The Forte Team
Cannabis Retail Is Who We Are. Helping Cannabis Operators Is What We Do.
Cannabis Retail Strategist
Brytany is one of the most respected and experienced retail cannabis experts in North America. She has a uniquely comprehensive view of the industry, having started as a manager of one of Canada’s first retail cannabis stores, advancing to become Store Director of one of the largest dispensary chains in the world, then launching a cannabis consulting firm called The Grown Group that has helped launch, manage, and scale cannabis businesses across Canada and the US.
She has moderated and spoken at numerous conferences such as Lift & Co, Grow Up Conference, and O’Cannabiz ; and served as Co-Chair of the Retail Advisory Panel for the Ontario Cannabis Store, the Canadian province’s official, state-run product distributor.
Eric and Brytany met while opening the first dispensary in Canada and one of the largest chains in the industry, Tokyo Smoke.
VP of Development
Ramesh is the lead software developer for the Forte team. He has nearly a decade of experience in designing, developing, and implementing web-based software.
Ramesh is also skilled in migrations and capacity planning. He earned his Masters of Computer Applications (2014) from Nirma University in 2014.