As legal cannabis continues to weed its way into the mainstream, more and more cannabis companies are starting to be seen as not just pot purveyors but as regular everyday businesses. Some cannabis companies are even starting to be recognized for their excellence outside of the cannabis industry, like Green Thumb Industries (GTI).
On March 26, 2018, GTI announced that it has been named a finalist for the Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work List 2018. Founded in 2014, GTI has steadily grown over the years to 230 employees nationwide, with plans to add 250 more employees by the end of 2018.
“At its core, GTI is really all about people,” said GTI Chief Executive Officer Pete Kadens. “Along with ensuring excellent patient care, GTI’s workplace culture and employee engagement are top priorities for the company. Our philosophy is pretty simple – we’re humans who care about other