• Dr. Auerbach
    Dr. Auerbach Medical Director

    Dr. Michael Auerbach has held an active Maryland State Physician’s license since 1986 and currently practices at Auerbach Hematology-Oncology, located in Rosedale, Maryland. Dr. Auerbach has authored or co-authored over 125 publications during his extensive career as a healthcare professional and researcher. He is well versed in the latest medical cannabis research literature and strongly believes that medical cannabis is an effective, safe, and appropriate treatment for many patients suffering with debilitating medical conditions, such as cancer and chronic pain. As Chesacanna’s Medical Director, Dr. Auerbach will bring his decades of experience leading professional medical practices to our facility to ensure that qualifying patients and caregivers receive the best possible service from our facility.

    • Amy Spataro-Hoover
      Amy Spataro-Hoover Dispensary Director

      Amy Spataro-Hoover is a certified technician by the American Board of Pathology and has 28 years experience working in a hospital/trauma center caring for patients ranging from infants through elderly. During her employment in the hospital, she worked closely with physicians and nurses to help provide the best possible care for patients. As Chesacanna’s Dispensary Director, Amy will continue to use her knowledge of patient care and regulatory compliance to ensure that the dispensary agents are focused on our patients needs and safety, as well as providing the best most natural way to manage and improve their lives.

      • Michael Allred
        Michael Allred Security Director

        Mr. Michael Allred served as an officer of the Maryland State Police for 22 years and is the founder of Allred Security Group, LLC. Through his work in both law enforcement and private security, Mr. Allred has gained extensive experience handling crisis situations, making him and his team well equipped to lead the training of all dispensary agents on security protocols for emergency situations and standard operating procedures to prevent diversion and unauthorized activity on the dispensary premises. As Chesacanna’s Director of Security Mr. Allred ensures that all of our patients will be safe and protected during their time at our dispensary.

        • Kim Conner
          Kim Conner Director of Inventory Management

          Mr. Kim Conner is a registered pharmacist in the state of Maryland and an award-winning Clinical Specialist Pharmacist at John Hopkins Children Center. He is familiar with the academic literature around the science of medical cannabis and its therapeutic applications. As the Director of Inventory Management, Mr. Conner will be responsible for ensuring that dispensary agents understand the therapeutic benefits of each product available at Chesacanna and can speak from a place of knowledge on the beneficial and adverse effects of various cannabinoids. As a Maryland-licensed acupuncturist, Mr. Conner’s knowledge of this effective alternative medicine will provide another facet to Chesacanna’s Wellness Program.

          • Marc Spataro and Brenda Liscinsky
            Marc Spataro and Brenda Liscinsky Directors of Health and Fitness

            Marc Spataro and Brenda Liscinsky are a husband and wife team with a combined 30 plus years in the health and fitness industry. Marc owns and operates Fitnology Health and Human Performance and Brenda is the founder of BlisPilates both of which are located in Cockeysville, Maryland. As life long practitioners of a healthy lifestyle, Brenda and Marc are well versed in exercise protocols, nutrition counseling, supplementation, and creating programs that add longevity to their client’s lives. Their professional experience will lead Chesacanna’s mission of helping patients to experience a higher quality of life where mind, body, and soul are healthy, energized, and balanced.

            • Retail Manager