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Nichole West

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 this industry's next steps."

-Nichole West

EXPERIENCEO

 Experience

2023-Present

2022-Present

Senior Account Executive 

Sales, General Business Development. SOPs, Merchandising, Marketing & Training for startup.

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

2021-2022

Director of Operations 

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

2017-2021

Senior Director

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

2015-2017

AJS Holdings

Vice President

Managed business development. Opened 10 retail stores and scaled 100k sq f cultivation. Trained and hired 300+ staff in retail, cultivation & manufacturing. Opened stores in new states. Obtained 4/5 licenses applied for. 

2013-2014

Tru Colorado

2017-Present

Inclusive (SWL Partners Cannabis Div)

Managing Partner

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

Clients : Project Cannabis, High Times, DNA Genetics, Aura IP Law, Tropicanna, Chronic Pain Releaf, Lillie's Garden, West Coast Sunrise, Jerome Baker, AHHS, Zanna, Old G Kush,  UFCW, Weed for Warriors, Microscopes & Machines and more.

2014-2015

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.

Director of Operations

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

2013-2016

2012-2013

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

Trade Marketing Rep

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

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. 

PROFESSIONAL 

CLASSES & CONSULTS

Educational Cannabis Art
Whats Up with Nichole? 
CONTACT
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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