Jennie Ripps & Maria Littlefield
Jennie is the founder of Owl’s Brew and sister company Brew Lab Tea, which specializes in creating artisanal custom tea blends. Previous to starting her own companies, Jennie was the director of the sponsorship division of a boutique marketing firm. Jennie is a graduate of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program, and a finalist in Daily Candy’s Start Small, Go Big Competition. Jennie is a contributor to the Huffington Post’s Taste and Healthy Living sections. Jennie is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Maria is a partner at Owl’s Brew, and its sister company, Brew Lab Tea. While working with Jennie to launch and grow Brew Lab Tea and Owl’s Brew, Maria directed the Integrated Marketing Division at a boutique NYC-based marketing firm for several years, where she ran programming surrounding lifestyle events such as the Sundance Film Festival, NYC Fashion Week, and Kentucky Derby. Maria is a graduate of Skidmore College.