Selection Committee Members: Pat Schneider

Pat SchneiderPat Schneider is a General Management “C-suite” executive with solid P&L experience and expertise in turnarounds. She has spent over 35 years in the consumer health and wellness products industry and has a strong background in leading existing business units, opening new markets and launching products globally for organizations including: P&G, J&J, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bayer, Herbalife, Metagenics, Twinlab and Nelson Bach. Pat is CEO of Healthy Bizz, a West-coast strategic consultancy focused on “Growing Healthy Profits for Healthy Products”. Healthy Bizz provides guidance to start-ups and established companies in business strategy, marketing, new product development, regulations and operations for clients in the natural food, nutritional and legal cannabis related market sectors. Pat is also an advisor to members of Canopy Boulder/San Francisco, a mentorship-driven seed-stage business accelerator for entrepreneurs in the legal marijuana industry. Additionally, she writes for several nutritional journals and is a speaker at numerous health and wellness and legal cannabis events. Pat holds a BS in Microbiology, MBA in Finance & Marketing, Juris Doctorate in Commercial Law and is a licensed attorney in California and actively practicing.