Kate Monroe is a licensing specialist on Vicente LLP’s New Jersey licensing team. She is responsible for managing licensing projects for cannabis operators obtaining both local and state licenses. In addition to licensure, she performs regulatory research and document drafting.
Prior to joining Vicente LLP, Kate was involved in the California cannabis industry for many years, working for a retailer and manufacturer, where she gained extensive experience in licensing, compliance, and operations. Kate graduated magna cum laude from Centenary College, where she studied Equine Science and was a member of the Intercollegiate Equestrian Team.
After becoming involved in cannabis through real estate development, Kate found a passion for the unique challenges of the emerging and groundbreaking industry, and is enthusiastic about using her experience and knowledge to help the industry expand throughout the country.
- Co-author, "Highlights from New Jersey’s 2022 Proposed New Cannabis Rules," August 2, 2022