Nichole West

Cannabis Business 
Development &
Efficiency Coach
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"It has become very clear that operational efficiencies are one of the most needed refinements of the cannabis industry's next steps."

-Nichole West

PROFESSIONAL

MY SKILL LEVEL IN CANNABIS

RETAIL

95%

CULTIVATION

80%

MANUFACTURING

75%

DISTRIBUTION

85%

LICENSING

80%

SOFTWARE IMPLEMENTATION  

85%

BUSINESS AUDITS

90%

 

 Experience

2021-2022

2021

Cannabis Special Union Representative

Authored 785 page Manual for Cannabis Apprenticeship Program. Retail, Manufacturing, Cultivation & Distribution.

Director of Operations 

Complete restructure of company, brands, procedures and staff. 3x sales and process flow in under 6 months.

2020-2021

Chronic Pain Releaf

Business Development 
Restructure of company, procedures and staff. Increased efficiency & accuracy. 

Rolled out new POS software. 

2017-PRESENT

Inclusive Cannabis

2017-2020

SWL Partners

Senior Director

Operational Due Diligence for investments. Application writing & license perfecting. Successfully won 4 Los Angeles Retail Licenses.

2015-2017

Managing Partner

Cannabis Business Development, Operations and Marketing Consulting Services. Industry capital seeking preparation. 

Clients Include : Project Cannabis, High Times, DNA Genetics, Aura IP Law, Tropicanna, Chronic Pain Releaf, Lillie's Garden, West Coast Sunrise, Jerome Baker 

SL Marijuana Centers

Vice President

Managed business development. Opened 10 retail stores and scaled 100k sq f cultivation

2014-2015

Kind Love Colorado 

2013-2014

Tru Cannabis Colorado

Director of Operations

Lead process restructuring for operations and assisted in four retail acquisitions and brand development.

Vice President of Sales

Managed sales and business development. Oversight on wholesale of 6m over 9 months. Assisted in scaling of 70k sq foot of cultivation & opened retail.

2013-PRESENT

Method Seven

2012-2013

The Clinic Colorado

Lead Budtender & Trainer

Sales & sales training for retail cannabis dispensary in medical only market in Colorado

Sales / Brand Ambassador 
Sales & education of cultivation specific optics. Developed new customer in commercial cannabis cultivation setting rather than just the hydro store. 

2012

Weedmaps

2009-2012

Canna Collective Long Beach

Managing Partner

Managed Licensing and Remodel. Trained and hired Staff. Directed relocation and restructure. 

Sales Manager Nor Cal & Marijuana.com

Sales and development of Northern California Weedmaps listings. Promoted to sales on 4.4m acquisition marijuana.com for initial launch. 

2008

Community Foreclosure Assistance

2007-2008

RJ Reyonolds

Commercial Real Estate Business Development

Marketing, leases & sales on commercial real estate and mortgage assistance programs for residential real estate 

Trade Marketing Rep

Managed Coastal Southern Los Angeles chain & franchise convenience stores marketing plans. Oversight on pricing and merchandising. 

 
Whats Up with Nichole? 
 
CONTACT

Life is all about connections! I am thankful for your time and energy in this message! Let me know how I can help! 

info@nicholewest.com

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