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Heather O'Brien

Heather O'Brien

Associate Project Manager

Heather joined Green Wise Consulting, LLC as an Associate Project Manager in 2018. She is located in the San Diego office and brings her diverse background in real estate, customer service, entrepreneurship, and project management to the cannabis industry. In her role, Heather works closely with the President and Partners to provide clients guidance on cannabis business permitting and licensure, as well as compliance issues for the California cannabis market.

Prior to working in cannabis, Heather held the title of Leasing Agent and Project Manager at Vacation Rentals by Aaron in San Diego, where she managed 40 properties. Her duties included: creation of ads, coordinating maintenance and cleaners, and handling contracts and necessary paperwork. She began her real estate and customer service career in Chicago working as a Licensed Leasing Agent for Live Here Chicago, producing an average of $15,000 in revenue monthly as the top agent in the company.

Before managing properties, Heather was a personal trainer and health coach. She ran her own successful business for over six years, overseeing all aspects of operations, from client outreach to handling marketing efforts. She continues to enjoy health and fitness, participating in triathlons in her spare time.

Heather graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.


  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, B.A., 2001

Past Employment Positions

  • Vacation Rentals by Aaron, San Diego, CA, Leasing Agent & Property Manager, 2017-present
  • Live Here Chicago, Chicago, IL, Licensed Leasing Agent, 2016
  • Heather O'Brien Health & Fitness, Chicago, IL, Owner, Personal Trainer, Health Coach, 2009-2016
  • Walsh Construction, Chicago, IL, Marketing Coordinator, 2006-2009
  • Equity Marketing, Chicago, IL
    • Sales Office Administrator, 2006
    • Customer Relations Manager, 2005-2006
California Cannabis Industry Association National Cannabis Industry Association Focus Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards Sierra Club
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