Board of Directors

The following members make up the Trulieve Board of Directors.  Please select an individual member below to learn more about them and the committees they contribute to.

  • Giannella Alvarez
    Giannella Alvarez

    Giannella Alvarez


    Giannella Alvarez has experience in strategic planning, branding, innovation, consumer insights, technology, and scaling and leading multi-billion dollar businesses. She was the Chief Executive Officer of Beanitos, Inc., a privately held snack food company from January 2018 until December 2019. Prior to that she was the Chief Executive Officer of Harmless Harvest, Inc., a privately held organic food and beverage company from 2015 until January 2018. Her experience includes senior global leadership roles at The Coca-Cola Company, The Procter and Gamble Co. and Kimberly Clark.

  • Thad Beshears


    Co-Owner/President  of Simpson Nurseries of Florida and Co-Owner/President of Simpson Nurseries of Tennessee where he develops and implements strategic vision while monitoring the market for opportunities for growth and expansion. Responsible for all sales operations, production, and inventory tracking. Serves all major mass merchants from Texas to the eastern seaboard and in between. Under his guidance and oversight, the company has more than doubled their annual sales.

    Beshears is a graduate of Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership, Texas A&M University of College Station, TX, as well as Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Florida. Beshears is a founding member of Trulieve.

  • Peter T. Healy

    • Lead Director
    Lead Director

    Attorney at a leading law firm in San Francisco, CA. Healy manages a corporate practice focused on capital markets, M&A, and private equity transactions. Clients include corporate issuers, well-known Wall Street underwriters, and private equity firms. Healy has represented many issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements, private equity firms and sovereign wealth funds in their investment activities, and corporate boards in governance matters and strategic transactions. Healy has lectured on topics relevant to leading corporate lawyers and has been recognized as a leading lawyer in many leading publications. Healy has a BS degree from Santa Clara University, an MBA degree (with distinction) from Cornell University, and a JD degree from the University of California, Hastings.

  • Richard May

    Richard is President and Co-Owner of May Nursery, Inc. where he has 18 years of growing and managing experience.  He holds two degrees from Auburn University in Agriculture Economics and Horticulture.  Richard is also a graduate of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute from the University of Florida as well as the Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership through Texas A&M University.  He has served on several agricultural and civic boards including the Southern Nursery Association and the Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce.  May is a founding member of Trulieve.
  • Thomas Millner

    Thomas Millner brings a combination of executive leadership, merchandising and multichannel operational skills, and a strong philanthropic background to the Company. Milner served as CEO of Cabela's, a direct marketer and specialty retailer of outdoor recreation merchandise, from 2009 to 2017. Prior to Cabela's, Milner was president and CEO of North Carolina's Remington Arms Company from 1994 to 2009, an American manufacturer of firearms and ammunition. Millner has been serving as a director and the chair of the audit committee of Best Buy since 2014, a multinational consumer electronics retailer and is a former director of Total Wine & More, a large, family-owned, privately held American alcohol retailer from 2015 to 2019.
  • Jane Morreau


    Jane Morreau is a seasoned global finance executive with a broad skillset and expertise that also includes supply chain management, manufacturing operations, information technology, retail operations, mergers and acquisitions and corporate strategy. Ms. Morreau is currently employed as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation, a position she has held since 2014.

  • Kim Rivers

    • Chairman of the Board

    Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

    Kim Rivers currently serves as chief executive officer of Trulieve Cannabis Corp., a vertically-integrated "seed-to-sale" operation based in Florida. Rivers joined Trulieve at its inception and has been the key driver for the Company’s customer-centric vision, strong growth, strategic expansion, and industry-leading profitability. Ms. Rivers oversees every activity involved with the cannabis process from seed to sale to ensure quality, operational integrity and financial success. Prior to Trulieve, Ms. Rivers spent several years in private practice as a lawyer where she specialized in mergers, acquisitions, and securities for multi-million dollar companies and has run a number of successful businesses from real estate to finance. Her experience has been instrumental in building Trulieve’s market leading position in its home state of Florida and provides the solid foundation on which to execute on growth and expansion initiatives as a multi-state operator.

    Ms. Rivers also plays an active role in her community in addition to serving on numerous charitable boards. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Multinational Business and Political Science from Florida State University, where she also served as FSU’s student body President, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida.

  • Susan Thronson

    Susan Thronson is an experienced independent director with global digital, ecommerce and loyalty marketing experience. Thronson was Senior Vice President of Global Marketing for Marriott International from 1989 to 2013, leading Marriott's worldwide integrated marketing strategy and execution for its 15 hotel brands. Thronson formerly served as a director of Angie's List from 2012 to 2017, an internet service company, and SONIC Drive-In from 2015 to 2018, an operator of an American drive-in fast-food restaurant chain based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.