Aaron Vickles is the Chief Operation Manager at Legion of Bloom. He is a multiple award-winning grower, which include awards from the High Times Cannabis Cups and The Grow Off: A Science-based Cannabis Competition. He honed his skills for eight years in Colorado’s regulated cannabis market at The Clinic where he held a variety of positions, first as a trimmer, then going on to earn the responsibility of operating multiple facilities as a Grow Manager. By way of his strong work ethic, Aaron strives to learn and implement new strategies and techniques in the field of cannabis cultivation. Aaron joins the Legion of Bloom team with the chief goals of establishing and operating a fully compliant facility ensuring a successful and competitive commercial cannabis operation.
Aaron has completed California’s Private Applicator certificate through the Department of Pesticide Regulation is currently working with East Bay Municipal Utility District on creating a Water Waste Management Plan and most recently completed the Worker Occupational Safety and Health Specialist training while continuing to work closely with California state departments charged with the regulation of cannabis.
Aaron holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Chemistry from the Metropolitan University of Denver. He continues to use his academic background in the research of new advancements in the Cannabis industry.