Nicole Stanton is currently Vice President and General Counsel of Trulieve Cannabis Corp., the largest multi-state operator in the U.S. following a $2B acquisition which Ms. Stanton assisted in closing on October 1, 2021. She oversees a 9-person legal department, the compliance team, government affairs, risk management and the company’s state medical directors. Prior to that acquisition, Ms. Stanton previously served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Harvest Health & Recreation since 2019. She received the Public Company General Counsel of the Year award by the Arizona Corporate Counsel in April 2021. That same year, the Harvest legal department was nominated for Legal Department of the Year. Prior to joining Harvest, Ms. Stanton was employed by the national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP for nearly 20 years.