Eric Hutchings has joined the board of advisors at HempWave, a Phoenix-based company that partners with farmers across the country to grow, cultivate and harvest commercial-grade hemp plants and seeds to produce medicinal grade cannabidiol (CBD oils) and other hemp byproducts. The company said Hutchings’ experience will enable him to advise HempWave on both regulatory compliance and government relations. Hutchings has significant experience in the financial industry and has held several securities licenses in both the U.S. and Australia. He also serves in the Utah House of Representatives, serving as speaker pro tempore, and serves on several legislative committees. He also serves as the co-chair for the National Conference of State Legislatures, Law and Criminal Justice Committee.