Atlantic Farms prides itself on having a knowledgeable and caring staff. As firm believers in the medical benefits of cannabis, we employ people of like mind who strive to educate others on the numerous benefits and applications of this medicine.

Jake is the Inventory Manager at Atlantic Farms and loves AF’s dedication to continuing the sun-grown cannabis tradition. Though originally from New Hampshire, he loves that Maine has a little bit of everything and that no two places in the state are the same. He’s a big fan of woody-flavored indicas and hiking throughout the fall. When he’s not at work Jake loves to pour himself a nice glass of Jack Daniels Honey & water and get out on the disc golf course.

Jake

Inventory MANAGER

Lauren is a Budtender at Atlantic Farms and is a self-proclaimed “New Age Flower Child.” When she is not at work you can find her hanging out with her two cats, Punkin and Rhaegar, while she paints and creates recycled artwork. Her favorite thing about working at Atlantic Farms is collaborating with the team, and being able to help people through cannabis. She loves a good sativa strain, and enjoys spending time at the beach in the summer while partaking in a frosty rum punch or medicated sangria.

Lauren

Budtender

Finn is a Budtender here at Atlantic Farms and is very talented in any and all things music & art related. He is the eldest of six, and loves living in Maine because of the vast outdoor opportunities and the all of the historically great cannabis (though Headband is his favored strain). His favorite thing about working at AF is the amazing crew that he gets to work alongside. When Finn is not at the store you can find him guiding sea kayaking tours in Casco Bay, or kicking his feet up with a nice glass of red wine after a long day.

Finn

Budtender

Matt (or “Duddy” as the employees lovingly call him) is a Manager at the Atlantic Farms Retail Store, and loves enjoying all of the outdoor activities that Maine has to offer. Before joining the AF team in 2019 he was a Senior Marine Educator at the New England Aquarium for 8 years, and received his Master’s Degree in Ecological Teaching and Learning. Duddy’s favorite part about working for AF is the patients and the staff that he gets to work with and lead every day. When he’s not at work you can find him running through the streets of Saco, listening to his vast record collection, or eating his weight in chips with black bean and corn salsa.

Matt

RETAIL MANAGER

John is a Manager for the Atlantic Farms Retail Store and loves a nice sativa strain. When he’s not at work John practices Jiu-Jitsu and loves an ice-cold glass of high quality H2O. John’s favorite thing about managing at AF is hearing about how cannabis is helping our customers every day, while simultaneously working with our beautiful flower. He absolutely loves the warmth of the summer in Maine, and if there are waves you better believe he’s in the water catching them.

John

RETAIL MANAGER

Aimee is a Budtender here at Atlantic Farms. You might have spotted her if you attended any shows during the fall 1995 Phish tour. She loves utilizing her chopstick skills to weigh out our product, while also enjoying good tunes and good company. Aimee is an avid traveler and can be found either be skiing or relaxing on the beach…depending on the season. When she’s not at Atlantic Farms you can find her DJ-ing up a storm around town, or enjoying one of her favorite AF Cherry Cookie Bluntcones while working on her bead-weaving.

Aimee

Budtender

Brian is a Budtender at Atlantic Farms and is a great dad to many houseplants. Originally from Sarasota Florida, Brian has made his home here in Portland and always makes sure to get outside to enjoy all of the seasons that the state has to offer. He is an avid vinyl collector, and loves being able to travel to the surrounding mountains to get his snowboarding, camping, and photography fix. He enjoys working side by side with the Atlantic Farms team while also developing great relationships with our customers. When he’s not at the store you can find him cultivating cannabis for our friends over at Stella’s Farm.

Brian

Budtender

Cat is an Assistant Manager for the Atlantic Farms Retail Store and is a self- proclaimed “Indica Gal” who loves roaming around the Maine woods in the middle of autumn. She is the mother of two cats who sometimes acts like they love her back, and spends her time trying to keep her plants alive. Cat’s favorite thing about working at AF is making sure everyone has a positive experience while in the store, whether it be customers or fellow employees. When she’s not at work, you can find her lounging on the beach with a cold beer or watching a horror movie, sometimes simultaneously.

Cat

Assistant MANAGER

Johnny is a Budtender here at Atlantic Farms and loves spending time with his wife and two kids, as well as their pets Louis and Henry. He is originally from New Hampshire, but enjoys all the seasons that Maine has to offer, sometimes all in one day! His favorite thing about working at AF is helping others to find the benefits of medical cannabis. After suffering from temporal lobe seizures for 30+ years, Johnny has been seizure-free for 6 years thanks to this amazing plant. When he’s not at work you can find him riding his motorcycle, or grilling up some delicious BBQ for Miley & Sons while enjoying an ice-cold Moxie or medicated lemonade.

Johnny

Budtender

Jeremy is a production associate here at Atlantic Farms. Originally from Westbrook, he currently resides in Gorham, Maine with his high school sweetheart, their two children, and cat Neely. When Jeremy isn’t at work, he loves spending time with his family in the outdoors, whether it be camping, hiking, or ice-skating when his favorite season calls for it. If it’s Winter and Jeremy finds a good untouched pond to shovel off and skate on he is in his happy place. Jeremy’s favorite thing about Atlantic Farms are the delicious concentrates that he gets to help produce and the friendliness of the colleagues that he gets to work with every day. He loves to help make quality products for a company that he says cares deeply for their employees and patients.

