Goodness Growth Holdings Leadership

Goodness Growth Holdings’ team of more than 500 employees, led by physicians, scientists, engineers, and cultivation experts, is focused on efficiency and the creation of best-in-class products while driving scientific innovation and developing meaningful intellectual property.

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Kyle Kingsley, M.D. – CEO

Kyle Kingsley, M.D, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Goodness Growth Holdings, a board-certified physician, serial entrepreneur, and inventor. Dr. Kingsley believes that cannabis-based products are a safer, less-addictive alternative to opioids, alcohol, and tobacco. Dr. Kingsley is focused on building the cannabis company of the future by bringing the best of medicine, engineering, and science to the cannabis industry.

Josh Rosen – Interim President

Josh Rosen is the Interim President of Goodness Growth and has been a member of the Company’s board of directors since August 2021. Mr. Rosen is also a Managing Partner of Bengal Capital, a cannabis investment and advisory firm. Additionally, he was a director of 4Front Ventures Corporation, which he co-founded and served as Executive Chairman and CEO. Mr. Rosen has held positions at Credit Suisse, ABN AMRO Bank N.V., and is on the Board of Managers of Ninety Plus Coffee, LLC.  

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John Heller – CFO

John Heller serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Vireo Health. As CFO, Mr. Heller works closely with CEO & Founder Kyle Kingsley, M.D., Vireo’s Board of Directors, and the entire Vireo team to help focus the company on profitable growth and operating efficiency. Mr. Heller joins Vireo after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Lift Brands since 2016. He also recently held senior executive positions at Life Time Fitness.

Stephen Dahmer, M.D. – CMO

Dr. Stephen M. Dahmer is the Chief Medical Officer at Vireo Health and a board-certified family doctor whose passion for health and healing has taken him around the globe. A fellow of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, for over a decade he has studied the relationships between plants and people, working closely with diverse cultures and documenting their uses of plants.

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Amber Shimpa – CAO

Amber Shimpa serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for Goodness Growth Holdings. From 2014 through 2019, Ms. Shimpa served as the Company’s CFO. As CAO, Ms. Shimpa will lead the company’s human resources and business administration teams and further drive the integration of people and culture for Vireo. She will work closely with Chief Executive Officer Kyle Kingsley to perpetuate Goodness Growth’s core values and culture.

Michael Schroeder – General Counsel & CCO

Michael Schroeder serves as Goodness Growth Holdings’ General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Michael has been an attorney for almost 30 years. Michael has broad expertise in the law, including corporate structuring and transactions, securities, employment, contracts, real estate, capital markets, intellectual property, international trade, litigation management, dispute resolution, and administrative law.

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Patrick Peters – EVP of Retail

Patrick Peters serves as the Executive Vice President of Retail for Vireo Health. In his role, Patrick works closely with Vireo’s Executive Team to develop and execute Vireo’s strategy to drive efficient, sustainable growth in the company’s Retail, eCommerce, and Wholesale businesses. Before joining Vireo, Patrick served in senior leadership roles at Calvin Klein, Kate Spade, and Juicy Couture.