Partner & Principal Consultant
Andrew Hatch has a strong background in agricultural science and 10 years of experience in cannabis research, plant pathology, plant tissue culture, and plant breeding.
Andrew founded and directed the research and development department for one of the largest, vertically-integrated cannabis dispensary chains in the United States. In this role, he led a team of scientists to drive process optimization, ensure product safety, maximize yields, develop high-throughput tissue culture protocols, create continuing education classes and training tools, and maintain a plant pathology lab for crop protection.
Andrew is also a frequent lecturer at universities and botanic gardens, and actively mentors students in the fields of agricultural and horticultural science. He holds a B.S. in Soil and Crop Sciences: Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, and Breeding from Colorado State University.