An experienced sales and service professional, Marie has a demonstrated history of working in cannabis, life sciences, and outdoor technology industries. Marie’s work experience and education in these industries enable her to clearly identify a client’s needs and contribute to their support leading up to, during, and post projects.
She is passionate about the cannabis industry at both a professional and personal level, having begun her cannabis career in the pre-recreational cannabis world, contributing to articles, blogs, presenting webinars, and through ongoing education.
Marie stays up to date on all cannabis industry updates and supports the cannabis team with creative solutions to assist with developing solutions to client challenges. She also has over a decade of retail service, merchandizing and purchasing experience.
In her role as Cannabis Team Advisor at dicentra Cannabis and Psychedelics Consulting, Marie works closely with potential and existing clients to define projects and identify licensing, regulatory, and quality affairs requirements. Her networking and relationship building skills ensure that her clients get access to the best expertise and support available interdepartmentally at dicentra, from start to finish throughout their project’s evolution.
Marie holds a diploma in Business Management from George Brown College, a diploma from Marca College for Salon and Spa Management, a diploma from AAPS in Medical Cannabis – Quality Assurance and Laboratory Techniques along with a Post-Graduate Certificate in Cannabis – Management, Quality, and Edibles, from the AAPS. She frequently attends industry events and conferences to keep her knowledge of the ever-changing regulatory landscape up to date.