore, he received a Doctorate of Law in 2006 from Syracuse University College of Law. The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated, “Choosing Mr. Schroeder for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. He is driven, has extensive knowledge in improving operations and consistently cultivates new business strategies. We are looking forward to spending time with him at the Annual Awards Gala and other IAOTP events in the future.”

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Schroeder has been active in his community and recognized for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2020, he is being considered for a feature article in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and for the Business Innovator of the Year Award by IAOTP.  Also, for 2020, he was selected as “Top CEO of the Year” by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) and will be honored at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala being held at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. In 2019, he received the Gold Award for the International Executive of the Year from the Business World Golden Bridge Awards as well as a Silver International Stevie Award in Vienna for Executive of the Year – Healthcare Products and Services. Other awards for Mr. Schroeder in 2019 included a Bronze Award for Executive of the Year – Small Companies from the Best in Biz Awards and Small Business Executive of the Year in the Life Sciences, Health, Wellness, and Nutrition category from Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Awards for Business.

Looking back, Mr. Schroeder attributes his success to his perseverance, mentors with whom he has had the honor of working alongside and his positivity. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. For the future he will continue to provide people with the knowledge about hemp-based products for health and wellness. 

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About Kannaway®
Kannaway® is a network sales and marketing company specializing in the sales and marketing of hemp-based botanical products. Kannaway® currently hosts weekly online sales meetings and conferences across the United States, offering unique insight and opportunity to sales professionals who are desirous of becoming successful leaders in the sale and marketing of hemp-based botanical products.



The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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