Dillan is a seasoned veteran in the cannabis industry as well as a formally educated Ph.D. with a background in natural product pharmaceuticals and plant-based medicines.
As a Laboratory Director, a Facility Director, and most recently, a Chief Operating Officer, Dillan has experience overseeing laboratory designs and buildouts, installing, and commissioning equipment, and managing staff members in a variety of departments (admin, sales, compliance, manufacturing, and R&D).
Dillan has been a cannabis advocate in several states, including California, Arizona, Maine, Maryland, Ohio, and Connecticut giving testimony as an unofficial lobbyist in 2 states.
He was also awarded 2 contracts from the Department of Commerce to assist with rules and regulation writing and to score medical cannabis applications as a private contractor.
Dillan is as comfortable in a board room as he is in a laboratory and can give equal due diligence in analyzing anything from sales forecasts and P&L statements to equipment specification sheets and scientific literature.
He is exceptionally well-rounded by his formal education as a research scientist and his real-world experience being a business owner and entrepreneur.
He is a true asset to any enterprise that needs him to wear more than one hat at a time.