Our Team.

We are a host of collaborative voices adding to the whole picture, and building the culture we’ve always wanted, but never had.

Executive Team

Peter Horvath

CEO

Peter is a dynamic creative brand leader, team builder and specialty retail veteran with deep roots in finance. Serving in critical C-level leadership roles for brands like Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle Outfitters, DSW and Limited Brands, he led strategy and execution across all company channels. Under his leadership, shoe retailer DSW went public on the NYSE at $1.5B.

Peter’s unique ability to understand the big picture while never missing the subtle details is a critical factor in Green Growth Brands success as a company and our brands' popularity with customers.

Scott Razek

CMO

A Brand Strategist, Storyteller and strategic Marketer, Scott spent 25 years of his career leading creative teams and marketing efforts for retail brands such as Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Limited Stores and American Eagle Outfitters. His guiding philosophy is that great brands are well defined: Consistent, clear, relevant, differentiated. To the company and to the consumer. He is clear, he is bold and he keeps the customers at the center of every decision.

His experience in brand building, product development and customer experience focus are a key differentiator for the Green Growth Brands portfolio. In a nutshell, his entire professional life has brought him to this brand, at this time, for this purpose.

Ed Kistner

CAO

Ed and Peter work as the right and left hands of a single leader. Their philosophies and methodologies are completely in-sync and aligned. This efficiency at the top facilitates rapid change and growth and the ability to pivot with efficiency, focus and purpose. Ed brings 33 years of multi-faceted experience at leading retail businesses—including leadership roles at DSW and L Brands (Victoria’s Secret)—in finance, merchandise planning, operations and stores. His well-rounded experiences in fast-changing environments, position him to be the architect of the operational execution at Green Growth Brands.

Kellie Wurtzman

CSO

Kellie brings significant retail leadership to Green Growth Brands with a proven track record of leading high-performance stores and teams at brands like Luxottica, Victoria’s Secret and Virgin Entertainment. She brings a diverse blend of office, field and analytical experience that gives her a unique ability to solve complex problems with innovative, customer-focused solutions.

Kellie has managed operations across multiple retail sectors, giving her skills that perfectly translate to growing operations in a newly emerging industry. Her unmatched experience in identifying and supporting developing business opportunities is ideal for evolving the cannabis industry and will be instrumental in expanding our operations.

Careers

For us, it’s more than a job. It’s a movement. If you’re hearing us, you’re probably one of us.

The movement has begun.
And everyone is welcome.

Green Growth Brands is at the forefront of a movement. One that requires a range of thought, and different points of views to be challenged, tested and proven out.

That takes a cast of wonderful characters that aren’t defined by race, sexuality, gender or physical abilities but have a shared vision and ability to work as one. In normal language, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do have a few guiding principles, however. The first is “be good at your job”, the only true measure of your effectiveness. The second is “treat others as they’d wish to be treated”, pretty straightforward, but important. If you are up to the task of being part of a movement, ready to engage all of your senses and join a band of adventurous souls, you may be one of us. We’d love to hear from you.

Ohio

Allocation Analyst

Columbus, Ohio

Come be an Allocation Analyst for Green Growth Brands.
  • Partner with Stores and Logistics to understand product flow processes, lead times, and back stock capabilities to ensure efficient replenishment of units sold to multiple channels. Keep us in-stock.
  • Influence inventory strategies, by channel and location, to maximize sales, margin, and productivity.
  • Analyze and adjust various inventory parameters, such as safety stock, to create smooth flow of inventory across channels.
  • Develop reporting and exception management tools in support of inventory flow optimization.
  • Respond to location management inquiries about inventory issues.
  • Communicate business results, inventory status, productivity, etc. through effective and efficient techniques.
  • Play on the bigger team, in terms of supporting our growth. Recruit, develop, and retain top talent.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Experience in merchandise allocation, analysis, planning, or related discipline in multi-channel environment. Ability to manage multiple facets of detailed planning and execution while maintaining alignment to larger goals.
  • Self-starter. Willing and able to handle responsibilities with little direction and lots of initiative.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving and skills. Facile aptitude in Microsoft suite of systems and packaged software solutions for Planning & Allocation.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving and skills. Facile aptitude in Microsoft suite of systems and packaged software solutions for Planning & Allocation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to explain numerical details to broad audience of experts.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to proactively problem-solve and make timely/sound decisions.
  • 2+ years experience in a corporate setting; public company experience a plus; start-up experience a plus
  • Ability to travel as needed, potentially 1-2 times per month.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Assistant Merchant

