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Director of Cultivation
LOOKING FOR:
Permanent
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
7
EXPERTISE:
Cultivation/Project Management

DamianDirector of Cultivation unafraid to break the status-quo

Relevant Skills

Increasing business resilience, product development , directing facility operations

Expertise Summary
  • Damian has a Bachelor’s Degree in Organic and Sustainable Horticulture and experience in cannabis production at all scales in 3 states.
    • He managed a 175,000 sq. ft. greenhouse space in IL and was responsible for prototyping organic cultivation & propagation systems at scale in OK.
    • Damian also has 10+ years of consultation for cannabis growers across the U.S.
    • He directed 25 full-time volunteers in the distribution of supplies to a national network of more than 60,000 activists.
  • As a Director of Cultivation, he converted a 22-acre hay farm and koi business into a year-round cannabis facility, generating more than $5.3 million in salable products.
    • He developed simple tracking and locating tools for 56 booms responsible for watering and fertigating 980,000 sq. ft. of production space.
    • Creating a standardized nutrient and chemical dosing procedures for an 85-acre greenhouse staff, he saved the company up to $150,000 per week in chemical applications.
  • Damian oversaw the construction of 4 new 3,000 sq. ft. production environments as well as the adaptation of 3 existing structures (each between 600 and 2,400 sq. ft.) for cannabis purposes.
    • He developed and tested zero-waste cannabis production methods which can be applied in any business to reduce COGS up to 70% and increase terpene profiles by 150%.
  • Damian created propagation protocols that root cannabis cuttings 20% faster, using 5x less space than status-quo methods.
    • He also deployed 4 new products, tripling the initially planned revenue streams and increasing business resilience.
    • He directed all aspects of facility operations using a lean team of only 5 full-time employees with seasonal labor for outdoor harvests.

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