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After spending 20 years working in the food, beverage & wellness industry I've created this podcast to introduce you to the powerhouse women who have found success on every level. My goal is to give you direct access to their insights and expertise in order to help you make your business "Gooder".

After spending 20 years working in the food, beverage & wellness industry I've created this podcast to introduce you to the powerhouse women who have found success on every level. My goal is to give you direct access to their insights and expertise in order to help you make your business "Gooder".

Location:

United States

Description:

After spending 20 years working in the food, beverage & wellness industry I've created this podcast to introduce you to the powerhouse women who have found success on every level. My goal is to give you direct access to their insights and expertise in order to help you make your business "Gooder".

Language:

English


Episodes

Whole Food Nutrition for Long-Term Cognitive Health featuring Erika Lepczyk

10/11/2021
Erika Lepczyk is the CEO and Co-founder of Memore, an innovative brand dedicated to sustaining long-term cognitive health. Memore offers functional blends that provide convenient and versatile ways to fill nutritional gaps with whole food nutrition. Memore’s blends have shown to be effective in slowing decline and reducing Alzheimer’s risk by as much as 53%. Erika aims to help break the common misconception that Alzheimer’s is hereditary — only 2% of cases are. By introducing the world to...

Duration:00:53:09

Food for a Bigger Cause featuring Regina Anderson

10/4/2021
Regina Anderson is the Executive Director of Food Recovery Network, the largest student-led movement fighting food waste and working to end hunger in America. Regina joined the team in 2015 and is responsible for setting the vision, strategy, and fundraising efforts for Food Recovery Network. She works with stakeholders, partners, and the team at national headquarters to make food recovery the norm and not the exception. Regina has worked in the nonprofit sector for over a decade. At the...

Duration:01:08:49

Using Your Passion to Drive Your Company’s Mission featuring Liz Myslik

9/27/2021
Liz Myslik is a Partner at Loft Growth Partners. Loft Growth Partners invest in consumer brands that promote happier, healthier living to build great businesses that have a lasting impact. Clients include brands like The Seaweed Bath Co., Blue Dog Bakery, and Fat Snax. Liz has spent nearly 20 years leading emerging consumer brands across the food, beverage, and fitness industries. She has been named a “Kingmaker in Consumer & Retail” by Forbes, one of the “Most Influential Women in Food &...

Duration:01:06:02

Re-Imagining the Plant-Powered Food Industry featuring Cherie Jackson

9/20/2021
Cherie Jackson is the Co-founder and CEO of Frooze Balls, a nutritious snack company. Frooze Balls are made with whole food and packaged with 100% recyclable material. You can find them in every major supermarket in New Zealand, and select stores throughout Australia, the UK, Europe, and the US. Cherie has over 20 years of successful global business development experience for B2B, B2C, and nonprofits. She is an expert at intuitively applying market data from primary and secondary sources to...

Duration:00:35:32

Risking It All for the Entrepreneurial Dream featuring Debbie Wei Mullin

9/13/2021
Debbie Wei Mullin is the Founder and CEO of Copper Cow Coffee, the first premium Vietnamese coffee company in the US. Copper Cow Coffee connects sustainable farms with the American specialty coffee market, which is the largest in the world. Their signature Pour Over Latte kits come with delicious, sweet creamers and single-serve filters that fit over any cup, so customers can brew a perfect latte anywhere. Debbie’s first entrepreneurial venture was founding Wei Pantry, a nationally...

Duration:00:45:25

Staffing and Executive Recruiting in the Natural Products Industry featuring Angela Marturano

9/6/2021
Angela Marturano is the Founder and President of Orchid Holistic Search, an executive search firm that goes beyond the simple matching of a job description to a curriculum vitae. Orchid Holistic Search connects brands in the natural products industry with the right talent to create healthy, long-term employment. Previously, Angela was the Sales and Recruitment Executive for Venteon Finance and the Territory Sales Manager for Arcadia Brewing Company in Michigan. She founded Orchid Holistic...

Duration:00:46:49

The Future of CPG and the Hemp Industry featuring Jessica Tonani

8/30/2021
Jessica Tonani is the Co-founder and CEO of Verda Bio, a cannabis research company. Verda Bio performs genomic, analytical, and agricultural research on cannabis and cannabinoid-based therapeutics. Jessica Tonani is a biotechnology professional with over two decades of experience in life sciences at firms. Jessica has been named one of the “most interesting people in cannabis” by The Seattle Times and a “cannabis leading lady” by Cannabis Now. Additionally, she has been widely quoted as an...

Duration:01:00:26

The Evolving Definition of Natural Brands Featuring Karen Frame

8/23/2021
Karen Frame is the CEO and Founder of Makeena, a company dedicated to connecting consumers with brands that are healthy for people and the planet. Makeena offers cash and rewards for purchasing eco-friendly and nutritional products. Their app provides a one-stop-shop for consumers looking to save and brands trying to get discovered. Karen Frame is a repeat founder in the tech space, an attorney, and a former CPA. She also has over 25 years of experience as an executive in the software and...

Duration:00:44:53

Aligning Your PR and Marketing Strategies featuring Jess Windell

8/16/2021
Jess Windell is the Founder of Maven Consulting, a strategic communications and public relations consultancy. Jess launched Maven Consulting in 2020 to help consumer brands get their PR strategy on the right track using the necessary tools for growth. Jess Windell has spent 12 years working in public relations. Her previous roles include the Vice President of BAM, a PR agency, and the PR Consultant for Perfect Snacks, a fresh snack brand leader. Jess is also the current Vice President of...

