Nichole West

Cannabis Business 
Development &
Efficiency Specialist 
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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-Present

RLNTLSS

VP of Compliance & Operations

Write SOPs, train staff & general business development for retail, manufacturing & cultivation.

2021-Present

CC Safeguard

Co-Founder & Cannabis Industry Expert

Assist in the development of inventory management and loss prevention software that integrates AI, Camera Tracking & RFID to manage tracking and reconciliation

2021

2021-2022

Director of Operations 

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

Cannabis Special Union Representative

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

2020-2021

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

Rolled out new POS software. 

2017-2020

Senior Director

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

2015-2017

SL Marijuana Centers

2017-2020

Inclusive Cannabis

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 

Vice President

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

2014-2015

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

2012-2013

The Clinic Colorado

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

Lead Budtender & Trainer

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

2012

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

Commercial Real Estate Business Development

Marketing, leases & sales on commercial real estate with a focus on cannabis properties in Long Beach 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. 

 
Educational Cannabis Art
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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