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Aaron Miles

Chief Investment Officer

Verano Holdings

Aaron Miles currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of Verano, and over the course of his more than 19 years of financial and capital markets experience, he has served in leadership roles across a variety of Fortune 500 companies and industries. His background and expertise spans capital markets, investor relations, corporate development, treasury and communication roles in large and diversified corporations that include Abbott Laboratories, CME Group, Navigant, Tribune Publishing Company, the New York Stock Exchange, and most recently, Cresco Labs.

Among his many accomplishments, Miles has distinguished himself as a cannabis industry leader in the financial and investor relations space, having notably assisted in taking both Cresco Labs and Verano’s public on the Canadian Securities Exchange in 2018 and 2021, respectively. In his current role as Chief Investment Officer, Miles serves as a member of Verano’s executive leadership team and is active in leading the company’s capital markets and investor relations activities.

A native of Michigan, Miles graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and obtained his Master of Science in Finance from Walsh College. Miles is based in the company’s Chicago headquarters.