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Merchant for Green Growth Brands.
  • Merchant to organize assortments aligned with overall business strategy.
  • Partner with production on product strategies and requirements to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Be the subject matter expert on the customer, testing execution, and product sampling.
  • Provide product strategy recommendations by gathering competitive intelligence on current competitors and trends.
  • Drive analysis and determine proper reactions based on product sales data and inventory.
  • Maximize product placement and positioning through ongoing product data and display audits.
  • Quickly identify and adapt to changes/trends occurring in the business and in the marketplace.
We’ve been looking for you.
  • You have strong business acumen.
  • You have strong organizational, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills.
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented company.
  • You have experience in Microsoft Office.
  • You have superior attention to detail.
  • You have 3 – 5 years of experience as a Merchant.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com

Assortment Analyst

Columbus, Ohio

Come be an Assortment Analyst for Green Growth Brands.
  • Partner with Merchants and Merchandise Planner to understand our lines of business, avenues of commerce, and assortment vision.
  • Influence assortment breadth and depth, by location, to maximize sales, margin, and productivity. Recommend strategies to optimize assortment architecture.
  • Manage systems, related hierarchy, and information flow to keep all functions aligned on assortment offering and presentation by location for current and future time horizons.
  • Manage system pricing and related communications in partnership with Merchandise Planner.
  • Communicate business results, sales plans, productivity, etc. through effective and efficient techniques.
  • Play on the bigger team, in terms of supporting our growth. Recruit, develop, and retain top talent.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Experience in merchandise analysis, pricing analysis, assortment architecture, space planning, or related discipline in both stores and ecommerce environment. Ability to manage multiple facets of detailed planning while maintaining alignment to larger goals.
  • Self-starter. Willing and able to handle responsibilities with little direction and lots of initiative.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving and skills. Facile aptitude in Microsoft suite of systems and packaged software solutions for Planning & Allocation.
  • Excellent collaboration mindset and capabilities. Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to explain numerical details to broad audience of experts.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to proactively problem-solve and make timely/sound decisions.
  • 2+ years experience in a corporate setting; public company experience a plus; start-up experience a plus
  • Ability to travel as needed, potentially 1-2 times per month.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Creative - Environments Designer

Columbus, Ohio

Come be an Environments Designer for Green Growth Brands.

We are seeking an Environments Designer to join our busy and growing brand development company. This role is the perfect opportunity for a candidate who has prior experience working as a print buyer in the retail industry or for a candidate who has worked in print premium with large corporate clients. This is a fast paced, dynamic role for the right candidate. If this sounds like you, please read on:

As an Environments Designer, you will be developing, designing, implementing and preparing for the roll out of several brands in the retail and dispensary industries. In this role you will be working with multiple disciplines from the inception of a project through to its completion.

Skills and Attributes:
  • Love of design: must have passion for creative excellence, branding and visual communication
  • Strong space planning skills with the ability to move from conceptual bubble plans to detailed floor plans
  • Understanding and establishing direction for material and finish selection
  • Comprehension of architectural scale, sections, plans, elevations and details is required
  • Skilled conceptual ideation from small displays to full-scale environments
  • Organizational skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Professionalism in collaborating with team members across multiple functional disciplines including graphic design, merchants and store operations.
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Develop multiple environmental design solutions which meet the strategic, design, functional criteria for a variety of project types
  • Organize activities and responsibilities within projects, and ensuring deadlines and project timelines are met
  • Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to retail design and communicates it to other team members
Required Experience
  • Completion of a 4-year Bachelor’s Program in Interior Design, Architectural Design, Industrial Design or related area required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a retail design company or similar organization
  • High technical proficiency in relevant design software –Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, AutoCAD
  • Strong creative portfolio

Please include your portfolio in your application or ensure there is a link to your portfolio in your resume.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Creative - Production Specialist

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Production Specialist for Green Growth Brands.

