Front Range Biosciences appoints Scott Wiley COO

Thursday June 20, 2019 Tags: Lafayette, Front Range BioSciences, Scott Wiley, Jon Vaught

LAFAYETTE -- Front Range Biosciences® ("FRB") announced the appointment of Scott Wiley as chief operating officer.front-range-biosciences-logo

Wiley comes to FRB from his role as CEO of Equinox Tree & Vine, a vertically-integrated grower and marketer of fruits and nuts with multi-state operations. Concurrently, he was elected to Sunkist's board of directors, as well as the board of Fruit Grower's Supply Company, a B2B retailer of crop inputs and farm supplies.

Wiley previously worked as president of the direct-to-farm division of DeLaval, and managing director of KPMG's global financial strategies practice.

"As our operations continue to expand and scale alongside this rapidly developing industry, I can think of no one more qualified and better-suited to join FRB than Scott," said Dr. Jon Vaught, CEO of FRB.

"His experience in the agricultural and food sectors -- advising on business strategies and scaling operations -- aligns seamlessly with our mission. The entire team is thrilled to have Scott leading operations as we scale production to provide the highest quality hemp seeds and young plants for farmers and growers around the world."

Wiley will oversee day-to-day activities and be responsible for driving the efficient scaling of business operations. He will also be responsible for leading the management team and implementing policies and procedures that promote the company culture and vision. 

"It is an exciting time to dive into the burgeoning hemp industry, and I am endlessly impressed with the innovations and developments that come out of the space," said Wiley.

"FRB's vision and leadership in this high growth sector of agriculture is inspiring. I look forward to furthering FRB's successful business through streamlined operations and the continued buildout of its fantastic team."