Job Title: CEO
Seat Held on Workgroup: Product Manufacturing Representative
Biography: Alex McMahan is Co-Founder and CEO at The Healing Community MEDCo, a retail cannabis provider and edibles production kitchen based in Lewiston. In that role, Alex is responsible for daily operations, new business development, and strategic partnerships. In a few short years, MEDCo has grown to four locations and a staff of over 50 people.
Before moving to Maine, McMahan worked previously in hospitality management in Charleston, a city known for its thriving hospitality industry.
After working his way up the Maine cannabis industry from trimming to cultivation, McMahan served as Operations Manager for one of the pioneering cannabis delivery companies in Maine, where he developed logistics systems for a high volume service model while still maintaining a focus on customer service.
McMahan is passionate about strengthening community, building business support infrastructure, and assisting others to thrive and grow in Maine’s burgeoning cannabis community. He was recently a recipient of the 2021 Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce President’s Award.
Membership in Trade and/or Civic Organizations: Member, Maine Cannabis Industry Association Legislative Committee
Reason Applying for Workgroup: My interest in serving as a member of the Workgroup stems from my passion for cannabis and protecting the soul of cannabis as the industry evolves. I have uprooted my life and devoted it to cannabis because I truly believe that cannabis has the power to positively impact society.