“Cannabis is good for the health and happiness of the world. We help people find cannabis.”

That’s the motto of Leafly according to their website, and they do a pretty good job of it too.

Leafly is the world’s largest cannabis information resource, empowering people in legal cannabis markets to learn about the right products for their lifestyle and wellness needs, find those products safely and efficiently, and buy them from licensed and regulated stores.

Owned by Privateer Holdings and part of its portfolio of successful cannabis brands, Leafly was founded in 2010 as a destination to learn about the thousands of cannabis strains available to medical marijuana patients.

Since then, the award-winning company has developed into an all-encompassing destination for medical marijuana patients, adult recreational consumers, advanced cannabis enthusiasts, and curious newcomers to cannabis, educating all types of consumers on which products are right for them and connecting them to the stores that carry exactly what they’re looking for.

Leafly currently lists locations of Cannabis stores, and a tremendous variety of cannabis strains focusing on retail operations in these following cities; 

This week, Leafly announced the further bolstering it’s management team with new hires in Legal, HR and Corporate affairs – and the new team members have some bench strength. Have a look below at the new hires, and take a second look at Leafly,  they’re set to double their staff this year from 150 to 300 employees and has tripled the square footage of its headquarters in Seattle, and that’s growth worth mentioning.

LATEST ADDITIONS TO LEAFLY’S MANAGEMENT TEAM

Yoko Miyashita, General Counsel|
Yoko Miyashita joins Leafly as general counsel after nearly 14 years at Getty Images, where she led the global legal team as SVP and general counsel. Her role included overseeing and providing counsel on Getty’s corporate governance, compliance, and advocacy and government relations matters. Miyashita will drive Leafly’s position and policies on key compliance and government affairs issues around the globe to maintain and progress the company’s reputation as a trusted and authoritative source on cannabis. She will also lead major transactional matters, intellectual property and litigation as Leafly continues to expand worldwide. She holds a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.


Tracie Wurlitzer, VP of Human Resources
Leafly’s Vice President of Human Resources Tracie Wurlitzer brings more than 25 years of HR experience in multiple industries at companies such as Amazon, BP, Hewlett-Packard, RED Digital Cinema and most recently LivePerson, where she was VP of HR. With experience developing and directing HR initiatives in global brand environments, Wurlitzer focuses on aligning HR strategy to business objectives while maximizing employee engagement. Wurlitzer will lead recruiting, employee development and culture-building at Leafly. She holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

 


Laura Morarity, VP of Corporate Affairs
Laura Morarity, a former communications leader at technology brand Sonos and legal marketplace Avvo, is Leafly’s vice president of corporate affairs. Morarity brings a strong background in international communications strategy, media relations, issues and crisis management, and corporate social responsibility and sustainability to Leafly. As VP of Corporate Affairs, she will be responsible for all corporate communications and social responsibility initiatives. She holds an M.A. from the University of Kentucky and a B.A. from Murray State University.

 


SEATTLE, WA – Leafly, the world’s leading destination to help people discover and find cannabis, today announced the hiring of three senior-level leaders to support the company’s expansive growth in the cannabis industry. These new hires bring capacity and expertise to a company with the industry’s leading global advertising business, a growing dispensary pickup service, and the most authoritative content offering in cannabis.

“Over the past 10 years, Leafly has become the leader in cannabis information, but we’re still at the tip of the iceberg in terms of growth in the cannabis industry,” said Leafly CEO Tim Leslie, who joined the company earlier this year. “The steps we take today at Leafly will shape the future of the industry, and we are building a team ready to meet that opportunity.”

Yoko Miyashita joins Leafly as general counsel after nearly 14 years at Getty Images, where she led the global legal team as SVP and general counsel. Miyashita will drive Leafly’s position and policies on key compliance and government affairs issues around the globe to maintain and progress the company’s reputation as a trusted and authoritative source on cannabis. She will also lead major transactional matters, intellectual property and litigation as Leafly continues to expand worldwide.

Vice President of Human Resources Tracie Wurlitzer brings more than 25 years of HR experience in multiple industries at companies such as LivePerson, Amazon, BP, Hewlett-Packard and RED Digital Cinema. She will lead recruiting, employee development and culture-building at Leafly.

Laura Morarity, a former communications leader at technology brand Sonos and legal marketplace Avvo, is Leafly’s new vice president of corporate affairs. She is responsible for all corporate communications and social responsibility initiatives at the company.

As support for cannabis legalization gains global momentum, Leafly is doubling its staff this year from 150 to 300 employees and has tripled the square footage of its headquarters in Seattle.

Leafly’s mission is to help people around the world discover, find and buy the right cannabis products for them. Consumers can use Leafly’s website and mobile app to learn about the right products for their lifestyle and wellness needs, find those products safely and efficiently, and buy them from licensed and regulated dispensaries or retail stores.

With 10 million monthly active users and 1.4 million user-generated strain, product and dispensary reviews, Leafly has the largest and fastest growing audience in the cannabis industry.

ABOUT LEAFLY

As the world’s largest cannabis information resource, Leafly’s mission is to help people discover, find, and buy cannabis and to empower cannabis businesses to attract and retain loyal customers through advertising and technology services. Learn more at www.leafly.com or download the five-star rated Leafly mobile app through Apple’s App Store or Google Play.

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