Meet the Team
CEO & National Accounts
Jay is our resident serial entrepreneur and salesman with an inherent passion for growing companies. He has started countless ventures in the past and has also held national account and business consulting positions at companies like AT&T and Sprint. Jay serves as our Chief Executive Officer and is the lead contact for new clients as well as one of our representatives for national accounts and key retailers.
Director of Marketing and Operations
Mark has started multiple companies and also spent time working with small business owners and entrepreneurs through the University of Georgia and Kennesaw State University. With a background in marketing, finance, and psychology, Mark supports us in our marketing and operations initiatives as well as in the strategic growth of our clients.
Business Analyst & Client Strategy
Brandon spent years working as an analyst with Advantage Sales & Marketing as well as with KeHE Distributors, helping them manage accounts like BiLo and Shaw’s. Currently, Brandon serves as our lead business analyst and supports our clients in their execution of distribution and retail growth. As our in-house analyst, he works closely with clients in the development and analysis of growth strategies.
National Account Executive
Diana Earwood started her journey in retail over 20 years ago with General Mills and The Nielsen Company before joining Sutherland’s Foodservice as VP and General Manager of their Produce Division. During her tenure at Sutherland’s, Diana also served as General Manager of Destiny Organics, a regional distributor based in Atlanta, GA. Recently, she started a consulting agency called plain.stated. that primarily focuses on helping local brands. Diana’s passion for this industry and emerging brands runs deep and has joined our team in a National Account Executive role.
National Account Executive
Wayne believes that building, cultivating and retaining relationships is the key to success in business and life. This paradigm guided him in his work as an educator, nonprofit executive, fundraiser, and natural product entrepreneur. He brings a dedication to ethically produced food that supports the health of the planet and a wealth of experience from launching and growing his own brand, Matzolah®, into multiple national retailers. As a National Account Executive and Brand Consultant, Wayne leverages four decades of connections and knowledge to serve our brands, retailers and distributors.
Victoria joined our team with a background in recreation and a passion for healthy lifestyle brands. As a graduate of the University of Georgia, Victoria supports our team in marketing our brands through a multitude of platforms.
Fielding has spent over a decade as an entrepreneur in the retail and food manufacturing space and has extensive experience in organically growing startups. She now uses those experiences to support other business owners as they navigate unfamiliar territories within the food and beverage industries. Fielding also brings a gifting in administration and operations and will support our brands with the details and processes necessary for growth.
Rebecca Buechler is a fourth year Foundation Fellow at the University of Georgia who studies mathematics and international affairs and has experience in working with a college-based food publication. She is an invaluable asset to both our sales and operations teams, bringing a fresh look and focus to supporting our vision and mission as a company.
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