BeLeaf CSO finalist in Business Journals C-Suite Excellence Awards

BeLeaf CSO finalist in Business Journals C-Suite Excellence Awards


BeLeaf Medical announced its Chief Science Officer Dr. Stephanie Cernicek is a finalist for the St. Louis Business Journal’s ‘2021 C-Suite Leaders award,’ honoring outstanding C-Suite executives for their contributions to the local business community that devise the strategies and policies that make local companies and organizations successful.

The 2021 winners span different facets of the St. Louis business community, including education, health care, and nonprofit work.

Last year, Dr. Cernicek led the initiative to write Beleaf’s applications for medical marijuana manufacturing licenses. Because of her efforts, Beleaf was awarded two manufacturing licenses, out of hundreds of applicants and also contributed to Beleaf’s 8 other successful medical marijuana applications. Dr. Cernicek is responsible for the operation of these facilities in addition to her responsibilities as Chief Science Officer for the company. Beleaf is projected to bring in more than 25 MM in revenue in 2021 with a projected growth to over 60 MM in the next 5 years.

With a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Dr. Cernicek is uniquely suited to formulate products for Beleaf. She has brought to market 17 products over the last year with an additional 20 products expected to enter the market in the next two months.


“I am honored to be viewed by my peers as a leader in the industry and am humbled to be nominated and considered a finalist.”

The St. Louis Business Journal’s 2021 winners will be featured in a special issue of the paper on February 19, 2021.

About BeLeaf Medical: BeLeaf Medical Company is a leader in the medical cannabis industry in the state of Missouri. With our years of experience in several states, we are able to deliver the best cannabis flower and manufactured products to market. We have curated the highest quality genetics of popular flower strains. Our cultivation facilities utilize proven methods to grow the highest quality medical cultivars. BeLeaf Medical products are specifically formulated with medical conditions in mind. To ensure a consistent high-quality product, we employ strict Good Manufacturing Practices. BeLeaf Medical Dispensaries offer a wide variety of products and a knowledgeable staff to help customers find the best solutions.