Duration:01:07:21

What Does an Ice Cream Brand, a Trampoline Park, and the World’s Oldest Vegetarian Brand Have in Common?

8/9/2021
David Lemley is the Founder, CEO and Chief Strategist for Retail Voodoo. Retail Voodoo helps build, grow, and evolve brands in food, beverage, wellness, and fitness spaces. David founded the company on the belief that brands should inspire meaningful connections with real people. Through insight, visioning diagnostics, research analysis, and consensus building, they’ve helped companies like REI, Starbucks, Sur La Table and Nike become the beloved and dominant brands they are today. Diana...

Duration:00:41:47

Self-Love and Supplements featuring Mary Berry

8/2/2021
Mary Berry is the Founder and CEO of Cosmos Vita. Cosmos Vita produces gummy vitamins that are vegan, non-GMO, and free from dyes. The company is dedicated to accessibility, inclusivity, and empowerment — as well as reminding people to love and take care of themselves. Mary has been sharing her expertise in the wellness space for over a decade. Before creating Cosmos Vita, she founded Texas Beauty Labs, now known as Goodkind Co. It was the leading product and services partner to Clean...

Duration:00:55:18

Self-Care for Executives featuring Brie Doyle

7/20/2021
Brie Doyle is an author, teacher and retreat guide. Brie hosts transformational wellness retreats throughout the US and across the globe, and is the Founder of She Glows Retreats. She specializes in curating mental and emotional wellness curriculum for groups, conscious companies, schools and individuals. A yoga and meditation teacher for over 20 years, Brie is a leader in the health and wellness space who helps people heal their past and reclaim their power. Her book, You Should Leave Now:...

Duration:00:46:34

Jenna Arkin - Soap Science and the Chemistry of Green Cleaning

7/19/2021
“You can get a real clean without bringing in toxic cleaning products to your home.” – Jenna Arkin This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Jenna Arkin, the Vice President of Innovation at ECOS®. We discuss all things ECOS: the natural cleaning trends, innovation, leadership, and science. We also learn about some myths behind bleaching when it comes to cleaning and creating a healthy living environment. Along the way, we get to hear the amazing story of a...

Duration:00:36:28

Maisie Antoniello - Adapting and Evolving as a Leader in the Food and Beverage Industry

7/12/2021
“As a brand and as a business, you got to evolve with the times and really think about what you really stand for and how it manifests nowadays.” – Maisie Antoniello This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Maisie Antoniello, the Senior Marketing Executive Jones Soda Inc., a Seattle-based premium craft soda brand. We chat about Maisie’s big shift from big CPG brands (Kellogg’s, PepsiCo, and Starbucks) to the beloved regional Jones Soda brand - and how that move...

Duration:00:48:49

Zelda Beckford - The Movement of the Dietary Supplement Industry in the US

6/28/2021
“Supplements are regulated heavily, more so than food, and more so than like meat.” – Zelda Beckford This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Zelda Beckford, the Vice President of Quality of New Chapter, Inc., a subsidiary of Procter & Gamble Personal Health Care. We chat about Zelda’s journey from Herbalife to Beachbody, to Goop - and now - New Chapter! She sees herself as an influencer in education, leadership and company culture. Along the way, we discuss how...

Duration:00:59:12

Kailey Donewald - Tackling Compostable Packaging in the Frozen Aisle

6/22/2021
“All ice cream pints in the US and worldwide are not recyclable.” – Kailey Donewald This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Kailey Donewald, the founder and CEO of Sacred Serve – a plant-powered functional gelato and pioneer in 100% compostable ice cream packaging. We discuss her personal health history’s impact on the creation of Sacred Serve and the exciting future for the brand and category. We also learn about Kailey’s influence in spreading awareness of diet...

Duration:00:39:08

Pam Montgomery - From Orchard to Table

6/14/2021
“If you can understand how to learn and you have a learning mindset all the time, you can pretty much do anything.” – Pam Montgomery This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Pam Montgomery, the founder and CEO of Chukar Cherries – a pioneer in boutique food processing, that turned Pacific Northwest cherries into a global gifting brand. We discuss the history of Chukar Cherries and the a-ha moment of Pam’s product idea, including the acquisition of chocolate making...

Duration:01:00:47

Molly Ruland - Building The Listening Revolution Through Podcasting

6/7/2021
“You're not going to build an audience with three podcasts.” – Molly Ruland This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Molly Ruland, the founder, and CEO of Heartcast Media. We discuss podcasts, and how the platform has provided a powerful listening revolution for brands and professionals. We learn about ways that brands can utilize podcasts to humanize themselves and authentically connect with consumers. Along the way, we get to meet one of the hardworking business...

Duration:00:56:34

Kate Flynn - Compostable Packaging Is HOT

5/24/2021
“Meeting the needs of the consumer and meeting the needs of the environment sometimes is tricky.” – Kate Flynn This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Kate Flynn, the founder and CEO of Sun & Swell Foods. We discuss the history of Sun & Swell Foods – one of the first food and snacking brands leading the way in the use of composable packaging. We also learn about the evolvement of sustainable packaging and Kate’s leadership in driving this hot topic. Along the...

Duration:00:49:42

Sashee Chandran - Pioneering the New Tea Culture in America

5/17/2021
“Luck is hard work and opportunity meeting.” – Sashee Chandran This week on the Gooder Podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Sashee Chandran, the founder and CEO of Tea Drops. We discuss the historical colonial influence in American tea culture and how her diverse background has encouraged her to create something new: Tea Drops. We also learn about the tea category shaking innovation of Tea Drops' products and some of the trends her brand is leveraging. Along the way, we get to hear...

Duration:00:53:02