Groundworks Industries is proud to announce the hiring of Ryan McMackin as Vice President of Human Resources.

McMackin is a SHRM Certified Senior Professional with 20+ years’ experience in the HR field. He brings a strong strategic planning skill set to Groundworks, guided by an intuitive approach honed by his many years working for fast-growing, complex companies in the alternative energy space. Ryan is well-rooted in the business community and has lectured numerous times at Portland State University on various business case studies and the importance of organizational health.

As the vertically-integrated cannabis company grows its core teams as well as acquires additional brick-and-mortar retail businesses in Oregon, McMackin’s expertise on a strong internal foundation is an invaluable asset.

“At Groundworks, we are continuously focused on building a strong team of world-class talents that help us to more effectively make a difference in our community,” says Karlee Eichenberger, Chief Operating Officer. “Ryan is the right person to lead these efforts and we feel incredibly fortunate to welcome him to our team.”

Established in 2014, Groundworks Ind. is a forward-thinking company out to transform the perception of the cannabis industry. Comprised of the most scientifically-rigorous and elevated brands in cannabis—brands that raised the bar with state-of-the-art production and processing facilities, wholesale distribution and retail spaces designed with unparalleled consideration. Learn more at