Wellness Connection of Maine’s longtime CEO, Patricia Rosi, has departed to take a job at its company guardian, Acreage Holdings. Reports The Maine Press Herald.
Patricia Rosi turned CEO of Wellness Connection of Maine, which runs 4 of Maine’s eight medical marijuana dispensaries, in 2013. The firm had simply opened its first dispensary a yr earlier. Now Wellness employs about 80 folks in 4 retail areas, in addition to its Auburn cultivation facility. She has advised state lawmakers that Wellness earned $16 million final yr.
Rosi has been the face of company marijuana in Maine for years. The French native was a frequent presence in Augusta as she lobbied state lawmakers to increase the medical program, give equal remedy to giant marijuana dispensary operators and smaller suppliers generally known as caregivers, and launch the state’s budding adult-use program. But she typically clashed with caregivers, who painted Wellness as a company carpetbagger.
Rosi lives in Falmouth along with her husband, Jacques Santucci, the founding father of hashish consulting and enterprise software program corporations.
State paperwork present Rosi withdrew as a principal of NPG LLC, an organization owned by Wellness Connection, in April, and was now not listed because the chief level of contact on the corporate’s adult-use marijuana license functions to the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy. Wellness has declined to reply to a number of telephone calls and emails over the previous month about Rosi’s standing.
She introduced on social networking service LinkedIn this week that she is now the vice chairman of promoting at Acreage Holdings, the New York-based company guardian of Wellness Connection. Although it has a heavy New England presence, Acreage boasts administration contracts with medical and adult-use marijuana corporations throughout 20 states in its monetary disclosures to buyers.