We are seeking a Production Specialist to join our busy and growing brand development company. This role is the perfect opportunity for a candidate who has prior experience working as a print buyer in the retail industry or for a candidate who has worked in print premium with large corporate clients. This is a fast paced, dynamic role for the right candidate. If this sounds like you, please read on:

Job Description
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of print projects, including: Initial production and conceptual planning; manage supplier resources and facilitating communication as needed.
  • Examples are but not exclusive to: POS signage, shopping bags, shipping boxes, product packaging, labels, various premium items. Ie; apparel, tote bags, blankets, water bottles, etc.
  • Participate in weekly production meetings with merchant team & creative design staff to determine the most successful and cost-effective methods of production.
  • Through project management, ensure client expectations, quality and color standards, and project specifications are maintained throughout production process to a timely, complete release.
  • Through bid proposals, select print and/or premium vendors based upon cost-effectiveness, quality and timeliness of goods to be delivered.
  • Facilitate material & color approvals along with attending press checks as needed.
Skills & Knowledge Desired
  • Extensive knowledge in all areas of print production
  • Possess knowledge and maintain awareness of leading edge print production technology and paper Commodity markets
  • Ability to independently coordinate and manage multiple priorities while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs with strong skills in prioritizing and multitasking.
  • Ability to write clear requirements around project needs.
  • Ability to follow-up and follow-through with appropriate documentation
  • Problem resolution and trouble-shooting expertise.
  • Demonstrates independent problem solving, sound judgment, initiative and leadership in the effective management of projects.

Please include your portfolio in your application or ensure there is a link to your portfolio in your resume.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Demand Forecaster

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Demand Forecaster for Green Growth Brands.
  • Partner with Merchandise Planner, Sourcing, and Logistics to understand product rate of sale and trends, lead times, assortment changes, etc. to ensure efficient forecasting and buying of units sold to multiple channels. Keep us in-stock and inventory-efficient.
  • Influence inventory strategies, by channel and location, to maximize sales, margin, and productivity.
  • Analyze and adjust various forecasting parameters to create accurate site/channel forecasts.
  • Develop reporting and exception management tools in support of forecasting and buy quantification optimization.
  • Communicate business results, buy status, productivity, etc. through effective and efficient techniques.
  • Play on the bigger team, in terms of supporting our growth. Recruit, develop, and retain top talent.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Experience in merchandise demand forecasting, buy quantification, allocation, analysis, planning, or related discipline in multi-channel environment. Ability to manage multiple facets of detailed planning and execution while maintaining alignment to larger goals.
  • Self-starter. Willing and able to handle responsibilities with little direction and lots of initiative.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving and skills. Facile aptitude in Microsoft suite of systems and packaged software solutions for Planning & Allocation.
  • Excellent collaboration mindset and capabilities. Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to explain numerical details to broad audience of experts.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to proactively problem-solve and make timely/sound decisions.
  • 4+ years experience in a corporate setting; public company experience a plus; start-up experience a plus.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Director of Demand Forecasting & Inventory Allocation

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Director of Demand Forecasting & Inventory Allocation.
  • Partner with Merchants, Sourcing, Logistics, & Operations to understand our product rate of sale and trends, lead times, flow processes, assortment changes, backstock capabiltities, etc. to ensure efficient forecasting, buying, and replenishment of units sold to multiple channels. Keep us in stock and inventory-efficient.
  • Oversee the development of inventory strategies, by channel and location, to maximize sales, margin, and productivity.
  • Direct the analysis of and adjustment to various forecasting and inventory parameters to produce accurate site/SKU forecasts and optimal inventory movement. Develop reporting and exception management tools in support of this optimization.
  • Communicate business results, inventory productivity, etc. through effective and efficient techniques. Respond to location inquiries and handle inventory issues.
  • Formulate a talent strategy to recruit, develop, and retain top talent. Play on the bigger team, in terms of supporting our overall talent growth. Foster a thriving team.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Experience in overseeing merchandise demand forecasting, buy quantification, allocation, analysis, planning, or related discipline in multi-channel environment. Ability to envision and manage big-picture scope while keeping an eye on the details. Fluidity in unstructured circumstances with ability to add composition when it makes sense for the business.
  • Talent magnet. Success in attracting, developing, and retaining strong business contributors. Excellence in management techniques. Proven ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter. Willing and able to handle responsibilities with little direction and lots of initiative.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Facile aptitude in Microsoft suite of systems and packaged software solutions for Planning & Allocation.
  • Excellent collaboration mindset and capabilities. Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to influence, leveraging data, functional expertise, and retail experience. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to explain financial details to broad audience of experts.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to proactively problem-solve and make timely/sound decisions.
  • 10+ years experience in Planning & Allocation; public company experience a plus; start-up experience a plus.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Director of Merchandise & Assortment Planning

