Christine Smith

Ceo/Co-Founder
Gron CBD

Christine is the founder and CEO of Grön Chocolate and GrönCBD, one of the largest, and most recognized edible makers in the Northwest. Christine brings over 20 years of experience as a licensed architect before changing gears in 2015 and parlaying her project management experience, her culinary passion and creative background into the cannabis industry. With little outside investment and over the course of the past four years, Christine has led the Grön companies from a complete start-up to multiple successful, expanding edible companies that are now reaching customers across the globe with distribution in the UK and Japan. Christine leads a team of 36 employees, all with full benefits, paid time off and paid family leave. Christine's prior experience in the development industry was instrumental in Grön successfully navigating the industry regulations as well as becoming one of the first Fair Trade Certified CBD companies in America.



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