Compliance, budgeting/forecasting, and improving government relations
Cultivating and implementing strategies, New business development, Maximizing profitability for the business
Alden is a COO and former Director of Operations for one of the most competitive and well-established branded cannabis retailers, cultivators, and manufacturers in Colorado.
His responsibilities included compliance, budgeting/forecasting, maintaining and improving government & vendor relations, new business development, marketing, hiring, and serving as the bridge between the executive’s vision and the staff’s execution.
Alden was hired as a budtender, and he became the Regional Manager within 12 months.
He proved to be a powerfully effective team leader with the ability to conceptualize and deliver strategies that propel future growth and maximize profitability for the business.
He is a highly organized, energetic, and proactive executive with strong business acumen, exceptional communication, and a passion for quality with successful outcomes.
Alden started with 3 locations and through great results, opened 3 more locations, one of them being in a new state.
With another cannabis company, he grew the company from 2 locations to 7 fully operational locations and started to open 4 more to get to 11.
He cultivated and implemented strategies that generated $24M in increased revenue in less than 2 years.
With a background in business management, Alden has in-depth knowledge of diverse business functions/principles and believes the model for a successful business starts with people, processes, systems, and inventory (in that order).
He is a motivated leader who sets the example for team members, deploying a detail-oriented focus to achieve goals.
He is an innovative, people-focused professional who creates synergy within the team and corporate partners.