Our Team

Representing various backgrounds, skills, and professional talents, our team is dedicated to building a strong foundation for the plant-based foods industry to succeed and thrive.

RACHEL DRESKIN

RACHEL DRESKIN

Chief Executive Officer

Julie Emmett

Julie Emmett

Senior Director, Marketplace Development

Sabina Vyas

Sabina Vyas

Senior Director, Impact Strategies

Nicole Negowetti

Nicole Negowetti

Vice President, Policy and Food Systems

Ro Conder

Ro Conder

Vice President, Membership

Sara O'Leary

Sara O'Leary

Director, Membership and Events

Margaret Barnard

Margaret Barnard

Director, Operations and Administration

Jennifer Jacobs

Jennifer Jacobs

Director, Marketplace Opportunities, Retail & Ecommerce

Alison Spasser

Alison Spasser

Senior Manager, Brand and Editorial

Maddie Segal

Maddie Segal

Senior Manager, Member Relations

Kate Good

Kate Good

Senior Manager, Media and Development

Ciara LaChaux

Ciara LaChaux

People & Operations Generalist

Christian Flinn

Christian Flinn

Policy Associate

Renee Nickelson

Renee Nickelson

Policy Associate

Annie Tarashansky

Annie Tarashansky

Membership and Communications Coordinator

Consultants

Beverly Paul

Beverly Paul

Federal Policy

Carl Jorgensen

Carl Jorgensen

Agriculture

Jennifer Holt

Jennifer Holt

Retail Data

Join PBFA

The Plant Based Foods Association consists of members and supporters with the shared goal of ensuring the plant-based foods industry can succeed and thrive.

We are proud to be a founding member of the Plant Based Foods Association. PBFA has helped us grow our business in more ways than one.

Madeline Haydon

Founder & CEO, nutpods