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General Manager
Executive and Management

GarysonPassionate General Manager full of ideas to progress cannabis

Relevant Skills

Developing new workforce programs/curriculums, identifying best-practice standards, handles operations dynamically and creatively

Expertise Summary
  • As General Manager of a cannabis operation, Garyson oversaw the complete construction buildout of a 60,000 sq. ft. greenhouse and processing facility.
    • In addition, he successfully procured both cultivation and processing licenses while creating the entire footprint (94% wholesale market penetration) in Ohio to ensure P&L/EBITDA targets were realized.
    • He was appointed to be spokesperson to speak on behalf of the cannabis industry during an adult-use legislation introduction.
  • Garyson was appointed to the Advisory Board for a college, which has a Cannabis Laboratories Technician Program.
    • He provided support and advice to academic programs, assisted in the development of new workforce programs/curriculums, and identified best-practice standards in the cannabis industry.
    • He also created an intern program to ensure a talent pipeline for hire was available for graduating students.
  • While at another premier cannabis company, Garyson oversaw and managed 17 Flower rooms (700sq.ft. – 2200sq.ft.) and 2 Processing/Extraction Labs across 2 states with a combined 200+ employees.
    • In addition, he ensured the execution of Organic Certifications, which was 1 of only 2 in the state.
    • This certification validated that all flower grown at the company falls under the strict guidance and regulations of organic consumption.
  • Garyson has 12+ years of extensive experience in all areas of large-scale manufacturing, including operations, quality management, maintenance, inventory/warehousing, R&D, innovation and supply chain.
    • He was responsible for the integration of proven automated technologies, advancing manufacturing capacity and substantially lowering operational cost.
  • As a Director of Operations, he gained extensive experience in the highly regulated and SOP-driven Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry.
    • He led the production of over 1 billion Oral Solid Dose units annually, which led the company to being in the top 5 largest generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in the U.S.
  • Garyson is a dynamic and creative operations professional that creates a culture of accountability, empowerment, continuous improvement, customer focus, collaboration, celebration of good work, involvement and development of all people.
    • His personal mandate would be to energize and motivate by using effective leadership and subscribing to firmness and patience

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