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. Frankie Gaw

  2. Hannah Kaminsky

  3. Katherine Martinelli

  4. Brian Noyes

  5. Lori Shaw

  6. Alejandra Schrader

  7. Matthew Raiford

  8. Amy Paige Condon

  9. Mark Bologna

  10. Julia Skinner, PhD

  11. Soom Sisters

  12. Jerry L. Wyckoff, Ph.D.

  13. Cynthia Graubart

  14. Angela Garbacz

  15. Haile Thomas

  16. Maria Hines

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  18. Bobbi Wegner

  19. Philia Kelnhofer

  20. Mark Masker

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  22. Elizabeth Sims

  23. Laura Bashar

  24. Matthew Prescott

  25. Karrie Truman

  26. Keith Pandolfi

  27. Todd Richards

  28. Sonya Sanford

  29. Shaye Elliott

  30. Michael Leviton

  31. Frank Carollo

  32. Amy Emberling

  33. Erika Council

  34. Leah Segedie

  35. Stephanie Weaver

    Stephanie Weaver

  36. Irena Chalmers

    Irena Chalmers

  37. Derek and Chad Sarno

    Derek and Chad Sarno

  38. Daniel Olivella

    Daniel Olivella

  39. Caroline Wright

    Caroline Wright

  40. Norman Van Aken

    Norman Van Aken

  41. Ford Fry

    Ford Fry

  42. Sherrie Castellano

    Sherrie Castellano

  43. Maura Kilpatrick

    Maura Kilpatrick

  44. William Woys Weaver

    William Woys Weaver

  45. Rick Woodford

    Rick Woodford

  46. Anne Willan

    Anne Willan

  47. Craig Whitson

    Craig Whitson

  48. Dan Whalen

    Dan Whalen

  49. Jeff Weiss

  50. Katie Webster

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  51. Sherri Brooks Vinton

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  52. Andreas Viestad

    Andreas Viestad

  53. Barbara Unell

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  55. Toni Tipton-Martin

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  56. Lauren Keiper Stein

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  57. Ana Sortun

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  58. Natalie Slater

  59. Paula Shoyer

  60. Miyoko Schinner

    Miyoko Schinner

  61. Jeanne Sauvage

    Jeanne Sauvage

  62. Amelia Saltsman

    Amelia Saltsman

  63. Yukari Sakamoto

    Yukari Sakamoto

  64. Matthew Rowley

    Matthew Rowley

  65. Betty Rosbottom

  66. Jennie Ripps & Maria Littlefield

  67. Lisa Boalt Richardson

  68. A.J. Rathbun

    A.J. Rathbun

  69. Anne Quatrano

    Anne Quatrano

  70. Susan Pridmore

  71. Kate Payne

  72. Neka Pasquale

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  73. Kim O’Donnel

  74. Brittany Nickerson

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  76. Kathy Moore & Roxanne Wyss

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  78. Mary Helen McNally-Leonard

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  80. Patricia Pinner McAdams

  81. Charles & Julie Mayfield

  82. Evan Mallett

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  84. Yvonne Maffei

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  85. Ronni Lundy

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  86. Cindy Littlefield

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  87. Phoebe Lapine

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  88. Louis Lambert

  89. Allyson Kramer

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  90. Steven Kolpan

  91. Jennifer Justus

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  92. Raymond McCrea Jones

  93. David Joachim

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  94. Lisa Howard

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  96. Kathy Hester

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  98. Chris & Idie Hastings

  99. Julie Hasson

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  100. Kimberly Hasselbrink

  101. Will Harris

    Will Harris

  102. Sandra A. Gutierrez

  103. Craig "Meathead" Goldwyn

    Meathead Goldwyn

  104. Linda Gassenheimer

    Linda Gassenheimer

  105. Amy Friedman

  106. Lisa Fetterman

  107. Judith Fertig

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  108. Carol Fenster

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  110. Hannah Crum

    Hannah Crum & Alex LaGory

  111. Fran Costigan

  112. John Coletta

    John Coletta

  113. Kelley Cleary Coffeen

    Kelley Coffeen

  114. Katie Cavuto

    Katie Cavuto, RD

  115. Kristina Bucaram

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  116. Ashley Blom

  117. Stacie Billis

  118. Maria Baez Kijac

    Maria Baez Kijac

  119. Nava Atlas

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  120. Elizabeth Andoh

    Elizabeth Andoh


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