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Steep Hill Illinois is one of the most recent licensee partners to join the Steep Hill family. Co-founder John Tinsley will drive strategy  and will focus on business operations, partner relations, launching the Illinois lab and growth into other markets.   John comes to the business after two decades in consulting, where he most recently was a Partner with EY-Parthenon, a leading global strategy consultancy. His expertise in growth strategy, market development, M&A and operational transformation will be instrumental to a successful launch in Illinois. John Tinsley stated, “We are currently building out the lab, which will be strategically placed in Ottawa, IL within a 90-minute drive of the largest MSOs in Illinois.” Leveraging the market-leading Steep Hill platform, Steep Hill Illinois will provide the full-screen of Illinois regulated tests including cannabinoids, pesticides, heavy metals, and more. “We will also provide research and development testing services for cultivators and processors; supporting our partners in the development of new products and supporting their growth.” More to come soon... to speak with someone about Steep Hill Illinois, please contact


130 E. Madison Street 

Ottawa, IL 61350

(224) 505-5643



Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lab Services

Residual Solvents Analysis
Pesticides Analysis
Microbial Analysis

Mycotoxins Analysis
Foreign Matter Inspection
Moisture Content Analysis
Water Activity
Hemp Analysis

Homogeneity Testing

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