GTI JOINS FORCES WITH THE CLINIC COLORADO
For proven experience in the medical cannabis landscape, GTI forged a long-term, core partnership with The Clinic Colorado – one of the most established and recognized organizations in the medical marijuana business in the United States.
The Clinic is an award-winning seed-to-sale medical cannabis company who owns and operates six dispensaries and three cultivation facilities throughout Colorado. With its deep experience and proven track record of being the premier cultivator in the industry, The Clinic and GTI will create and maintain an atmosphere based on professionalism, compassion, security and privacy to benefit the patients and municipalities in which they operate.
COMMITMENT TO SECURITY: PARTNERSHIP WITH HILLARD HEINTZE AND DISTINGUISHED LAW ENFORCEMENT EXECUTIVE TERRANCE GAINER
GTI is committed to ensuring its facilities are safe. Through a partnership with Hillard Heintze, one of the leading security risk management firms in the United States, and career law enforcement executive Terrance Gainer, GTI’s operations will be among the most secure facilities in the nation.
Hillard Heintze has a proven track record in identifying security-related risks and creating actionable and comprehensive security plans. They have provided strategic security assessments and guidance to organizations such as Chicago’s 2012 NATO Summit, the U.S. Congress and the Department of Homeland Security. This expertise, partnership and strategic planning will ensure GTI establishes and implements the best security standards at our cultivation centers and dispensaries throughout Illinois.
Continuing a distinguished career in law enforcement and security innovations worldwide, Chief Gainer most recently served as the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms where he maintained security in the Capitol and Senate office buildings and led a force of nearly 1,000 personnel. A former Illinois State Police director, Chicago police detective and captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve, Chief Gainer will serve GTI in a leadership capacity advising on security matters.
Securitas has over 640 local branch managers and approximately 86,000 security officers throughout the United States and provide unmatched security solutions to meet the specific needs of thousands of businesses. They will assist GTI with on-site guarding, mobile guarding, remote guarding and 24/7 video surveillance with comprehensive video analytics.
The Arc of the Quad Cities Area helps people with disabilities reach greater independence in their everyday lives. The Arc is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency that changes the lives of hundreds of individuals in Rock Island County. The Arc offers a range of services for people with varying ability levels. Carefully planned and implemented by dedicated staff, all programs focus on independence and personal choice. The Arc provides housing, employment, day training, respite, assistive technology, case coordination, and a network of other supportive services to people with developmental disabilities.