Chief Cultivation Officer, Lume Cannabis Co.
Kevin Kuethe joined Lume Cannabis Co. in February 2018 as VP of Cultivation where he designed and operates 250,000 square feet of indoor cultivation, 20 acres of outdoor, and a processing lab. These facilities supply their twenty three retail stores. Prior to joining Lume, Kuethe held leadership and operational roles in the cannabis industry for seven years. Kuethe was Chief Operating Officer of GB Sciences (OTC: GBLX) where he designed and operated state-of-the-art facilities for cultivation, extraction, and edibles in Nevada as well as grew several hundred acres of outdoor hemp in Colorado and partnered with LSU to design and build the only licensed marijuana facility in Louisiana. During this time Kuethe acquired the third agricultural hemp license in China and designed an industrial hemp park & commercial processing center in the Shinzu Province. Previously, Kuethe was co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of Blossom Cannabis Company in Nevada where he designed and operated commercial cultivation and extraction facilities. Kuethe began his career by building the highest grossing cannabis company in the state of Arizona as Chief Operating Officer and co-owner of Bloom, a vertically integrated licensee.