Sara Stewart

Co-founder, RITUAL

Sara Stewart is a pioneer in cannabis hospitality with experience opening and operating two of America's first licensed cannabis lounges: Lowell Cafe in West Hollywood and Rise Mundelein in Illinois with Green Thumb Industries. Sara also spent 15 years in some of the country’s most lucrative and successful restaurants and five years working in LA's prominent nightlife scene managing celebrity guest lists and front door services for major events including the Golden Globes and American Music Awards. Sara also provided valuable insight into regulatory conditions in new markets such as Nevada and Illinois. She has a BA in Marketing and a deep passion for finding solutions in every aspect of the merging of cannabis and hospitality-driven operations.