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jamie shira: co-founder

Jamie Shira is a co-founder of The Apothecarium and served as the organization’s first Director of Human Resources, managing benefits and hiring during the company’s early years. She studied Human Resource Management at Regent’s Business School in London. While in London, Shira immersed herself in the city’s art and design scene; she later drew on these experiences as she and her partners created The Apothecarium’s unique retail experience and store designs. In 2017 Architectural Digest recognized The Apothecarium as the best-designed dispensary in the nation. Shira currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Liberation Institute in San Francisco, focusing on mental health and wellness of the local community. She holds a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Psychology and a master's degree in Human Resource Management.