We are pleased to share that Medicine Man Technologies’ parent company is now doing business as Schwazze.
Schwazze is creating a leading platform for vertical integration in Colorado and beyond, promoting sustainable growth and increased access to capital, while delivering best-quality service and products to the end consumer. Upon the completion of its announced acquisitions, its portfolio will consist of top-tier licensed brands spanning cultivation, extraction, infused-product manufacturing, dispensary operations, consulting and nutrient line. Learn more about Schwazze on their website: www.Schwazze.com.
MEDICINE MAN TECHNOLOGIES
EXPERIENCED CANNABIS INDUSTRY CONSULTANTS
Medicine Man Technologies has been supporting clients around the globe through its cannabis consulting practice since 2014. With a deep wealth of knowledge and cannabis industry experience, our passionate and multi-faceted team has been dedicated to helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams of being part of the regulated cannabis industry. From winning coveted cannabis business licenses and launching and establishing new brands, design, build, and optimize state-of the art facilities to implementing operating plans and standard procedures and educating staff through their unique and customized hands-on training programs Medicine Man Technologies is your go-to resource for the cannabis industry all while keeping safety in mind. For new and experienced operators alike, Medicine Man Technologies’ team of experts has the passion, reputation, knowledge, and experience to help your team succeed.
Meet the Team:
Carrie Roberts Director, Professional Services
Carrie Roberts oversees teams who are focused on business development, the licensing application process, facility design and engineering, dispensary and cultivation training and deployment, as well as overall project management. Having worked in the legalized cannabis industry since 2014, she is an expert in navigating complex cannabis regulations and emerging state cannabis programs across the country. She holds a BA in Sociology and Criminal Justice and is a former Colorado POST-certified law enforcement officer. Carrie brings a strong entrepreneurial and business background, as well as expertise in business development, marketing, and customer experience management. Carrie is a proud Colorado native who, when she’s not focused on assisting her clients and her team, spends her free time snowboarding, traveling, racing her Camaro, and spending time with her family and 2 pitbulls, Rebel and Raine.
Matt Best Director, Professional Services
Matt Best co-directs Medicine Man Technologies with a focus on client services, business development, and project management. He holds a B.A. in Communication and Integrated Marketing Communications from the State University of New York, College at Geneseo. Matt has a strong background in organizational and interpersonal communication, media and marketing, as well as business development and client relations. Prior to joining Medicine Man Technologies, Matt led the media department at leading advertising agency in Boulder, CO where he oversaw the planning, buying, and execution of regional and national marketing campaigns.
Ryan Schuelke Director of Cultivation
Ryan Schuelke oversees the Cultivation Services team with a focus on consulting and training new and existing operators on cannabis cultivation best practices. With over 10 years of cannabis cultivation experience, Ryan guides clients on running world-class cultivation operations that deliver consistent, high quality, high yield cannabis production. Ryan is an outdoor enthusiast, originally from South Dakota, who is passionate about cannabis and improving people’s quality of life.
Marc Harvill Business Development Manager
As Business Development Manager, Marc is responsible for following emerging markets, leading the business development team, and managing new and existing client relationships. Marc has a background in pharmacy operations both in the manufacturing and retail space, with more than 10 years of experience. He holds a B.A in Marketing and Spanish from PSU and an MBA from Washburn University. Prior to joining Medicine Man Technologies, Marc worked for one of the largest privately operated pharmacy technology companies in the country, specifically focused on training and development, hardware and software testing and quality assurance.
Stuart Ware Business Development Associate
Stuart Ware is a Business Development Associate with Medicine Man Technologies. He holds a BA in Business Marketing from Illinois State University and currently facilitates new business within emerging cannabis markets. Prior to joining Medicine Man Technologies, Stuart worked as a national sales representative for a large construction company until his passion for the cannabis industry pulled him away. His passion brought him to Medicine Man Production Co. where he became a lead cultivator and expert in large scale cannabis cultivation. Today he combines experience with skills to provide clients with a comprehensive understanding of cultivation and dispensary operations.
