Management Team

Jacques Tortoroli, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Tortoroli joined the Company’s Board of Directors on November 14, 2019 and became CEO on December 16, 2021. From November 2014 to September 2020, Mr. Tortoroli served as the President of Bacardi International Limited and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at Bacardi Ltd, the world’s largest privately-held spirits company, where he was responsible for the company’s finance, strategy, operations, e-commerce, data insights, and global supply chain. In October 2019, Mr. Tortoroli was named the Executive in Residence and Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Student Career Services at St. Thomas Aquinas College. He is also Chair of the Board and Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Gameday Gateway, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise. Mr. Tortoroli holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, and he is a CPA.‎

Greg Gould, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Gould joined Charlotte’s Web in June 2022 as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer. He is a senior finance executive with more than two decades of experience in Chief Financial Officer roles, leading multiple small and medium-sized businesses within the natural wellness and biopharmaceutical sectors. He brings significant financial and operational experience from both publicly traded and privately held companies. Prior to joining Charlotte’s Web Mr. Gould was the Chief Financial Officer of Ajna BioSciences PBC a privately held botanical drug development company, from July 2021 until his engagement by Charlotte’s Web. From October 2018 to July 2021, he served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at NewAge, Inc. and from November 2017 to October 2018, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Evolve Biologics, a division of Therapure Biopharma, Inc. Mr. Gould has also held several other executive positions at publicly traded companies including Chief Financial Officer roles at Aytu BioPharma, Inc., Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc., Atrix Laboratories, Inc., and Colorado MedTech, Inc. He started his career as an auditor at Arthur Anderson LLP. Mr. Gould has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, from the University of Colorado Boulder and he is a CPA.

Jared Stanley, Chief Operating Officer

Jared Stanley is a Co-Founder of Charlotte’s Web and has served multiple ‎executive roles for the Company since its inception in 2013 and currently ‎serves as the Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Stanley has more ‎than 14 years’ experience in the cannabis and hemp industry and has built ‎the Company’s cultivation divisions from the ground up, creating first-of-its-‎kind scalable and consistent hemp raw material supply systems across three ‎States and Canada. As a Co-Founder, Mr. Stanley has been featured in ‎global press, media and public events speaking to the Company’s mission-‎driven story, market-leading products, and proprietary technologies. He also ‎plays a prominent role in the Company’s legislative activities at the state and ‎federal level for consumer access and industry advocacy. Mr. Stanley ‎graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Applied Human ‎Sciences.‎

Stephen Rogers, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

On September 24, 2021, Mr. Rogers joined the Company as its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Since 2016, Mr. Rogers has served as a legal and business consultant at Rogers Consulting LLC, acting as an independent consultant for companies focusing on international transaction and SEC matters. From 2008 until he established Rogers Consulting, LLC, Mr. Rogers served as General Counsel for Miller Brewing Company and Miller Brewing International, Inc. where he oversaw major litigation, managed regulatory compliance, and was the primary in-house counsel on several major domestic and international transactions. From July 2008 to October 2016, Mr. Rogers served on the Miller Brewing Company and Miller Brewing International Boards of Directors. From January 2012 to October 2016, Mr. Rogers served on the SABMiller Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors. Since July 1, 2021, Mr. Rogers has served as a member of the Cardinal Stritch University Board of Trustees. Additionally, since 2020, Mr. Rogers has served on the Bubler Bikes Executive Committee. Mr. Rogers holds a bachelor’s degree in Government from Hamilton College and a Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University College of Law.‎