Our Team

Meet Tiffany

Warehouse Manager

The first person to master our filling machine, Tiffany was a crucial member of our kitchen team—and we are so proud to now have her as our Shipping Lead and Production Assistant!

Meet Shawna

Kitchen Crew

Shawna is a pro in the kitchen... You can find her roasting coconut, filling jars or mixing nut butter. She is a huge fan of 2000's R&B and loves encouraging the team to take much needed dance breaks in the kitchen!

Meet Cian

Labeling Supervisor

Cian is a master at labeling and a core member of our kitchen crew! She always has a positive attitude and a smile on her face, despite what life throws her way.

Lifting Womxn Up

Our team is comprised of womxn from all backgrounds and walks of life. We are proud to be a part of this inspiring team of capable, motivated and smart womxn. Womxn who are getting back on their feet, thanks to you.

Meet Judy

Filling Lead

Judy has mastered our filling machine, and is an asset to our kitchen team. She also handles online order fulfillment like a pro!

 

Meet Bonnie

Kitchen Crew

Bonnie joined our team in the last stages of her pregnancy, and hustled harder than anyone. Now, she has an adorable baby girl and is back on the team - still working hard.

Meet Jayme

Mixing +

Wholesale Supervisor

Jayme truly does it all at Ground Up! She mixes nearly every batch of nut butter that you enjoy, and also fills our wholesale orders, including huge pallet orders!

Meet J

Program Graduate

J can label for hours on end, with a smile on her face and music blasting in her headphones. She has now graduated from our training program and moved into full time employment!

Meet Sarah

Community Coordinator

If you've ever contacted us on Instagram or via email, Sarah's probably the lovely soul you got to speak with! She handles all customer care, social media, marketing and community management. (OH, and she also spotlights as a demo rep!)

Meet Kestrel

Production + Development Manager

Kes keeps literally all of the things at Ground Up running smoothly. Not only does she oversee our training program with grace and ease, but she also handles production, order fulfillment, and even graphic design!

 

Meet Gabrielle

Program Graduate

In the kitchen, Gabrielle’s favorite job is mixing nut butter because it’s fun, creative and she gets to try each batch straight out of the mixer when it’s nice & warm (the best part!).

Meet Staci

Sales + Demo Extraordinaire

Staci is one of our top sales reps! She says, "I am driven by the importance of advocating for someone who can’t advocate for themselves; everyone deserves to have a voice."

Meet Sofi

Sales Manager

Sofi excels in organizing all of our sales accounts and leads, and also has the most warm and positive energy we could ask for on the team! She handles corporate gift orders, too.


Meet Sandra

Program Graduate

When asked about the community at Ground Up, Sandra says, “We respect each other, love each other, help each other through not just work but personal issues too. You can always trust that you have someone there for you.”

Meet Carolyn

Co-Founder

Carolyn is the creative mastermind behind Ground Up's delicious and unique nut butter flavors, and oversees marketing, ecommerce and finance at Ground Up.

 

Meet Julie

Co-Founder

Julie leads sales and partnerships at Ground Up, and as an avid athlete, nut butter is an easy sell for her! Julie also oversees Ground Up's employment training program.

 

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