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Director of Merchandise & Assortment Planning.
  • Partner with Merchants, Marketing, and Sourcing to understand our lines of business, avenues of commerce, product, and assortment vision.
  • Oversee the development of total assortment architecture to create a financially viable way to accomplish that vision and oversee creation of sales and inventory plans in support. Drive and support cross-functional teams to achieve vision while measuring intermittent progress.
  • Ensure inventory buys are planned, aligned, and executed within investment and resource parameters. Develop and enhance supporting processes that evolve with business growth, technology, etc.
  • Manage overall inventory turn, promotional strategies, and end-of-life pricing techniques. Ensure financial health across assortment categories and product lifecycles.
  • Communicate business results, sales plans, productivity, etc. through effective and efficient techniques.
  • Formulate a talent strategy to recruit, develop, and retain top talent. Play on the bigger team, in terms of supporting our overall talent growth. Foster a thriving team.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Experience in overseeing merchandise planning, financial planning, or related discipline in multi-channel environment. Ability to envision and manage big-picture scope while keeping an eye on the details. Fluidity in unstructured circumstances with ability to add composition when it makes sense for the business.
  • Talent magnet. Success in attracting, developing, and retaining strong business contributors. Excellence in management techniques. Proven ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter. Willing and able to handle responsibilities with little direction and lots of initiative.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Facile aptitude in Microsoft suite of systems and packaged software solutions for Planning & Allocation.
  • Excellent collaboration mindset and capabilities. Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to influence, leveraging data, functional expertise, and retail experience. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to explain financial details to broad audience of experts.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to proactively problem-solve and make timely/sound decisions.
  • 10+ years experience in Planning & Allocation; public company experience a plus; start-up experience a plus.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Executive Assistant

Columbus, Ohio

Come be the Executive Assistant for Green Growth Brands.

  • Manage the day to day activities of our executive team.
  • Coordinates meetings and travel plans.
  • Composes and sends internal and external correspondence.
  • Answers communications and may respond for the executive team.
  • Is engaging and professional with all GGB team members, guests, contractors, and anyone associated with.
  • Convey highly sensitive information while remaining confidential.

We’ve been looking for you.

  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • You can demonstrate project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • You can problem solve.
  • You can work well within a team.
  • You have experience in Microsoft Office.
  • You have superior attention to detail.
  • You have 5+ years of experience as an executive assistant.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com

IT Support Analyst

Columbus, Ohio

Come be the IT Support Analyst for Green Growth Brands.
  • First point of contact for IT issues that arise from team members locally and remotely.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our hardware and software but have a curiosity to improve our IT as we grow and develop new needs.
  • Maintain our local server and take responsibility for its’ uptime.
  • Manage hardware purchases and setup for around the country.
  • Implement an Active Directory and File server system for our local office.
  • Be able to follow security and compliance polices.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Experience with both Windows and Mac worlds (we are 50/50) in an Office 365 environment.
  • Ability to manage WordPress and Magento environments a plus.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, Information Technology, or similar.
  • 0-2 years of experience in a help desk or IT support role .

