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VP of Operations
Operations and Management

LeelaConfident VP of Operations comfortable with initiating change

Relevant Skills

Strong leadership abilities, creates efficient standards and strategies, highly adaptable

Expertise Summary
  • Leela is a seasoned, strategic Retail and Operations executive with exceptional experience in operations with various verticals, including retail, marketing, technology, and events and training.
  • Her current and past cannabis retail roles include VP of Retail, Regional Director of Store Development, and District Manager.
  • Over the past 2 years in the cannabis industry, Leela developed and implemented operational standards for 15 dispensaries in 8 states annualizing $100M in revenue.
    • She has led the transition of mergers and acquisitions, developed the playbook for store management and openings, and led new construction management.
  • Leela is obsessed with creating an exceptional experience for both customers and employees and has surpassed companies such as Apple and Nordstrom in this space.
  • Leela has years of consistent positive performance with both top and bottom-line targets, generating monetary value within the specialty retail sector.
    • She has deep experience in startups, transformations, and rapid change companies throughout her career.
  • Leela has experience building firm foundations through people, programs, process, and technology, then scaling stores up year after year.
    • She prides herself on strong and inspirational leadership while coaching and mentoring retail management and staff.
    • She is open to relocation in the U.S.

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