He was included in the Top 40 Under 40 in Marijuana Venture Magazine as one of the youngest sole proprietors in the nation at the age of 26.
WINTERSVILLE, OH, September 02, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Michael William Petrella has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Petrella is the owner and chief executive officer of Ohio Valley Natural Relief LLC in Wintersville, Ohio, a locally owned and operated medical marijuana dispensary in the town of Wintersville. As one of the state's only licensed dispensaries, he offers a range of high-quality products to customers suffering from various ailments and psychological stress, including tinctures, oils, edibles, transdermal patches and topicals.
Investing in his business was very personal for Mr. Petrella. After his father had passed away from stage four lung cancer, he traveled to Colorado to learn more about the medical marijuana business. After networking with industry professionals, Mr. Petrella discovered the many alternatives that were available to ease the pain and suffering ill patients had to endure. Shortly thereafter, he pursued a medical marijuana license from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy, became registered in 2018, and licensed in 2019.
Aside from his entrepreneurial venture in medical marijuana, Mr. Petrella has extensive experience in landscaping. He also hails from an extensive background in real estate as a former employee of his parent's firm, Petrella Enterprises. Furthermore, Mr. Petrella became active in politics in 2022, when he was elected as the new mayor of Wintersville. He is eager to help other small businesses thrive. He also has a vested interest in assisting larger organizations in their effort to create new jobs and bring tax revenue to the community.
Mr. Petrella is a member of the Jefferson County Commerce and the Italian-American Cultural Club. He is also active on several local committees, including Wednesdays in Wintersville, Wintersville Beautification Committee, and Thunder in the Ville. Additionally, Mr. Petrella enjoys volunteering and contributing to his local community, donating much of his time and efforts to providing free services for those in need on behalf of the Friendship Room, a local homeless shelter. He also volunteers his time with the Ohio Valley Health Center, a free medical clinic for people that cannot afford medical care or do not have insurance, by providing free landscaping, snow removal and other services for the center.
Mr. Petrella graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University (now Wheeling University) with a Bachelor of Science in psychology in 2013. As a testament to his success in the industry, he was included in the Top 40 Under 40 in Marijuana Venture Magazine as one of the youngest sole proprietors in the nation at the age of 26. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, and his French bulldog, Boom.
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