CEO, Native Roots Dispensary
Ryan joined Denver-based Native Roots in 2016 as Chief Revenue Officer and was promoted to CEO in 2017. Since taking the helm, he has concentrated on growing Native Roots while keeping the company’s focus on community and customer experience. Before entering the cannabis industry, Ryan served as a manager at RevGen Partners, a business and technology consulting firm, and as a business consultant for Hitachi Consulting. Those experiences helped inform Ryan on the importance of critical thinking and explaining the “why” to employees to increase team buy-in.