Construction industry veteran will support the evolving model of urban-gro as an agricultural solutions provider to the global cannabis marketplace
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lafayette, Colo., (April 10, 2019) – urban-gro, Inc., a leading agricultural solution and technology company that works with commercial cannabis cultivators around the world, announces the appointment of Mark Rawlings to the role of Vice President of Operations. In his role, Mark will manage the Company’s operational divisions, including customer service, procurement and freight logistics, warehouse and shipping, commissioning, and project management.
Coming from the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industry with over 20 years of operations experience, Mark is a design, commissioning, and construction expert. During his career, he has overseen the design, fabrication, installation, and coordination of complex mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems for numerous large-scale projects. His portfolio includes some of the mountain west’s most high-profile public and private-sector projects including the Denver International Airport, the Aurora Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center, and the Salt Lake City Airport.
“As we strategically expand our business by growing our footprint in the global marketplace for automated cultivation systems and technology, it is vital to attract a leader with extensive experience in managing multi unit operations,” said Brad Nattrass, CEO of urban-gro. “Mark’s background makes him well- equipped to manage the development of our design and commissioning services, in addition to evaluating and deploying key technologies to benefit commercial cultivation.”
”Joining the urban-gro team during this pivotal time in the Company’s history, I understand the importance of organized management in expanding operations. I am excited to be a part of this rapidly evolving industry and look forward to growing urban-gro’s presence as the leading agricultural solutions provider to the commercial cannabis market,” said Mr. Rawlings.
urban-gro is a leading systems integrator and agriculture technology firm focused on serving commercial cultivators around the world. The company’s ag tech division, Soleil Technologies, delivers data-driven micro climate intelligence using high-density sense and control technology to improve crop quality, consistency, and operational efficacies. urban-gro helps cultivators achieve sustainable scalability via innovative solutions that drive down costs, increase economic yield and reduce environmental impact. By combining its design and integration services, industry-leading suite of cultivation equipment and crop management products, and proprietary technology solutions, urban-gro provides integrated solutions for today’s commercial cannabis cultivators to efficiently manage and optimize their cultivation operations. urban-gro is recognized as one of the cannabis industry’s fastest growing systems integration and agricultural technology companies. Visit urban-gro.com and soleiltech.ag to learn more. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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