Codie Sanchez

Codie Sanchez

Founder and CEO of Contrarian Thinking

Codie Sanchez is the founder and CEO of Contrarian Thinking, one of the fastest growing financial media businesses with 6 million followers and 100 million monthly views. She is the founder of Contrarian Thinking Capital, a venture capital firm, and Main Street Holding Company with 25+ small or what we call “boring businesses.” Think car washes, laundromats, property management companies, etc.
She is a former partner at one of the largest cannabis investment firms, where she invested in 65+
companies. Her specialty is in the roll-up, turnaround, and add-on space. She built First Trust’s $1B+ AUM Latin America business and held leadership positions at Goldman Sachs, State Street, and Vanguard.
She started as a journalist where she won the JFK award and Howard Buffett Foundation grant for border
conflict. Sanchez is a pundit on CNBC, Fox, Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, People en Español, and
Business Wire. She was listed as a 25 Most Innovative Leader in Cannabis, The Cannabis Disruptor by MG Retailer, and a Top Young Investor by Forbes. She has an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, a master’s from ESADE and Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and a B.A. from Arizona State University. She sits on the board of Permian Capital Hedge Fund, Magma Partners Chilean Venture Fund, and E-commerce Fuel Investment Fund.