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    Aaron Ferguson Director of Cultivation

    Oklahoma City, OK, USA af2019-1.docx
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    Aaron Ferguson
    Master Grower / Facility Manager – PBR LLC
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Esteemed 20 years in commercial legal cannabis industry. Experience in CA, OR & OK
    MJ fwy and METRC certified
    Willing to relocate: Anywhere
    Work Experience

    Director of Cultivation – Facility Manager
    Platinum Brick Road LLC – Oklahoma City, OK
    January 2019 to Present
    Manage 33k sqft Cultivation facility in accordance with OK Statutes and constitution.
    Set and balance budget.
    Hire, train and maintain staff.
    identify and implement SOP’s.
    Nutrient protocols and recipes.
    IPM remediation and protocols.
    Design Light sets and room layout
    qualify sub contractors.
    Develop NDA agreements keep records.
    Compliance protocols.
    Mj Fwy software & METRC integration
    State records and reports maintenance and submission.
    Manage staff of 10-25 staff.
    Control propagation and reset timing from harvest to harvest.
    Develop and implement base market strategy and strain selection based on demand research.
    Market research and adaptive harvest techniques.
    Phenotype hunting.
    Selective breeding techniques.
    Pheno identification and recording.
    strain cycle scheduling and room setup.
    HIPPAA confidentiality and protocols.
    Base record keeping FOH & BOH
    Interface with corporate to meet and exceed goals.
    Interface with corporate to implement new regulation, review systems and protocols.

    Master Grower / Facility Manager
    June 2017 to November 2018
    Operation and maintenance of 125 light flowering multi grow room configuration, with cloning, breeding and vegetative areas as well. Compete clone to packaging for retail. Setup and care for complete facility, both grow and environmental. Manage staff of 7-12 fluctuating employees, with on call trim staff. MRX/APEKS Supercritical Extraction Machine set up, operation and maintenance. Manage timelines and determine cut schedule, growing cycles and harvesting. OLCC licensed and METRC certified.

    Cannabis Consultant
    INOUI Collective
    2010 to 2017
    Medical Cannabis Cultivation & Consultant
    Operation of indoor multi-room industrial space, that focused around boutique hydroponic seed to sale concept. Along with my partner, we converted an empty 3000 sq ft industrial building into a custom designed, multi floor, multi-room facility. The grow areas consisted of an HVAC air-lock closed loop filtration system enhanced with CO2. Integrated an array of growing techniques that range from; top-feed slab system, feed-to-waste and re-circulating. Consistently created a large scale boutique cannabis product that was wholesale to local Los Angeles are dispensaries. In 2011, the INOUI Collective was created to help serve a closed loop group of around 75-100 fluctuating patients for their various medical conditions. Individually verified and monitored each patient to meet current state compliance. This collective was operated by two principle partners (myself included) and a rotating staff of 7-12 individuals.

    Self Employed
    Self Employed
    2003 to 2010
    Built, operated and maintained an array of grow rooms ranging from light deprivation greenhouse to commercial scale indoor spaces. Managed a small crew of 2-7 individuals rotated on an as needed basis. Set, met and exceeding budget requirements while creating grade A top shelf cannabis.

    HVAC (7 years)
    RETAIL (7 years)
    CLONING (1 year)
    Facilities Management
    MS Office


    METRC administrator
    April 2018 to April 2022
    Additional Information
    Areas of expertise

    Seed Propagation Flower Strains & Concentrate Production
    Cloning & Transplanting Harvesting
    Selective Breeding Techniques Curing & Proper Long Term Dry Storage Techniques
    Phenotype Hunting Boutique Hand Trimming and Automated Manicuring
    PPM, pH & EC Calculations Edibles & Topical Formulation and Production
    Chemical Level Monitoring Clean Room Air Lock Protocols
    IPM Remediation Protocols Electrical Installations Quality Control Pre Retail Deliverable Preparation
    CO2 & HVAC Design Law Regulation Review and Implementation
    Customer Relations and Business Development

    Industry expertise


    Graduate 1989 Gen Ed. at Saint Monica

    Private catholic prep high school.

    1991 Gen ed /business marketing. at SMC

    2 years of college and went into corporate b2b sales. Fortune 100 level clientele.