Lezli Engelking – President & Founder | Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards (FOCUS)
Lezli is Founder and President of Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards (FOCUS). FOCUS is an international, non-profit, cannabis standards development & third-party certification organization created to protect public health, consumer safety and safeguard the environment. Lezli possesses more than two decades of professional experience across pharmaceutical, mental health, non-profit, and cannabis industries. More than twelve years with Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals laid the perfect foundation for Lezli’s role as Executive Director of the first chain of vertically integrated medical cannabis operations in Phoenix, Arizona. Lezli’s proven success in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry combined with her first-hand experience working in the unregulated cannabis industry, place her in an ideal position to lead the company creating the first, international, quality and safety based, voluntary-consensus cannabis standards and third party certification platform.