Director of Extraction
Design, buildout, and launch of extraction labs


Relevant Skills

Writing & implementing extraction methods, Producing high-quality cannabis, Scaling up extraction labs

Expertise Summary
  • As the Director of Extraction for a vertically integrated multi-state operator, Brycen led the design, buildout, and launch of new extraction laboratories and the renovation of a manufacturing facility.
    • He wrote and implemented methods and practices for extraction, refinement, remediation, GMP, OSHA and operational training standards and procedures, inventory tracking, performance reviews, and security while ensuring compliance of all operations.
    • He has a degree in Biological Sciences.
  • Brycen led the development of methods and controls for producing high-quality medical-grade cannabis through many extraction methods including LPG (butane & propane), CO2, ethanol, and solventless processes.
    • His work assisted a cannabis company in winning in all three concentrate categories at a 2019 competition.
  • Brycen renovated, rebranded, and scaled up a failing extraction lab losing $30K/day into an operation generating $250K+/month in revenue within 6 months in the role of Laboratory Director.
    • He designed and commissioned custom batch-tracking software, implementing KPIs and strict quality control standards, and adding new products.
  • Brycen is also an experienced analytical chemist in the cannabis industry.
    • The potency and shelf-life stability studies Brycen conducted directly enabled the launch of a CBD brand for pets.
    • He also built the first pesticide and heavy metals test methods using LC-MS/MS and ICP technology.

2022 Cannabis Industry Salary Guide

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