Business

People Mover: Hirings, Promotions and More, 10/18/20

By Alex Halperin
Oct 18, 2020

Welcome to WeedWeek’s People Mover, where we follow hirings, departures, promotions and other key personnel changes in the cannabis world.

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This week:

  • Testing lab Cannasafe announced four executive hires: Todd Geller, formerly of LeafLogix, has joined as VP of business development; Matthew McCormack is the company’s new CFO; Keith Wheatson, Ph.D. has joined as SVP, Mergers and Acquisitions and Aaron Stancik, Ph.D. is the new VP of science.
  • Excelsior College, which recently launched a graduate certificate in cannabis control program named 13 high profile figures to it Cannabis Industrial Advisory Committee. They are:  Tessa Adams (CA), Head of Marketing, MOXIE; Solonje Burnett (NY), Founder, Humble Bloom; Paul Coble (AZ), Founder & CEO, Thalo; Robert Hunt (CA), Founder & Managing Member, Linnaea Holdings; Tahir Johnson (MD) Membership Manager & DEI Manager, National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA); Kris Krane (IL), President, 4Front Ventures; Marion McNabb (NC), President, Cannabis Center of Excellence; Amanda Ostrowitz (IL), Senior Vice President & Founder of CannaRegs (now part of Fyllo); Ashley Picillo (CO), Founder, Point 7 Group; Amanda Reiman (CA ), VP of Community Development, Flow Kana; Kathryn Reiter (CA), Compliance Manager, Natura Life + Science; Dylan Shropshire (HI), Founder & COO, Big Island Grown; Danniel Swatosh (NY) Founder, Humble Bloom.