Meet Our Team
The amazing people behind Lovewell Farms.
Chief Executive Officer
Brett Quattrucci is a 25 year old self-educated farmer with a BBA in finance and five years’ experience working on small to medium sized farms. Halfway through attaining his business degree, Brett found himself drawn to the idea of agriculture and growing plants on a large scale. Inspired by the life in his small vegetable garden in the front yard of his parents’ house, he left the country and followed his passion to New Zealand where he studied sustainable agriculture, permaculture, and market gardening.
His time there was an experience that solidified his decision to continue on the path to become a farmer. Brett believes that it is in our best interest to work alongside nature to promote healthy, thriving agricultural ecosystems that can benefit all of life. He believes it is a farmer’s duty to be a steward of the land and to ALWAYS KEEP THE SOIL COVERED!
Chief Operations Officer
Emily's professional background is in organic vegetable farming and drug policy activism. She is a proud alumna of Students for Sensible Drug Policy and continues to advocate for compassionate, science-based, and equitable drug policies in Rhode Island and beyond. Alongside her work at Lovewell Farms, she organizes with other farmers around food justice issues, and teaches gardening skills and environmental education programming to incarcerated individuals at the Adult Correctional Institution in Cranston, RI.
Her passion for social justice, environmental sustainability, and love of plants all come together in the cannabis space, and she is driven to help create an industry that reflects the goals of the movement behind it. She believes in the power of community, and that the lines between food, drugs, and medicine are not as distinct as one might think.
Mike is a Rhode Island-registered caregiver who has been working in cannabis policy for over fifteen years. Beginning in 2004, he founded Maine’s only college chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, an international grass-roots organization dedicated to ending the War on Drugs. He then went on to work with the Marijuana Policy Project to update the state’s medicinal marijuana law to increase availability.
More recently, Mike was the Deputy Director of Regulate Rhode Island, another Marijuana Policy Project-funded initiative, that worked to regulate cannabis in the state. He is currently pursuing his third secondary degree as a PhD student at Brown University, studying archaeology and American history.
Director of Horticulture
Ryan has had a lifelong fascination with the beauty in nature and how it interacts with mankind. In 2010, he entered the Horticultural Sciences program at the University of Rhode Island, with a focus on medicinal plants and wildlife conservation. During his time at URI, he worked with the local chapter of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy to spread awareness and bring about change in university cannabis policy.
In the pursuit of knowledge and skills he worked in a large variety of horticultural settings including farms, nurseries, landscaping, botanical gardens, and most recently, cultivating in the Rhode Island medical marijuana industry. Now, he strives to create a high-quality hemp cannabis grown with environmentally responsible practices. He hopes to use this knowledge to help shape cannabis agriculture policy on a state level and to encourage our local agricultural community to join us in this movement.
Co-Owner & Financial Advisor
Randy brings a wealth of business knowledge and passion from his 30+ years working with multiple Fortune 500 companies where he focused on their Customer Management Services and Global Operations. His trademark is creating strong partner relationships with a high degree of commitment and transparency while working collaboratively with his customers and teams to produce Best-in-Class services to the marketplace.
Randy will advise the Lovewell team on leading business practices to ensure continued growth of the operation which is focused on its Organic farming commitments and strategy to produce and market top tier high quality CBD rich products and services to Lovewell Consumers, Dispensaries and Retailers. Randy is a U.S. Navy Veteran who served 6 years in a Naval Aviation Squadron. Lovewell Farms is committed to our Veterans, their rights and needs.
Maggie’s career in real estate and property management has given Lovewell Farms a significant resource for guidance on its operational practices and directives. Maggie also leads our Corporate Social Commitment (CSR), which drives our commitment to be socially accountable — to ourselves, our consumers, and the public. She believes by practicing corporate social responsibility, also called corporate citizenship, Lovewell Farms can be conscious of the kind of impact we are having on all aspects of society including economic, health, social, and environmental.
To engage in CSR means that, in the normal course of business, Lovewell Farms is committed to operating in ways that enhance society and the environment, instead of contributing negatively to them. Maggie is also a U.S. Navy Veteran and she was one of the 1st women to work on the flight line!