Jim Lieberman, our President, is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, has a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Richmond and an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado. He founded and leads THC Safety and serves clients as a senior safety and compliance professional.
He is the author of A Practical Guide for Hazardous Waste Management, Administration and Compliance, The Business of Environmental Health & Safety Management and Cannabis Concentrate Production, Processes, Hazards and Controls
In 1984 Colorado Mountain College awarded Jim as instructor of the year and in 2009 he was honored by American Industrial Hygiene Association – Rocky Mountain Section as Industrial Hygienist of the year.
Mr. Lieberman has been an invited speaker presenting for the America Chemical Society, The American Industrial Hygiene Association and private industry groups.jk
Merj Architecture, made up principally of Nicole Delmage, Satto Rugg and Nick Cecere, is our architectural team member. Nicole, Satto, and Nick are all licensed architects specializing in project start-up/pre-design, zoning, licensing, concept design, and other traditional architectural services for different types of Cannabis/Industrial Hemp Facilities.
John Elliott, our engineering team member, is a licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer with 10+ years of experience. Mr. Elliott has a solid background in mechanical system design, plumbing and process piping system design and analysis, and construction field support. Mr. Elliott has 5 years of experience working within the Cannabis/Industrial Hemp industry.
Ben Lieberman- Ben is a Project Engineer for THC Safety. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in May 2016 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. His role at THC Safety includes both design and project engineering; his expertise ranges from extraction facility layouts, cost estimates, and equipment lists to sourcing and ordering, interfacing with General Contractors, commissioning and optimizing extraction equipment and processes. Before joining THC Safety, he was interning in the engineering department with General Contractor James W. Glover, Honolulu, HI.
Zachary Martin- Zach received his B.S. from the University of Vermont. He is a service-oriented professional and has harnessed years of experience working with people to become an accomplished educator, social worker, and administrator.
As the Communications Officer at THC Safety, Zach strives to enhance the quality of life for his community and professional peers. He loves to assist those around him through his analytical and creative nature. Zach has a passion for social problem-solving, and at THC Safety he performs myriad tasks that streamline office work flow and unburdens his colleagues of extraneous duties. He is the initial point of contact with prospective clients, marketing partners, vendors, and the public. Other skills include the use of social media and other digital marketing, administrative documentation, communications, and providing a positive, contagious demeanor.
Trigg Bader- Trigg is THC Safety’s own laboratory technician. He has served as an incredible asset in post-processing, product formulation, research, and curriculum creation for upcoming professional development programs. Trigg received his B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Declan Stone- Murphy- Declan is our chemistry intern and has done an excellent job pioneering much of our new analytical research. He has been indispensable in data collection and demonstrating best practices while working in our research and development laboratory. Declan is slated to earn his BS in Chemical Engineering from University of Colorado, Boulder in the Spring of 2021. We are elated to have him work with us along the way.