Jeremy

production associate

Allison (or “Big Al” as we all fondly refer to her as) is a Budtender here at Atlantic Farms and was born and raised right here in Portland, Maine. On her lunch break, you can definitely find her eating some delicious fast food and listening to lady Gaga. When she’s not working, Allison loves being in her spare time active, whether she be riding her bike or enjoying a medicated lollipop while out on the ocean. After living in San Diego for the past 6 years, she loves spending time with her family as much as possible but is definitely not looking forward to the Maine winters that she missed while she was away. Allison’s favorite thing about working at Atlantic Farms is helping to break down the stigma of cannabis and making the plant more accessible to those who need it.

Allison

Budtender

Tim is our fearless Production Manager here at Atlantic Farms. Originally hailing from Middletown, Rhode Island, he now calls West Baldwin, Maine his home. It’s there he resides with his handsome dog Wilson, his bountiful garden, and his flock of free-range chickens. Tim’s favorite Atlantic Farms products are the live dabs that come from our seasonal harvest and he can also be found sipping on a delicious medicated lemonade from time to time. When he’s not at work, you can find Tim cooking a scrumptious meal, romping around with his pup, or kayaking on the Saco. As Atlantic Farms’ first employee, his favorite thing has been being able to watch the company grow from its roots.

Tim

Production Manager

Sarah is a Budtender here at Atlantic Farms and loves creating a fun and welcoming environment at work. Originally from San Antonio Texas, she now lives in Gorham where she loves to work on her garden. Her favorite part about Maine is the people (but mostly Susan’s Fish & Chips), and experiencing the beauty that autumn has to offer. On her days off you can find her working on her photography or hanging with her husband and their two cats, Dolly and Maggie.

Sarah

Budtender

Frank is the Vegetative Plant Manager up at the Atlantic Farms facility in Somerville, Maine. Though he’s originally from New Jersey, Frank moved to Maine in late 2018 and currently resides in Augusta. He has always had a passion for the outdoors and in his spare time he enjoys fishing, snowboarding, and camping up in Eustis with his girlfriend and their dogs. Royal Kush is hands down his favorite strain AND favorite product from Atlantic Farms. His favorite thing about working for AF is the culture and the team that the ownership has worked to cultivate.

Frank

vegetative plant manager

Zack is a farm employee at the Atlantic Farms growing facility in Somerville, Maine and enjoys serenading his cat, Basquiat, with dark-wave techno. He lived in Portland as an artist and musician for over a decade before traveling internationally for four years, then returned back to our beloved state in 2018. When not working on the farm he enjoys long walks on the beach, exploring remote mountains, and watching abnormally large animals pass by his game cam. Zack’s favorite thing about AF is the culture of open communication, authentic kindness, and an appreciation of work & life balance, all while maintaining a professional environment and a dedication to ensuring a great product.

Zach

farm operations manager

Leadership

Jackson

Jackson received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine at Orono. A professional background as a mechanical design engineer developing industrial automation provided the opportunity to learn the skills required to bring projects from concept to completion. This experience also exposed Mr. McLeod to the world of Lean Manufacturing, minimizing waste of any manufacturing process without affecting productivity. In addition to Mr. McLeod’s engineering experience, he co-founded Fluid Farms, an organic produce company focused on greenhouse production. This experience developed the skill sets needed to upstart a small-scale produce company and successfully manage greenhouse production while maintaining food safety as the number one priority. In the process of building Fluid Farms Mr. McLeod raised nine thousand dollars through a Kickstarter project and one hundred-thousand dollars in several equity deals. The experience gained over 6 six years of growing and running an agriculture business is invaluable. Lastly, Mr McLeod has been a registered caregiver under Maine’s Medical Marijuana program since 2011. This experience exposed Mr. McLeod to the horticultural skill sets needed to successfully manage indoor, outdoor and greenhouse cannabis production. Additionally Mr. McLeod constructed and operated light-deprivation greenhouses for the 2017 grow season, doubling seasonal production and his horticulture knowledge base.

Rocco

Rocco a Rhode Island native, received a degree in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Maine in Orono. Shortly after graduation, he went on to become a Nationally Board Certified Hearing Instrument specialist and began his career of helping the hearing impaired regain connection with the sounds, and people in their life. With his passion for helping people, Rocco is also the Audiology Dept. head for NEVOSH, a nonprofit group that runs annual medical missions to Central America. Over his first 4 years, Rocco grew 4 profitable practices across the state of Maine for Beltone New England, by focusing on the patient experience and ability to learn and grow his knowledge and skill set in Medical/Retail sales. After 4 years of consistent top level sales performance, Rocco was promoted to Regional director, and now leads a team of 45 employees across 27 practices in the Northern New England market which topped 12 million dollars in revenue in 2017. The last 3.5 years of managing his territory (ME, NH, VT, MA), has taught him a keen understanding of how to develop high performing teams using the EOS system (Entrepreneurial operating system), which focuses on process, accountability, core values, and efficient flow of information in the organization. Rocco has a natural ability to develop meaningful relationships with the team he leads. The emerging cannabis market presents an amazing opportunity for him to apply these skills for Atlantic Farms 3 retail locations..