GarysonPassionate General Manager full of ideas to progress cannabis
Developing new workforce programs/curriculums, identifying best-practice standards, handles operations dynamically and creatively
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