Soom Sisters

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Soom Foods was started in 2013, founded with a vision that tahini would be a staple pantry item in the American market because it is a delicious, nutritious, and versatile ingredient.  

 

Shelby
CEO, Co-Founder

Shelby is the oldest of the Soom Sisters. Inspired by her entrepreneurial family, Shelby graduated from the Wharton School with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Management, and has applied this degree to all of her jobs since. Shelby is responsible for developing the Company’s strategy, managing the finances and accounting, managing the team and overseeing contractor relationships. Shelby spends her downtime exploring kid-friendly Philadelphia with her husband, Dan and their two sons, Malcolm and Julius. She loves drinking beer, working out and avoiding doing the laundry.

Jackie
VP of International Sourcing, Co-Founder

Jackie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Conflict Resolution and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies from two different universities in Israel. She has been living in Israel since she graduated high school in 2006. Jackie is married to Omri, “the sesame expert,” and they have two daughters, Liel and Eve. Jackie is responsible for managing Soom’s manufacturing relationships and coordinating exports from Israel. Jackie has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2018 List for the Food and Drink category. During her free time, wait… What free time?! Parenting two young children has got Jackie’s hands full!

Amy
VP of Business Development

Amy is the youngest of the Soom Sisters. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication in 2011. Following graduation, Amy taught English in Israel and traveled extensively through 2012, until she committed full-time to Soom Foods. She has been talkin’ tahini since January 2013. Amy is married to Darren and they have a cute dog, Taz. Amy is responsible for managing client and customer relationships and the sales cycle and process. Amy has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2018 List for the Food and Drink category. Amy enjoys bowling with her husband, taking her dog to the park, and eating her meals at the bar when she travels solo.

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  1. Judi Leib

  2. Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD

  3. Crystal Wilkinson

  4. Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

  5. Pam Victor

  6. Gabrielle Jordan

  7. Frankie Gaw

  8. Hannah Kaminsky

  9. Katherine Martinelli

  10. Brian Noyes

  11. Lori Shaw

  12. Alejandra Schrader

  13. Matthew Raiford

  14. Amy Paige Condon

  15. Mark Bologna

  16. Julia Skinner, PhD

  17. Soom Sisters

  18. Jerry L. Wyckoff, Ph.D.

  19. Cynthia Graubart

  20. Angela Garbacz

  21. Haile Thomas

  22. Maria Hines

  23. Eventide Oyster Co.

  24. Bobbi Wegner

  25. Philia Kelnhofer

  26. Mark Masker

  27. hot for food

  28. Elizabeth Sims

  29. Laura Bashar

  30. Matthew Prescott

  31. Karrie Truman

  32. Keith Pandolfi

  33. Todd Richards

  34. Sonya Sanford

  35. Shaye Elliott

  36. Michael Leviton

  37. Erika Council

  38. Leah Segedie

  39. Stephanie Weaver

    Stephanie Weaver

  40. Irena Chalmers

    Irena Chalmers

  41. Derek and Chad Sarno

    Derek and Chad Sarno

  42. Daniel Olivella

    Daniel Olivella

  43. Caroline Wright

    Caroline Wright

  44. Norman Van Aken

    Norman Van Aken

  45. Ford Fry

    Ford Fry

  46. Sherrie Castellano

    Sherrie Castellano

  47. Maura Kilpatrick

    Maura Kilpatrick

  48. William Woys Weaver

    William Woys Weaver

  49. Rick Woodford

    Rick Woodford

  50. Anne Willan

    Anne Willan

  51. Craig Whitson

    Craig Whitson

  52. Dan Whalen

    Dan Whalen

  53. Jeff Weiss

  54. Katie Webster

    Katie Webster

  55. Sherri Brooks Vinton

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  56. Andreas Viestad

    Andreas Viestad

  57. Barbara Unell

  58. Cherie Twohy

    Cherie Twohy

  59. Toni Tipton-Martin

    Toni Tipton-Martin

  60. Lauren Keiper Stein

    Lauren Keiper Stein

  61. Ana Sortun

    Ana Sortun

  62. Natalie Slater

  63. Miyoko Schinner

    Miyoko Schinner

  64. Jeanne Sauvage

    Jeanne Sauvage

  65. Amelia Saltsman

    Amelia Saltsman

  66. Yukari Sakamoto

    Yukari Sakamoto

  67. Matthew Rowley

    Matthew Rowley

  68. Betty Rosbottom

  69. Jennie Ripps & Maria Littlefield

  70. Lisa Boalt Richardson

  71. A.J. Rathbun

    A.J. Rathbun

  72. Anne Quatrano

    Anne Quatrano

  73. Susan Pridmore

  74. Kate Payne

  75. Neka Pasquale

    Neka Pasquale

  76. Kim O’Donnel

  77. Brittany Nickerson

    Brittany Nickerson

  78. June Naylor

  79. Kathy Moore & Roxanne Wyss

  80. Irv Miller

    Irv Miller

  81. Mary Helen McNally-Leonard

    Mary Helen McNally-Leonard

  82. Jennifer McGruther

    Jennifer McGruther

  83. Patricia Pinner McAdams

  84. Charles & Julie Mayfield

  85. Evan Mallett

    Evan Mallett

  86. Perre Coleman Magness

    Perre Coleman Magness

  87. Yvonne Maffei

    Yvonne Maffei

  88. Ronni Lundy

    Ronni Lundy

  89. Cindy Littlefield

    Cindy Littlefield

  90. Phoebe Lapine

    Phoebe Lapine

  91. Louis Lambert

  92. Allyson Kramer

    Allyson Kramer

  93. Steven Kolpan

  94. Jennifer Justus

    Jennifer Justus

  95. Raymond McCrea Jones

  96. David Joachim

    David Joachim

  97. Lisa Howard

    Lisa Howard

  98. beth hillson

    Beth Hillson

  99. Kathy Hester

    Kathy Hester

  100. Bob & Mary Lou Heiss

    Bob & Mary Lou Heiss

  101. Chris & Idie Hastings

  102. Julie Hasson

    Julie Hasson

  103. Kimberly Hasselbrink

  104. Will Harris

    Will Harris

  105. Sandra A. Gutierrez

  106. Craig "Meathead" Goldwyn

    Meathead Goldwyn

  107. Linda Gassenheimer

    Linda Gassenheimer

  108. Amy Friedman

  109. Lisa Fetterman

  110. Judith Fertig

    Judith Fertig

  111. Carol Fenster

    Carol Fenster

  112. Sandy D'Amato

    Sandy D’Amato

  113. Hannah Crum

    Hannah Crum & Alex LaGory

  114. Fran Costigan

  115. John Coletta

    John Coletta

  116. Kelley Cleary Coffeen

    Kelley Coffeen

  117. Katie Cavuto

    Katie Cavuto, RD

  118. Kristina Bucaram

    Kristina Bucaram

  119. Ashley Blom

  120. Stacie Billis


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