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Merchandise Planner

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Merchandise Planner for Green Growth Brands.
  • Partner with Merchants and Marketing to understand our lines of business, avenues of commerce, and assortment vision.
  • Architect a financially viable way to accomplish that vision and create plans in support.
  • Ensure inventory buys are planned, aligned, and executed within investment and resource parameters.
  • Manage inventory turn, promotional strategies, and end-of-life pricing techniques.
  • Communicate business results, sales plans, productivity, etc. through effective and efficient techniques.
  • Play on the bigger team, in terms of supporting our growth. Recruit, develop, and retain top talent.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Experience in merchandise planning, financial planning, or related discipline in both stores and ecommerce environment. Ability to envision and manage big-picture scope while keeping an eye on the details.
  • Self-starter. Willing and able to handle responsibilities with little direction and lots of initiative.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Facile aptitude in Microsoft suite of systems and packaged software solutions for Planning & Allocation.
  • Excellent collaboration mindset and capabilities. Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to influence, leveraging data, functional expertise, and retail experience. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to explain financial details to broad audience of experts.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to proactively problem-solve and make timely/sound decisions.
  • 5+ years experience in a corporate setting; public company experience a plus; start-up experience a plus.
  • Ability to travel as needed, potentially 1-2 times per month.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Merchant

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Merchant for Green Growth Brands.
  •  The Merchant is to organize assortments aligned with overall business strategy.
  • Partner with production on product strategies and requirements to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Be the subject matter expert on the customer, testing execution, and product sampling.
  • Provide product strategy recommendations by gathering competitive intelligence on current competitors and trends.
  • Drive analysis and determine proper reactions based on product sales data and inventory.
  • Maximize product placement and positioning through ongoing product data and display audits.
  • Quickly identify and adapt to changes/trends occurring in the business and in the marketplace.
We’ve been looking for you.
  • You have strong business acumen.
  • You have strong organizational, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills.
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented company.
  • You have experience in Microsoft Office.
  • You have superior attention to detail.
  • You have 3 – 5 years of experience as a Merchant.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com

Real Estate Analyst

Columbus, Ohio

Come be the Real Estate Analyst for Green Growth Brands.
  • Participate and assist in portfolio capital and operating budget and reforecast reviews.
  • Assess and monitor market conditions and determine the impact on performance of the portfolio.
  • Analyze and prepare various performance reports on existing portfolio.
  • Source investment opportunities and information from sales brokers.
  • Assist in preparation of business plans and quarterly reviews.
  • Evaluate acquisition opportunities, adhering to investment guidelines and underwriting standards.
We’ve Been Looking for You.
  • Relentless curiosity and collaboration, while operating with a startup mentality.
  • Thorough working knowledge of commercial real estate accounting principles.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate complicated concepts and recommend courses of action.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Exceptional qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or financial planning.
  • 0-2 years of experience in real estate or analyst position.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

Visual Communications Manager

Columbus, Ohio

Come be a Visual Communications Manager for Green Growth Brands.

As a Visual Communications Manager, you will be designing and developing our Brand Guide for the roll out of several brands in the retail and dispensary industries. You will be responsible for visual communication and training materials for the field, including the Visual Merchandising Guide and other assets. As a part of the Creative team, you will have the chance to refine and expand our brand identity while tackling a variety of creative challenges.

Responsibilities:
  • Translate visual merchandising strategies into easy-to-understand documents that reinforce brand standards.
  • Create a wide variety of visual assets to clearly communicate to field teams
  • Implement new field-communication materials
  • Participate in mock-store walkthroughs/documentation
  • Management and organization of documentation and visual assets related to field implementation
Skills and Attributes:
  • Passion for creative excellence, branding and visual communication
  • Document new designs and layouts accurately through photography or Adobe CS
  • Experience in layout of artwork brochures, factsheets, catalogs and merchandise planograms
  • Ability to quickly and accurately produce documents to deploy to our retail locations
  • Demonstrate strong multi-tasking capabilities and thrive in an environment with challenging deadlines
  • Maintain the integrity of the brand and visual identity
  • Excellent communication, organizational and process skills
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple disciplines
Required Experience
  • Completion of a 4-year Bachelor’s Program in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or related experience
  • 5 years’ minimum experience, preferably in-house, within the retail industry
  • High technical proficiency in relevant design software –Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency with standard Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Strong portfolio

Please include your portfolio in your application or ensure there is a link to your portfolio in your resume.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@greengrowthbrands.com.

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