Name: Renée Ahearn
Position: Scientist I
How long have you been with MCR?
1 Year and 6 Months
What made you want to work for the company?
MCR has a significant impact in the cannabis industry and I wanted to work for a company that was at the forefront of the industry.
What’s an average workday look like for you?
Unpredictable. I am usually simultaneously working on multiple projects, troubleshooting instruments, and helping in the lab any way that I can.
What’s your favorite part of the job?
I enjoy a certain level of responsibility, so I would have to say the accountability that comes with the position. Working in scientific operations, people always look to you for answers and to make decisions. I like to come up with solutions and provide insight whenever I am able.
What’s it like to see that much cannabis product on a daily basis?
At this point I am unfazed by it. But it is always interesting to see the different products that are out there.
What’s the most interesting fact you’ve learned about cannabis since you started?
That you can put it in anything.
What excites you the most about cannabis and the rapidly growing industry?
ThatI am in a position where I will have an impact on the way the rules and regulations in the industry develop.
What’s your personal relationship like with cannabis?
I am an avid user and cannabis connoisseur.
What’s your favorite strain?
Mother of Berries or Strawberry Cough.
What’s your favorite way to consume?
Flower any way.
What do you like to do outside of work?
I am usually always listening to music. I am more of a homebody, I enjoy spending time with my dog, reading, drinking beer, and smoking cannabis.