Jason Beek Sales & Business Development
With nearly 15 years of consultative sales in a diversity of industries, Jason has a unique skill set to identify and accurately address client’s needs. Aligning clients’ needs with internal resources and external networks he is able to create total solutions that would not exist otherwise. He has continually exceeded expectations and taken on leadership roles to further his impact and improve the companies he has worked for. Jason’s mantra is to ensure a win-win for client and company.
Kaitlin Chichester Facility Design Manager
Kaitlin Chichester is the Facility Design Manager at Medicine Man Technologies, holding a B.S. in Interior Design from Kansas State University. Kaitlin leads the Medicine Man Technologies’ Facility Design team, which provides guidance to our clients throughout the initial planning, development, and construction phases of their projects to ensure their facilities are setup to achieve their operational goals. Kaitlin approaches each project with a mind for human-centered sustainable design and collaborates with MMT’s operational subject matter experts to consistently deliver optimal design solutions and set the standards for client cannabis facilities. Prior to joining Medicine Man Technologies, Kaitlin worked as an Interior Architect at ACI Boland Architects where she specialized in healthcare design and gained valuable experience designing for infection control, corporate standards, and regulatory compliance. Her role unites her drive for thoughtful, innovative design with continuous education. Her philosophy: design is creative problem solving. The tougher the problem, the better the design.
Amanda Ruge Facility Design Specialist
Amanda Ruge is Medicine Man Technologies’ Facility Design Specialist who works with clients looking to pave their way in the cannabis industry. To accomplish this, Amanda seeks to understand her client’s goals in addition to collaborating with industry experts to provide compliant schematic designs with operational guidance during application and deployment phases. She brings a background in visual merchandising comprising of accessory and merchandise changes, store display assemblies, and overnight launches. Previously working as an Office Designer at Patterson Dental in Minneapolis, MN, Amanda gained experience in 3D model creation, content management, and rendering along with creating dental office designs specific to the needs of the doctor or multi-state operator. She uses her B.A. in Interior Design from Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design and passion for continuous research to stay on top of design and cannabis industry trends, with a goal to always be on the lookout for new ways to improve current practices.
Valerie Sandidge Dispensary Account Specialist
In her role as Dispensary Account Specialist , Valerie is responsible for content development, sales and fulfillment of all dispensary-based products and services, and hands-on dispensary training. She has a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Sociology from Black Hills State University. In 2015 Valerie joined the cannabis industry working at an adult use dispensary in Aurora, CO where she developed a strong understanding of retail marijuana operations, products, and customer service. This experience, in combination with her background in community outreach and development, as well as expertise in organizational communications laid the foundation for her transition into the consulting industry.
Hattie Beal, MBA Dispensary Account Coordinator
Hattie is responsible for content development, sales and fulfillment of all dispensary-based products and services. She holds a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design from the University of the Arts London, a B.S. in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Marketing, as well as an MBA from Johnson & Wales University. Her fascination with the cannabis market began in 2011 while studying International Business & Communications at Inholland University outside of Amsterdam. Prior to Medicine Man Technologies, Hattie explored various facets of the cannabis industry over the last five years. She has a strong background in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, and compliance.
Matt Lamoureaux Cultivation Services Consultant
Matt Lamoureaux has over 15 years of cultivation experience to include growing and consulting on outdoor, greenhouse, and indoor cultivation facilities. Matt is a certified Three A Light consultant who works with Medicine Man Technologies’ clients to help them achieve both their operational and cultivation goals. Matt is a Chicagoland native who is highly skilled in all areas of cannabis cultivation to include expertise in plant propagation, vegetation, flowering, harvesting, trimming, drying and curing and is passionate about sharing his years of expertise with clients to help them efficiently grow the highest quality flower possible.
Nicholas DeVincent Cultivation Services Consultant
Nick is a highly motivated cannabis professional with 10+ years of experience in cultivation and management. Skilled in the development and implementation of rules, regulations, and policies, Nick uses his expertise to help clients advance their company goals and objectives. Adept in the continuous development of staff, including training and scheduling responsibilities, along with a proven history of installing successful SOP’s for preventative and streamlined procedures, Nick has been highly effective in helping clients launch and run successful cannabis cultivation facilities. With a proven expertise in the recognition and elimination techniques of plant diseases and insects, Nick is also able to help clients navigate potential pitfalls and operate efficiently and profitably in a very capital intensive and regulatory heavy industry.