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.

GGB offers an opportunity that’s unique: A chance to bring your individual voice to a global effort. A chance to help define an industry. We’re doing something that’s never been done before. Join us.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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