Anthony Marsico is playing a critical role in the branding and national expansion of Verano’s Zen Leaf™ dispensary brand that holds cannabis licenses throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Anthony has led the charge, creating and implementing procedures and protocols that satisfy the strict compliance and security standards in each state where Zen Leaf operates. He has also laid the framework for success in each market emphasizing meeting patient needs, community outreach programs, and providing educational consultations and materials for all patients.
Anthony cofounded Illinois’ first licensed facility, Ataraxia Grow and Labs, in 2014 alongside Verano’s Chairman George Archos. HIs careful attention to detail, meticulous reporting, and drive for perfection have proven invaluable in mastering the intricacies of the operations side and propelling Ataraxia to the top of the Illinois market with its well-known Goldleaf™ brand.
Anthony’s long successful background of venture capitalism and real estate investment prepared him well, giving him added insight that he applies in his evolving role in expanding Verano’s Zen Leaf cannabis retail operations. Anthony graduated from Lewis University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis on International Business.