Mile High Labs adds quality chief
Mile High Labs is adding a vice president of quality who is no stranger to the CBD space. Jodi Gatica has been named to the role, joining Broomfield, Colo.-based Mile High Labs from Charlotte’s Web, where she was senior manager of quality.
In her new position, Gatica will lead Mile High’s quality assurance, quality control and audit efforts for the company.
"Our quality team has set the standard for CBD labs around the country, winning five Emerald Badges for excellence, and establishing Mile High Labs as a leader with best-in-class quality systems," said Jon Hilley, CEO of Mile High Labs. "In Ms. Gatica, we found a domain expert with a deep understanding of the FDA, global pharma expertise and a demonstrated ability to lead a team of Quality professionals at one of the highest-profile companies in the CBD industry. Our global Quality organization is in very capable hands."
Gatica is bringing extensive experience in quality oversight to the role. Before joining Charlotte’s Web, where she worked for three years leading that company’s regulatory and quality functions, Gatica served as lead global quality auditor for Teva Pharmaceuticals. Prior to her work at Teva, she was a consumer safety investigator with the Food and Drug Administration.
"I am thrilled to be joining Mile High Labs and their globally recognized Quality team," said Jodi Gatica. "The CBD market is entering a second phase with major CPG brands exploring the category and our efforts will continue to be on elevating the quality and consistency of the consumer goods we produce."