QuincySix Sigma Black Belt with 15+ years leading innovation
Leading innovation and new market entry, Development and launch of consumer-centric retail , Improving cultivation planning efficiency
Quincy is a certified Project Manager Professional and Six Sigma Black Belt with 15+ years of experience in managing cross-functional teams, helping companies unlock their potential to scale effectively.
She built her expertise in leading innovation and new market entry within the spirits, candy, and food sectors, bringing consistent best practices to develop go-to-market strategies that drive revenue and speed to execution.
Quincy helps resolve critical needs, ranging from process optimization and development, brand/portfolio positioning, innovation pipeline strategy, supply chain issues, demand and inventory management, and expense reduction.
Leveraging her expertise in innovation, new market entry, and process to scale, she recently completed a contract with a large MSO to optimize their processes for bringing products to their emerging markets.
As the VP of Commercialization for a vertically integrated premium operator, she leveraged her expertise in developing brand and go-to-market strategies to transform the product mix and pricing.
The portfolio overhaul delivered a 31% gross margin improvement through procurement savings, optimized process engineering, and innovation while focusing on quality.
The optimized portfolio received the highest industry accolades by sweeping the premier cannabis competition in 2020 (1st place cups 6 times & 3rd place medal 1 time).
During the height of Covid, Quincy was responsible for leading agency partners and cross-functional teams in the development and launch of a consumer-centric retail experience, resulting in the successful opening of 7 new dispensary locations across 3 states within 1 year.
Quincy created a sensory feedback process, increasing the R&D project success rate by 27%, decreasing selection timelines by 55%, and improving cultivation planning efficiency based on time and space constraints.
To drive the organization’s M&A strategy and position for sale, she led a strategy to expedite the launch of organic candy categories leveraging capabilities across 5 internal plants, 1 co-manufacturer, and 2 distribution centers to deliver $53.9M in projected incremental sales in the first year.
Quincy oversaw 3 multimillion-dollar brand acquisitions, including managing integration teams, providing process training for new team members, and combining product lines and personnel.