Exclusive Interview with Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers
COVID-19 was just beginning to spread across the United States when Trulieve (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) CEO Kim Rivers last spoke with New Cannabis Ventures in March. Months later, the cannabis industry and the rest of the world is still navigating the pandemic. Since the beginning of the year, Trulieve has launched edibles in Florida, opened new locations and hired more team members to help support its continuing growth.
New to the C-Suite and Board
Trulieve has appointed a new CFO and Chief of Staff this year. CFO Alex D’Amico is helping to build out and professionalize the company’s financial department as it prepares to file its S-1 and become an SEC-registered and SOX-compliant company, according to Rivers. She expects the company to achieve that goal by the end of this year or early next year.
Chief of Staff David Lummas comes to Trulieve with a background in operations and project management. His experience in change management will also be an asset as Trulieve works to become a true national player in cannabis, according to Rivers.
In addition to its new C-suite team members, Trulieve added two people to its board during its annual meeting this summer. Susan Thronson previously served as the Senior Vice President of Global