OUR TEAM

WORLD-RENOWNED MYCOLOGIST | TECHNICAL EXPERTS | EXPERIENCED LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

With more than 60 years of experience growing functional mushrooms, the M2 Ingredients team has an enormous depth of knowledge and expertise.

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SANDRA CARTER, M.A. MPH, PH.D

FOUNDER | CHIEF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION OFFICER

Extensive background in the areas of sports performance, disease prevention and health promotion through diet, exercise and integrative medicine. Dr. Carter has applied her medical background to product development and whole food mushroom formulations to create efficacious finished products.

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JAN HALL

CEO

A seasoned hands-on leader, Ms. Hall brings more than 30 years of experience to her role as CEO of M2 Ingredients. Prior to joining the company, Hall’s career spanned an impressive array of food, beverage, dietary supplements, consumer health and skin care categories at leading large and small companies including Glaxo Smithkline, Johnson & Johnson, Neutrogena, Coca-Cola and Designer Protein LLC among others. At M2 Ingredients, Ms. Hall is responsible for managing all operations and strategic growth, including leading business expansion, brand-building initiatives and spearheading innovation.

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STEVE FARRAR

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER AND RENOWNED MYCOLOGIST

Recognized as as U.S. pioneering mycologist in identifying mushroom species appropriate for cultivation in the supplement industry. Mr. Farrar has over 30 years experience growing culinary and medicinal mushrooms. He is a consistently sought after speaker on the topic of mushrooms and health.

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MIGUEL CHAVEZ

VICE PRESIDENT PRODUCTION

Over 30 years of experience growing culinary and medicinal mushrooms. Mr. Chavez leads our team of growers and was instrumental in the development of our proprietary growing methodology.

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JIMENA CALFA, PCQI

DIRECTOR QUALITY

Information Systems and Quality Engineer with extensive experience in applying successful Quality Management Systems (QMS) in compliance with national and international regulations. PCQI and Lean certified, Ms. Calfa leads our Quality and Food Safety team with the focus on continuous improvement throughout the entire organization. Strategic partner for R&D and New Product Development efforts.

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DAVID CRIST, CMA

OPERATIONAL CFO

David Crist joined Organic Mushroom Nutrition in April of 2018.  Mr. Crist has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance and operations roles, spanning a wide range of industries and business sizes, from startup to Fortune 500 companies.  He has extensive knowledge working with newly acquired companies.