VAC Council Member Pearson Crosby
Pearson R. Kennedy-Crosby was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia. He is the oldest of seven children. In 2004, Shortly after graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. During his time in service Pearson achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant(0369) and has been recognized for his actions and superior leadership while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Mr. Crosby went on to study biology at Bucks County Community College and then civil engineering at Drexel University. In 2012, Pearson completed Executive Security International’s, Executive Protection and High Risk Protection programs, graduating with honors. His work as a security professional has taken him to several countries throughout the world. While in Philadelphia, Pearson joined the Philadelphia Police Crisis Intervention Training Team and began mentoring at the Bucks County and Philadelphia Veterans Treatment Court. In 2015, he moved to Fairbanks, Alaska where he became a strong advocate for medical cannabis.
In 2016 he was appointed as the state Alaska Marijuana Industry Association Veterans Liaison and Outreach Director for the Fairbanks chapter. He was featured in HIGH TIMES Magazine April 2017 issue for his work. Seeing that there was a crucial need for transportation and other tertiary services in the industry, he founded his first company. Specializing in professional delivery of cannabis products and cash for licensed business’ only. Which has far surpassed any and all competition in road miles, transactions, compliance, and safety.
Mr. Crosby Is the Sr. Vice Commander and Post Service Officer for VFW Post #3629, the Development Director for The Alaska Veterans Foundation, and an Alaskan Tribal Veterans Representative. He dedicates as much time as possible to his family, Megan and their sons Trey and Odin.