James has spent most of his professional career focused on the cultivation of medical cannabis and has been involved with Colorado’s medical marijuana (MMJ) industry from its inception. He has overseen the design, construction and/or management of over 60 commercial MMJ facilities ranging in size from 3,000 sq. ft. to 8-acres. Additionally, James assisted in the design of a national point-of-sale (POS) system with regulatory compliance integration, by which has amassed a unique comprehension of industry regulations.
Prior to co-founding MJardin, James founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Cloud 9 Support, an independent cultivation management company with more than 100 employees that provided turnkey management to 10 licensed cultivation facilities in Colorado that served as the basis for MJardin’s initial management contracts. Prior to founding Cloud 9 Support, James served as Vice President of Operations for Novan Solar (Golden, Colorado) and Senior Project Developer for S.O.L.I.D. Solar (Phoenix, Arizona and Denver, Colorado).