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How To Level Up You Cannabis Operations

August 6, 2021 | 1:00 pm | 32 | Operations Management

With the continuation of Cannabis being legalized to the first degree many are continuing to enter the market at an accelerated rate. With our combined experience of 100+ years we have established a network and solid foundation to grow and be successful in the marijuana industry. This industry has incredibly high barriers to entry and we have succeeded in each of our own sectors to now have the experience in aiding you in battling yours

Our goal is to provide the information, connections, and support to continue the cannabis
industry. We aim to function with sustainable, efficient and compliant practices, at home and
beyond The Canna Consortium reach

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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.

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Kim Stuck, Founder/CEO, Allay Consulting LLC

Kim Stuck is the founder and CEO of Allay Consulting, a compliance strategy and services provider serving the hemp and cannabis industries nationwide. She brings a regulator’s keen eye and wide-reaching knowledge on evolving compliance and safety mandates to support businesses in tightly regulated industries.

 Previously, Ms. Stuck held a pioneering role as the nation’s first cannabis and hemp specialist for a major metropolitan public health authority. During her tenure with the City of Denver, home to hundreds of cannabis businesses, she worked as an investigator covering cultivation, manufacturing and retail. Her duties included facility inspections; conducting investigations into improper pesticide use and worker safety; creating regulations; instituting recalls; and public outreach.

Ms. Stuck holds numerous accreditations, such as certified quality auditor (CQA) and certified professional of food safety (CP-FS), among others. In addition to serving on several industry advisory boards, she has been a member of ASTM International’s cannabis standards committee since its 2017 inception.

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Rocco Iannapollo, Director of Business Development, Cannabis Kitchen Supply

Rocco Iannapollo spent nearly 30 years in the Oil and Gas Industry; starting in IT, then 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, in 2017 he became the Director of Emerging Channels at Tundra Restaurant Supply, in Boulder, CO. Tundra has served the restaurant industry for 25+ years and has now served the cannabis industry for 3 years as Cannabis Kitchen Supplies. Since then, he has gained extensive knowledge and built strong relationships with cannabis industry leaders, and readily shares these learnings and relationships with clients.

Utilizing his deep business acumen, particularly around 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.

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