How To Level Up You Cannabis Operations

April 1, 2022 | 2:30 pm | Room 1 | Operations Management

Level up your business by avoiding pitfalls and easy mistakes to create a solid foundation that give you and your business peace of mind. Maintaining regulatory compliance with OSHA, FDA, FTC, and other regulatory bodies is a common issue we see many in this industry run into. Not only does your physical business space need to be compliant, but your advertising, website, and social media must follow strict rules and regulations that are often neglected. In this speaking panel learn how to stay compliant and have legitimate businesses that bring up the industry as a whole and destigmatize cannabis.

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Liz Geisleman, Founder, The CannaConsortium

TheCannaConsortium is a collective of ethically operating ancillary businesses dedicated to advance the Cannabis Industry by promoting quality, compliance, and sustainability. Founders and Partners represent companies that work with clients from Plant to Product and everything in between. Founders include 710 Spirits Extraction Products, Allay Consulting, Amber Scientific, Cannabis Kitchen Supplies and Extract Consultants.

Bill Gorman, Sales/Service Director, Huber USA Inc.

Bill Gorman is the Director of Service and the Botanical Sales division at Huber USA. Huber USA is the technology leader for high precision thermoregulation in research and industry. Our products ensure precise temperature control in laboratories, pilot plants, and production processes. The product range offers solutions for all thermoregulation tasks from -125 to +425°C. Our company is built on the promise of the highest quality products and stand behind that with exceptional service that goes above and beyond other similar products in the industry.

Brittany Burleson, National Sales Manager, Amber Scientific

Experienced Outside Sales Account Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the wholesale industry. Skilled in NetSuite, Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Management, and Manufacturing. Strong sales professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

John Roelke, Sales Ambassador, Extract Consultants

John Roelke has a profound understanding of terpenes and flavor profiles for consumable cannabis products. He is the National Sales Manager for Extract Consultants, working in this role for over four years. John has worked with some of the largest brands in the country to stabilize their processes and products.

Rocco Iannapollo, Chief Brand Officer at Rocky Mountain Reagents

Rocco Iannapollo worked in the Oil and Gas Industry for nearly 30 years, beginning in IT and progressing through Project Management, Procurement/Supply Chain, HR, Real Estate & Facilities, Transportation/Logistics, and finally Drug & Alcohol Testing. Several years ago, he left corporate America and fulfilled a life-long passion and began working in the cannabis industry. After a couple of consulting gigs, he became the Chief Brand Officer at Cannabis Kitchen Supplies, in Boulder, CO in 2017. Since then, he has gained extensive knowledge and built strong relationships with cannabis industry leaders, and he readily shares these learnings and relationships with clients. Rocco is also one of the founding members of The CannaConsortium, a collection of vetted businesses aligned in support of the cannabis industry and its leaders, from plant to product. Utilizing his deep business acumen, particularly in supply chain and vendor management, Rocco has become a versatile advocate for client needs. In addition to optimizing client supply chains (using Total Cost of Ownership principles), he is well-positioned to help companies implement sustainable business practices and develop business strategies to improve performance and enhance resiliency.