WilcotProven Director of Cultivation with 11 years of experience
Operations, manufacturing, sales
Covering multiple aspects of the industry (operations, cultivation, manufacturing, packaging, logistics, and sales), Wilcot has gained experience each step of the way, allowing him to provide first-hand insight to many environments.
He’s a seasoned leader with 11+ years of experience in cannabis cultivation, post-harvest management, and consulting.
He’s demonstrated ability to lead teams, enhance operational efficiency, and oversee cultivation systems in large-scale facilities.
Wilcot is an expert in implementing and optimizing Grow Automations systems and managing METRC/Trellis.
He is a multi-lingual professional with fluency in English and Spanish.
Joining cannabis post-legalization, Wilcot has added an analytical and data-based perspective to organizations that the industry was lacking.
He prides himself on making decisions with a strong foundation in accurate data, and believes it is a tried-and-true method of pulling away from the masses in an industry as competitive as cannabis.
With an emphasis on organization, planning, and forecasting, he is able to provide control over an operation that allows the model to be scaled and applied ubiquitously.
Wilcot’s most recent clients experienced 2x yield, brought 4 of 8 rooms online (total of 8 of 8 operational), steady state scheduling with predictable daily operations, data-based plantings, and averages 30-35% THC.
He managed 80-90 team members to facilitate the production of 23,000 sq. ft. of canopy and 12,000+ lb./annually.
Wilcot designed and implemented a minimal labor model at the start of COVID, which allowed the operation to avoid heavy losses, maintain crew member employment, and preserve the revenue stream.
He produced and published SOPs for the cultivation-to-post harvest pipeline that are now applied to multiple operations around the world.
Wilcot eliminated a 3,300 lb. and a 3,500 lb. backlog in post-harvest by aggregating stakeholders, proper planning/communication, and ensuring all milestones were reached.
He eliminated IPM risks such as spider mites, russet mites, root aphids, foliar aphids, thrips, fungus gnats, powdery mildew, botrytis, aspergillus, and iguana.
Currently, he is utilizing an AI-based controls system that positions operations to achieve increased yields.