Green Thumb Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Richard Reisin and Hannah Ross as independent members of its Board of Directors. The appointments took effect on September 20, 2023, demonstrating the company’s commitment to growth and innovation in the cannabis industry.
New Board Members Bring Extensive Industry Experience
Richard Reisin, formerly the Executive Vice President and Director at Carylon Corporation, carries a vast background in operations, legal issues, finance, and accountancy into his fresh role at Green Thumb Industries. Earlier, as a CPA and Director for Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams Ltd, Reisin centered his efforts on delivering accounting, auditing, taxation, and advisory solutions for businesses in diverse sectors such as construction, distribution, brokerages, manufacturing, and various services.
Currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer for Edie Parker, Hannah Ross possesses a profound understanding of branding, capital ventures, financial strategies, and operations in the realm of cannabis. Before her tenure at Edie Parker, Ross was part of the Investment Banking arm of Goldman Sachs, guiding firms on activities related to equity markets, including IPOs, transitioning between stock exchanges, initiating spin-offs, follow-on equity deals, and handling mergers and acquisitions, especially in the healthcare and consumer/retail domains.
A Vision for the Future of Cannabis In The United States
Green Thumb Founder, Chairman and CEO Ben Kovler expressed excitement about expanding the Board and welcomed the valuable insights and perspectives Reisin and Ross will bring to the company. Their addition reflects Green Thumb’s commitment to preparing its business for the future of cannabis in the United States, including a potential listing on a major U.S. exchange.
As cannabis legalization and acceptance continue to grow across the country, Green Thumb Industries is poised for success with the appointment of Reisin and Ross, who both have extensive industry experience and knowledge that will contribute to the continued growth and innovation of the company.
Green Thumb Continues Experience-Driven Approach To Expansion
Green Thumb’s RISE Dispensaries operate in various US states, offering an unparalleled cannabis retail experience that includes private consultations, personalized product recommendations, and well-trained staff dedicated to educating customers about their options. The appointment of these new Board Members underscores the company’s focus on expanding this successful model even further.
Their expertise in operations, branding, and finance within the cannabis sector and beyond will prove invaluable as the company expands its reach throughout the nation. As more states legalize recreational marijuana use, Green Thumb Industries Inc. aims to be at the forefront of advancements in the industry, continuously pushing boundaries to provide consumers with new and innovative products and experiences.
A Commitment To Compliance And Innovation
Green Thumb Industries also remains committed to maintaining strict compliance standards while continuing to innovate in the rapidly growing cannabis industry. By bringing experienced independent Board Members like Richard Reisin and Hannah Ross on board, the company can stay ahead of the curve when navigating the complex regulatory landscape associated with cannabis.