Henry Valles is the Founder of Hemp Building Ventures, a consulting and development company bringing hemp-based building materials to mainstream real estate and construction industries. He is also a founding Board Member of the US Hemp Building Association, the Texas Hemp Coalition and a licensed NAR GREEN Certified Broker Associate and REALTOR® with Realty Austin. In 2017, He spearheaded Austin’s first hempcrete home in Community First Village, a community for the chronically homeless. Henry has presented at multiple conferences, such as the International Hemp Building Symposium, SXSW, SingularityU and EarthX. Inspired to bring more sustainable and non-toxic solutions to the real estate and building industries, Henry continues to educate his community and champion the use of hemp-based building materials through his real estate and hemp building consulting practices.