Don Williams

Vice President of Government Relations

Don is the Vice President of Government Relations for Curaleaf. Curaleaf currently operates in over 19 states and Don covers the Central and West Regions of the country for them. Don has been working for over three years for Curaleaf and got his start in cannabis working for MedMen. Don has worked in the private and public sector for over 30 years. He started his corporate career at McDonald’s Corporation. Don worked in Government Relations, Training and Operations at McDonald’s where he had an excellent track record of increasing industry partnerships, political influence, and corporate revenue. Before McDonald’s, Don began his public sector career as a legislative aide to the Illinois Speaker of the House. Don is the current Chairman of the legislative committee and board member of the Cannabis Business Association of Illinois. He sits on the boards of the New York Medical Cannabis Association, the Colorado Leads Cannabis Association, the Utah Cannabis Coop and previously the Ohio Medical Cannabis Association.

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