Sunlight Green Systems names C.J. Furtado Senior Advisor

Mar 04, 2016, 13:04 ET from Sunlight Green Systems

DENVER, March 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Cannabis grow leader Ben Burkhardt announced today after the recent launch of Sunlight Green Systems (SGS), industry grow veteran C.J. Furtado will be joining the company as a senior-level advisor assisting with consulting services for commercial marijuana cultivation facilities in states with legal cannabis operations.

Furtado is a long time associate of Burkhardt's and the two have worked together cultivating medical cannabis in states where it is legal since 2006. Furtado has over a decade of indoor cannabis garden and production facility experience, including several years as lead manager for Burkhardt's former industry giant LivWell.

Furtado said, "I am extremely excited to serve once again with Burkhardt and look forward to assisting many businesses as they transition and grow with this exciting industry full of positive change. My past experiences allowed me to manage several hundred employees in the nation's largest indoor cannabis garden, with a 120,000 sq. ft. capacity and an annual output of over 10 tons of dried flower.  My role included managerial responsibilities in all building departments: mother plants, cloning, propagation, transplant, vegetative growth, flower, water/nutrient fertigation station, harvest, trim, cure, inventory & distribution, extractions, and infusions."

Burkhardt said, "Furtado is an expert in all aspects of garden logistics and his leadership is an important component for our future success at SGS.  His management and operational skills were instrumental to successfully expanding LivWell's cultivation and production facility; His considerable experience in facility build out management and governmental agencies includes interacting with contractors, electricians, city inspectors, the fire department, the health department & OSHA.  His leadership and strong cultivation and infused product background make him a key team leader within the SGS team. 

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About Sunlight Green Systems
Sunlight Green Systems (SGS) is an experienced primary growth aggregator that provides both equity and fee-based services for commercial marijuana cultivation facilities in states with legal cannabis operations. SGS specializes in indoor/outdoor grow design, operations, assessments, regulatory compliance, staffing, security and training. We can also assist in optimizing applications for state-permitted cultivation, production and retail-dispensing storefronts. SGS thrives on providing sustainable methods for organic cultivation to ensure the highest quality, medical grade cannabis on the market today.

SOURCE Sunlight Green Systems