HIGHLIGHTS of CANNABIS QUALIFICATIONS
Strong scientific, analytical, technical, creative, visionary mind with understanding of building management systems, energy efficiency and related equipment for cannabis cultivation and extraction
8 years of management experience with ability to work and communicate effectively with vendors, customers, cultivators, engineers and other team players for diagnosis and fixing of possible problems
7 years of cannabis growing experience, well-informed about horticulture: indoor and greenhouse environments, living soil and soilless medium methods, plant life cycle, pest & disease prevention, nutrients, crop registration, plant sap testing, grow medium testing.
Observant, problem solver, detail-oriented, reliable, team player, friendly with a dedicated strong work ethic, critical thinking and a tremendous ability to rapidly absorb new high-level complex subjects and processes.
Passionate about learning all things growing and have been studying on my own logging 500+ hours about cannabis cultivation, extraction, facilities management, product development, competitive brands, industry trends and more. Completed Black Sheep Boot Camp taught by industry leading Master Growers. Currently studying John Kempf’s methods for sustainable eco-agriculture.
Self-employed // California – Denver – NYC 2011-present
Seasoned grower of fruits, herbs, vegetables and cannabis for indoor/outdoor/mixed-light with a detailed-eye and loving daily care
Extensive knowledge on a wide variety of Sativa, Indica and Hybrid strains and their environmental sensitivities and growing personalities
Consulted clients on various medicinal strains and products to help alleviate their health and wellness issues such as chronic pain, anxiety, depression, menstrual pain, Crohn’s disease, endometriosis, cancer and opioid addiction through various cannabis consumption methods from flower, vapes, concentrates, edibles, suppositories, tinctures and topicals
Established strong relationships with suppliers and service providers in California for world-class genetics, various systems equipment, distribution & sales channels, branding and marketing companies with high-profile celebrity clients, finance and compliance and more.
FALCON VANGUARD LLC
Facilities Manager // Cultivation Team 2017-2018
Consulted on the energy systems and building design of a 30,000 SF mixed light Greenhouse for cannabis cultivation and extraction
Managed B2B relationships with grow system suppliers such as HVAC, Fan-Pad systems, irrigation systems, solventless and hydrocarbon extraction systems, as well as lab testing equipment of liquid and gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, and more
Responsible for creating SOPs, inventory, quality control and overseeing equipment and systems to make sure everything is running smoothly and properly in a compliant manner
Provided financial pro forma for prospective yields for greenhouse construction, cultivation and extraction processes over a 5 year period
MYMOON RESTAURANT, BAR + EVENT SPACE
Bar Manager // Williamsburg, Brooklyn 2016-2018
Responsible for all things beverage related: operation of bar, inventory management of purchasing and delivery schedules, vendor relations, curating menus, pricing, hiring, scheduling for up to 25 employees at a time customer service with a smile
Bartender + Bar Manager // NYC 2011-2013
Responsible for overseeing all things beverage related: operations, inventory management of purchasing and delivery schedules, vendor relations, curating menus, pricing, hiring, scheduling for up to 30 employees at a time and customer relations with hotel guests
U.S. Operations Manager // NYC + Turkey 2012-2013
Glassware manufacturer with headquarters in Turkey and a showroom in New York
Removed inefficiencies and raised profits from U.S. operations
Created status reports and pro-forma budgets and reported to senior management
Responsible for inventory management and managing client and B2B relationships
TUMAS MARBLE FACTORY // Quality Engineer 2010-2012
Marble mining and manufacturing company in Turkey, with 5 quarries and a processing
• Responsible for ensuring quality standards and customer specifications are met
• Optimized use of resources from marble by-products to energy consumption
• Maintained the mechanical systems and trained new employees
• Took measures for environmental protection by implementing a gray-water
capture system and waste-management practices
Race to Zero Competition 2015
Annual energy efficiency design competition hosted by the Department of Energy
• Designed Net-Zero Energy Consumption homes with a team of engineers and architects.
• Selected, sized and implemented mechanical and electrical systems.
• Created financial models for photovoltaic systems and home mortgage.
Building Science seminar with the Department of Energy 2015
Completed 12-hour intensive course from DOE taught by industry leaders
• Northeastern University – M.S in Energy Systems Engineering 16’
• Fordham University –B.S. Engineering Physics 09’
Languages & Documents: Spanish (Level 2 & learning), English, Turkish
U.S. Permanent Resident