Jennifer Germano began working in the Colorado Marijuana Industry in 2009 as a receptionist in a boutique medical dispensary. She worked her way from the ground floor through every employee and management position in a medical and a recreational marijuana facility to the level of Director of Operations of a multi-million dollar retail dispensary and cultivation operation.
During her time as an employee of a six year span, she operated multiple licensed facilities in Colorado and currently has been a consultant since 2015. Jennifer is skilled in creating operations structure, developing accountability and leadership skills in employees.
She is an advocate for employee compliance education, as she was once an employee herself in the industry. Jennifer understands the connection that is required when working with employees and understands the value of teaching moments and championing employees to strive to be their best.
In 2015 Jennifer Germano founded ICS Consulting Service and transitioned from being an employee in the industry to an owner of a compliance support focused consulting business. ICS specializes in compliance-based services, such as third-party auditing for licensed facilities, employee compliance training, SOP development, facility build-outs, human resource and OSHA compliance, and assisting in opening new dispensaries.
ICS Consulting Service is an ancillary cannabis company created out of the current needs in the industry, providing a variety of compliance services to legally state licensed facilities and cannabis start-up businesses. We consult nationally and are based out of Colorado.
Jennifer Germano, owner of ICS Consulting Service, has a decade of hands on Marijuana operations experience in Colorado. She shares her knowledge in a series of Webinars, women panels, and through speaking engagements.
Jennifer lobbied Congress for tax reform on 280E, banking rights for legitimate cannabis businesses, Women owned cannabis companies asking for the same rights as other women owned businesses in the U.S.
Active in the politics of cannabis and hemp she lobbied Congress with 150 Cannabis Industry Professionals from all across the United States. Addressed issues to 400 Congressional Offices concerning Banking, Descheduling of Cannabis, and pushing for Veterans to have access to Cannabis through the VA in legal cannabis states.
Jennifer Germano is an instructor for hemp, cbd, and cannabis business courses.