Sallyann Parker Nichols is a pioneering investor and executive in the cannabis and hemp CBD markets. Following her investment in Bloom Farms, Sallyann joined the Company’s executive team and now serves as Bloom Farms’ President of Distribution and President of CBD, leading the Company’s recent nationwide entry into premium hemp-derived CBD products. As head of distribution, she built and leads a proprietary, scalable, compliant platform to provide sales, retailer support, warehousing and fulfillment for the Company’s products and premium third-party brands.
Sallyann and her team manage key partnerships for Bloom Farms, including its role as exclusive launch partner for the Era device and ongoing relationship as one of Pax’s largest device and pod sellers. Bloom Farms announced a program to support continued diversity in the California cannabis industry by having 50% of its suppliers be women-owned or minority-operated businesses.
Prior to entering the cannabis industry, Sallyann was a highly successful entrepreneur in technology businesses including online education and healthcare technology and was a senior executive at a leading internet incubator. Sallyann holds a BA in International Relations and completed graduate studies in that field at USC. She later received a Certificate in Creative Writing/Fiction from UCLA.