Speaker Bio


Valda Coryat

Valda Coryat

Chief Marketing Officer, Trulieve

Valda Coryat brings with her a unique blend of consumer-packaged goods and agricultural marketing leadership. Through her U.S., global and regional brand building experiences, she has delivered award winning innovation and consumer inspired multi-media campaigns. Ms. Coryat has leveraged strategy, analytics and creativity to drive profitable brand growth at companies such as Colgate-Palmolive, Avon and Heineken. Prior to joining Trulieve, Ms. Coryat led the National Mango Board’s Marketing across the consumer, retail and foodservice verticals. She received her B.A. from Duke University and MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.

After a long career in New York City, Ms. Coryat now calls Florida home as it shares much of what she cherishes from her family's origin in the Caribbean.