“It’s important to me as a Latino to have a supportive entity like NHCC for the present and future of Hispanics in the Cannabis industry. I look forward to engaging with the board and provide insights as we make the industry grow.”

Mr. Burger leads Trulieve’s 145,000 square feet cultivation and manufacturing facility in Holyoke, MA. He’s tasked with executing Trulieve’s cultivation and manufacturing strategy in the Bay State. Before joining Trulieve, Mr. Burger was based in Canada, where he served as General Manager for Fluent Cannabis Care, and was responsible for all cannabis compliance, cultivation, and manufacturing.

Prior to Mr. Burger’s cannabis work, he lived in Denver and Chicago where he held management positions at Care Communications, a leading Health Information Management consulting company, where he was Director of Finance and Accounting. 

He also managed large ERP system implementations for professional services and technology companies in North and South America, Asia, and the Caribbean.

Mr. Burger holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from UCAB in Caracas, Venezuela. He currently lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife, two children, and their rescued dog, Bacon