Your Trusted Team of CPG Advisors

We're a team of former CPG founders and employees with decades of collective experience. We're the mentors who answer every call or text, no matter the question.

Our Team

Mareill Kiernan

Sales Manager

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I have a pig named Mojo
  • I have skied on every continent
  • I was once sucked down a storm drain and crawled out on the other side of the road
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Allie Olivier

Retail Sales Manager

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I used to deliver local yogurt to Martha Stewart's home in Maine
  • I lived on an island off the coast of Rhode Island
  • I was once in a competitive air band; I played the air bass.
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Ryan Graff

Associate Food Scientist

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I sang in an a capella group in college
  • I got concussed while snowboarding
  • I have raced next to Olympic swimmers
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Robin Italiano

Sales Support Manager

Two Truths & A Lie

  • Before working in the Natural Food Industry I worked in the Financial Industry
  • I like to wire wrap jewelry for fun
  • I love going to live sporting events
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Cori Stevens

Manager, Commercialization Operations

Two Truths & A Lie

  • On a whim I went on a solo trip to Paris without any understanding of the French language
  • I know all the words to the 1987 movie Spaceballs
  • My parents thought I was a boy and kept my middle name as Alexander
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Eugene Sokoletsky

Frontend Engineer

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I've jumped out of a plane
  • I have a pilot's license
  • I used to work at Tiffany & Co
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Coray Runge

Growth Product Manager

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I was a radio broadcaster and play by play announcer for my college basketball team
  • I have a Razor scooter that I use to down the steep hills of San Francisco
  • I am a certified ski and snowboard instructor
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Robin Puskas

Chief Innovation Officer

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I used to work in a cheese cave under Bleeker Street
  • As a child, I wanted to grow up to be an inventor
  • I've tried a cheesecake made with camel's milk and it was delicious
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Adam Pollack

VP, Marketing

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I've jumped out of plane
  • I've spent a month in the Alaskan wilderness
  • My grandfather created Mr. Peanut
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Luke Penney

Senior Director, CPG Operations

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I beat Matt Damon in a game of pool
  • I once made 110 basketball free throws in a row
  • I went undefeated in ping-pong in high school
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Josh Needleman

Product Development Associate

Two Truths & A Lie

  • As a child, I ate onions raw like an apple
  • I have a worm farm in my basement
  • I starred in a oreo commercial as a child
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Rob Maxwell

Chief Growth Officer

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I once chased a burglar through Boston while driving a Mustang
  • I've had dinner with the former President of Iceland at his residence
  • I observed a riot in the streets of London from a rooftop where the London Police had snipers positioned
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Kevin Mannering

General Manager, rodeocpg.io

Two Truths & A Lie

  • My favorite color is blue
  • I previously worked in construction
  • I've acted with an Academy Award winner
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Tiffany Lee

Product Development Manager

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I used to do gymnastics, ice skating, and ballet as a kid
  • I tried waking up at 5am every day for a month
  • I once got a free upgrade to first class on a flight
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Lianna Lee

Product Development Food Scientist

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I taught high school chemistry and physics for 3 years
  • I lived in three different countries growing up
  • I eat dessert three times a day
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Ali Kokot

Director, Business Strategy

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I was the crime reporter for my college newspaper
  • I can roller-skate backwards
  • I speak four languages
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Scott Hines

Senior Director, Supply Chain

Two Truths & A Lie

  • Sustainable construction is a passion and I've been the general contractor on a build site
  • I've scuba dived in a geothermal crater
  • I've visited six of the seven continents
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Uzair Hashmi

Data Analyst

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I was known as El-Magician
  • I have been to the base camp of the deadliest mountain
  • I'm allergic to peanuts
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Zoe Grant

Operations Associate

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I took 3rd place at the US Snowboard Nationals
  • I once taught English at a Spanish camp in Spain
  • My favorite food is bananas
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Ed Davidson

Senior Director, Operations

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I have set up networks for the CIA
  • My name is listed on a monument in Reykjavic, Iceland
  • I can operate at least 8 different types of Heavy Equipment
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Jess Caven

Senior Director, Operations

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I hate reality tv
  • I despise bananas (they are disgusting)
  • I grew up in a funeral home
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Sheryne Castuera

Operations Associate

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I don't like Chocolate
  • I was interviewed on the news once
  • I have over 100 selfies on my phone but have never posted any of them on social media
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Sarah Casagrande

Director, Retail Sales Strategy

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I hate to bake but love to cook
  • I was a contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and used my "phone a friend" ┬áto call my high school English teacher
  • I have eaten ice cream (Cherry Garcia, to be exact) with Ben and Jerry, at Jerry's house in VT
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Salar Bin Javaid

Senior Operations Analyst

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I can speak three languages
  • I was an engineer on an Airbus A321 test flight and helped fix the electrical systems when it was grounded
  • I rappelled off a five story building five times in the middle of a desert
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Dan Barnes

Director, Retail Sales Strategy

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I met my wife at a train station in Cuzco, Peru
  • I was on a national championship bowling team
  • I was once a balloon handler during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
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Lanning Ardente

Product Manager

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I teach yoga
  • I have a French Bulldog named Louie Provolone
  • I have run two marathons
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Annie Anthony

Operations Engagement Manager

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I won a college scholarship from Little Caesars after being crowned one of the fastest pizza makers in the country
  • I've graced the cover of a Japanese Cat Magazine
  • I've met the Queen of England
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Walker Angell

Vice President, Engineering

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I can't eat enough seaweed
  • I'm a terrible liar
  • I love cold and wet weather
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James Mannering

Chief Financial Officer

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I swam in the Amazon River
  • I've lived within 10 miles of where I was born my entire life (including college)
  • I once caddied for Luke Wilson
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Zach DeAngelo

CEO/Founder

Two Truths & A Lie

  • My Grandmother is an award-winning mystery author
  • I was born in Dallas Texas and had a wicked drawl
  • I once tried to re-create the majestic journey of James and the Giant Peach and got stuck in an oversized gourd
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Melissa Traverse

Director, Brand Growth

Two Truths & A Lie

  • I spent a summer as a deckhand on a fishing boat in Bristol Bay in Alaska
  • I was a Pan Am flight attendant and flew DOD charters to Gitmo
  • A flock of chickens once cost me my job at an organic farm
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