Garret, MBA, is currently the COO for a vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator.
He is responsible for ongoing strategy and P&L/budgeting oversight of cultivation, production, retail, wholesale, marketing, and IT infrastructure.
He is also responsible for creating a durable and consistent company culture focused on employee and customer engagement and scaling operational efficiencies.
He is open to relocation and hybrid roles.
In his current role as COO, Garret led company efforts to align on initial retail and wholesale pricing for 4 new product brands and >30 new-to-market SKUs, with ongoing coordination, including weekly/monthly meetings to ensure pricing collaboration between retail and wholesale, and a margin-prioritized approach to biomass revenue generation.
With 2 decades of experience in retail, including overseeing more than 25 new store openings and managing >200 locations, Garret has pioneered operational efficiencies and expense reductions, including generating over $300M in additional annual revenues through leading a design overhaul of an operating model while streamlining labor, adding zero cost to the model, and shrinking the operating footprint.
As COO, Garret is directly responsible for the effective utilization and ROI for support functions to accelerate revenue generation and margin capture, including marketing, IT, HR, and Compliance.
He is also responsible for ensuring that all marketing endeavors are successfully implemented, evaluated, and adjusted for optimum revenue capture and guest engagement, leading to Return On Ad Spend ratios of >6:1.