Meet Our Leadership Team

Rachael Speegle, RN

Chief Executive Officer

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Eric Speegle, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

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Kellie Knapp

Chief of Staff

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Dot Cook-Simmons

Human Resources

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Mark Braithwaite

Director of Cultivation

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Stephen Costick

Dispensary Operations Manager

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Shawna Brown

Community Relations

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Nathan Gilbert

Laboratory Manager / Lead Extraction Tech

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Jodi Yonemoto

Rio Rancho Dispensary Manager

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Caila Mesa

Albuquerque Dispensary Manager

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Nora Parton

Nurse Educator

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If you are interested in joining the Verdes team please fill out our application. If there is an open position and you are a good fit, our HR team will contact you directly. After you complete the application, download the completed form and email to

Verdes Application

Administrative Assistant

Title:  Administrative Assistant

Reports To: CEO

Collaborates With: COO and Staff

Administrative Assistant Overview:

Administrative Assistant duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  Procurement of supplies for every department. 

Admin. Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Track and purchase supplies for all departments
  • Conduct and record purchase orders for company
  • Opening offices in the morning
  • Edit written documents
  • Run errands
  • Work with outside contractors
  • Greet visitors and notify personnel of their arrival
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Highly Proficient in Excel
  • Proficient Microsoft Office
  • Strong writing skills
  • Reliable transportation/insurance for daytime errands
  • Highly organized
  • Minimum 10 years of similar experience
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs