Dr. Dominick Monaco
Director of Plant Operations, CLS Holdings, Inc. (City Trees)
Dominick Monaco is Director of Plant Operations at CLS Holdings, Inc. (City Trees). Monaco manages City Trees’ production and distribution activities in Nevada. Its newly opened extraction facility located in North Las Vegas encompasses industrial scale Ethanol, Hydrocarbon, and a proprietary & patented Dual-Solvent process that will facilitate the conversion of CBD to THC and it's various isomers. Most recently and since 2017, he was at GB Sciences, Inc. (“GB”), a cannabis company focused on standardized cultivation and production methods, where he held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility, including Director of Quality, Product Development & Medical Formulations; General & Operations Manager; Assistant GM; Director of Sales, and Quality Control & Laboratory Manager. As GB’s General and Operations Manager, Monaco oversaw 28,000 square feet of space dedicated to licensed cannabis cultivation and extraction in Las Vegas, including more than 50 employees across nine departments, in addition to formulating and manufacturing Louisiana’s first ever Medical Marijuana tinctures in tandem with Louisiana State University’s AgCenter. Monaco is a graduate from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, and has been involved in the legal cannabis industry since 2012.