Who We Are

Meet our team.

We believe that having an exceptional internal team allows us to best serve our clients. That’s why we pride ourselves on hiring the most talented internal staff for every aspect of our business. Our constant growth is a testament to our devotion to being ahead of the game in the rapidly growing cannabis space.

We vow to use our vast resources and expertise to connect you with the best talent and opportunities in the industry. You can always count on open communication and continuous support from every member of our team.

Karson
Humiston
Founder, CEO
Davyd
Smith
CTO
Dena
Gellmann
Director of Recruiting
Jordan
Smith
Brand Director
Kyle
Arfsten
Director of Growth
Amanda
Guerrero
Business Development Manager
Mike
Olson
Front End Developer
Andrew
Freeman
Recruiter
Kendall
Kelleher
Recruiter
Max
Ireland
Recruiter
Kelsea
Appelbaum
Recruiter
Jonte
Major
Recruiter
Samson
O'Neil
Recruiter
Jenny
Surratt
Accountant
Patrick
Bailey
Architect Lead
Zach
Schulz
Chief Architect
12

states served

600
+

partnering companies

7,500

jobs placed

Santa Monica, CA

520 Broadway #3016

Santa Monica, CA

90401

Denver, CO

518 17th St

Denver, CO

80202

“Vangst has the secret sauce: great people.”

“Vangst has been a force multiplier for our business. Together with our in-house recruiting team they hired over 200 GTI team members this calendar year across eight states. Vangst has the secret sauce: they hire great people to recruit great people.”

Peter Kadens | CEO | Green Thumb Industries (GTI)

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