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Cloverleaf University

Budtender Education & Certification Legacy Partner

Budtender Awards partnered with Clover Leaf University to offer education programs for Budtenders as well anyone looking to learn more about the cannabis industry.

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Cloverleaf University

About Cloverleaf University

Founded in 2009 in Denver, Colorado, Clover Leaf University is the first accredited university specializing in phytotechnology to be approved, regulated and licensed by the Colorado Department of Higher Education’s Private Occupational School Board. CLU provides the highest quality industry training and the most comprehensive curriculum available today. Clover Leaf Universities faculty includes the industry’s top-level executives, professionals, attorneys, instructors, cultivators, manufacturers and industry leaders from all over the world.

Clover Leaf University is the cannabis industry’s leading multi-spectrum educational institution with a fundamental commitment to setting the bar in the industry for ethics, best practices, corporate business standards, professionalism, integrity, and technological innovation. Clover Leaf University is approved, licensed and regulated by the Department of Higher Education’s Private Occupational School Board.

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About Chloe Villano

President, Clover Leaf University

Chloe Villano® is the President and Founder of Clover Leaf University. Ms. Villano is a business consultant and entrepreneurial executive with 17 years of experience in business startups and turning companies toward success. Chloe is also the owner and founder of Clover Leaf Consulting®, working for years as one of the most sought-after cannabis business consultants in the industry. She has consulted for, developed, started, sold, and performed due-diligence for valuation on hundreds of successful MJ businesses nationally.

As a nationally recognized MJ expert, she has worked to expand the industry as a public speaker, policy adviser,  a former dispensary owner and consultant, specializing in industry compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. In 2009 she started holding educational classes and in 2012 she registered Clover Leaf University®, the only MJ phytotech education program approved, regulated, and licensed by the Department of Higher Education’s Private Occupational School Board. She has advised various government agencies in the development of both local and state regulations and compliance standards since the inception of the current system. Experience in this area has allowed Chloe to author four books on understanding these complicated compliance standards.

Recently she has developed certifications through Clover Leaf University® that provide safety and compliance training to vendors, cultivators, and product manufacturers. CLU has educated, coached and trained wide variety business professionals, and developed countless business procedures and best practices for the MJ industry.

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