Wendy Thompson, an entrepreneur and retail enthusiast, currently serves as RCCO Director and Membership Committee Chair, while also being a co-founder of the successful 41 Cannabis Co.
Residing in the picturesque Land O’ Lakes region of Eastern Ontario, Wendy, alongside her husband, Darrell, established 41 Cannabis Co. in 2020. Drawing from her upbringing in a retail-oriented family, Wendy absorbed the values of hard work, creativity, and resilience, which proved essential in navigating the ever-changing cannabis retail landscape.
Transitioning from owning an interior decorating retail outlet to delving into the growing cannabis industry was a rewarding move for Wendy. As soon as she could apply with the AGCO), she recognized the opportunity to be at the forefront of an emerging sector, necessitating adaptability to leverage her extensive retail experience. With a vision to provide her beloved community with a fun and approachable cannabis experience, Wendy diligently worked towards crafting the 41 Cannabis brand.
In addition to her entrepreneurial ventures, Wendy’s commitment to volunteerism shines through her role as RCCO’s Membership Chair. Embracing this responsibility, she aspires to remain informed about the rapidly evolving cannabis industry, contribute to de-stigmatizing cannabis consumption and the plant in general, and champion the significance of RCCO within the regulatory cannabis space.
Wendy Thompson continues to make strides in her professional journey, leaving an indelible mark on the cannabis industry while staying true to her passion for retail, community, and positive change.