Our Vision

We are committed to becoming Missouri’s leading producer and healthcare provider of medical cannabis.

Mission Statement

Show Me Alternatives is a family-oriented and socially-conscious business that values respect for individualized patient-centered health and wellness. Our team commits to providing passionate and quality customer service through continual education of our staff and community to create a positive experience. We will support and empower our patients by providing the highest quality of locally grown cannabis.

Our Team

EXTRACTION MANAGER

Ethan Foster

A recent graduate from the University of Missouri with a degree in Plant Science, emphasizing in Breeding, Biology and Biotechnology. Ethan has a deep knowledge and experience in plant physiology and the cultivation and extraction of medical cannabis.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Brooke Foster

For the past 30 years Brooke has been an owner and operator of C&R Supermarkets an 11-grocery store chain located in Northeast Missouri.

VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Amy Thomas

For the past 10 years, Amy has applied her extensive knowledge in Human Resource management including planning, implementing, and monitoring employee wage, benefit structure, and performance. Her drive to create a diverse and empowering employee culture will be instrumental in establishing SMA.

VICE PRESIDENT OF QUALITY CONTROL

Skyler Thomas

A recent graduate from the University of Missouri, Skyler has immense knowledge in human physiology and the internal systems. He is driven with a desire to establish a culture within SMA that is focused on serving an individualized patient-centered approached to the new Missouri medical cannabis industry.

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Sean Carriger

Born and in raised in Austin, Texas Sean has relocated to Missouri with a specific and deep knowledge in cannabis business operations. For the past 5 years Sean owned and operated his legally licensed cultivation and extraction lab in Oregon and Colorado.

VICE PRESIDENT OF MANUFACTURING

Frank Montoya

A retired dentist and business owner, Frank brings immense experience of business operations management, data analysis, and operational challenges. He is responsible for ensuring that all facilities policies and procedures operate under a high quality of care and standardization.

VP OF ANALYTICS

Craig Smith

A former collegiate athlete and coach for a short time after his career, Craig played an integral part in the success of multiple nationally renowned programs. He will bring a broad perspective of establishing and building a productive culture. Off the field, Craig has helped execute quantitative research projects and has experience with data in the healthcare industry.

VP OF SALES

Anthony Loffredo

Finishing up his degree in Agricultural Economics form the University of Missouri in 2020. Anthony brings his enthusiasm for agriculture and passion for customer service to maximize his full potential in the burgeoning medical cannabis industry. Anthony is our point of contact for sales side of SMA and brings valuable experience from Illinois to our team.

VP of Research & Development

Dylan Tampow

a recent graduate from the University of Missouri, with a B.S. in Plant Sciences with an emphasis in Breeding, Biology, and Biotechnology. Dylan has experience in commercial agriculture where a lot of his time was spent as a plant microbiologist in disease resistant breeding programs. Dylan is well versed in different cannabis chemotypes and terpene profiles.