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Sr. Director of Operations

PhillipSr. Director of Operations with a vast, multi-industry skillset

Relevant Skills

Broad knowledge of processes, leveraging opportunities through networking, multi-industry knowledge of manufacturing and development

Expertise Summary
  • Phillip was most recently a Sr. Director of Operations for a large MSO in the cannabis industry.
    • He brings 4+ years of cannabis facility (manufacturing and cultivation) experience along with 15 years of background in consumer packaged goods.
    • This experience is across the cosmetic, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, supply chain, and cannabis industries.
    • Phillip’s unique experience across several industries aligns with his studies as an Industrial Engineer at Rutgers University.
  • Phillip has been a Plant Manager for 1 facility and a Director for 5 facilities.
    • He oversaw the cultivation of plants, extraction of oil and concentrates, the manufacturing of products, and the development of new products.
    • During his time in cannabis, he oversaw dispensaries along with their supply chain plans for continued growth.
  • He started his career in Project Management in cosmetics, which quickly turned into operations management.
    • That has allowed opportunities for unionized and non-union facility management, CBA negotiations, KPI development, capital project development, and facility and cultivation construction.
    • He maintains great relationships with many equipment manufacturers and various companies across the country.
  • Phillip has developed and launched 30+ SKUs, 3 brands, and hundreds of processes in the cannabis space.
    • He has experience with various products and high-speed pharmaceutical equipment, allowing him to build a broader knowledge of processes.
    • He has worked out deals for material wholesaling and third-party manufacturing in cannabis and used this background to leverage retail opportunities and drive better margins in his dispensaries.
  • Being the child of military parents, he spent most of his childhood moving around, opening his eyes to many religions, cultures, and languages.
    • It also ignited his love for travel, which has helped with his career in cannabis.
    • He has participated in cannabis work in California, Nevada, Arizona, Florida, and New York, along with corporate planning in Illinois, New Jersey, Virginia, and Massachusetts.

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