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Colonel Gerald Carozza Jr. Joins Safety & Regulatory Compliance Advisory Board for North Lake Supply

Updated: Mar 11, 2022

North Lake Supply, a New Jersey-based adult-use cannabis business applicant, announced today the addition of attorney Colonel Gerald Carozza Jr., U.S. Army Reserve (Retired), as a member of their Safety & Regulatory Compliance Advisory Board. Carozza will use his knowledge and experience from an impressive military and legal background to provide oversight into North Lake Supply’s navigation of the New Jersey cannabis market and beyond.

“We’re really excited to welcome Colonel Carozza to our Safety & Regulatory Compliance Advisory Board. Not only is he a fellow veteran, he also has extensive experience and knowledge in a number of relevant fields. The guidance he can bring from a safety, insurance, and real estate standpoint will be key to ensuring we operate in a compliant manner.” said President and Founder, Alex Kleynshvag.

Cannabis startups in New Jersey face a variety of challenges throughout the application, construction and operational stages. As a veteran-led business, North Lake Supply takes safety and regulatory compliance seriously. The company's goal is to ensure that their business practices including insurance coverage, risk management, and employment practices always maintain compliance.

“I am excited to be part of this dynamic team. I look forward to helping North Lake Supply become a positive impact on the community at large and the veteran community in particular, providing it with employment opportunities and safe alternatives to big pharma.” said Colonel Carozza.

About Colonel Gerald Carozza

Jerry earned a Juris Doctorate from Villanova University, is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and has more than 35 years of experience in financial lines insurance and surety, risk management, construction claims, federal contracting, employment law, New Jersey Municipal Land Use, environmental, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation. Jerry has experience in international and cultural affairs, working with the Department of State as well as various intelligence, law enforcement, and foreign officials. Mr. Carozza has been in private practice, in-house with a major U.S. insurance carrier and served with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan as the Chief of Afghan National Army Legal Development and Parliamentary Affairs Teams during the 2010 surge and bloodiest year of the 20-year Afghan War. Jerry is also the author of the newly released book, The Strangest of Places: Building Castles Made of Sand in Afghanistan that provides insight into the U.S. effort in Afghanistan and plight of the veterans who fought America’s longest war. Jerry and his wife live in beautiful northeast Pennsylvania and have five wonderful children.

About North Lake Supply, LLC

North Lake Supply is a leading adult-use cannabis business applicant in New Jersey. The company’s vision is to create an innovative, greenhouse based cultivation business model that maximizes the triple bottom line: People, Planet & Profit. North Lake’s long-term vision is to provide economic and social benefits for the community’s residents that will make locals proud to have a staple like North Lake Supply in their town and community.

Meet the rest of our advisory team.

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