Our Team

J.E.D.I Collaborative is an OSC² natural products industry collaborative. An array of industry peers and experts are leading this project for the natural products industry to frame the business case for embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion into our entire food ecosystem.

Questions? Contact Lara@osc2.org

Ahmed Rahim
Co-Founder OSC²; CEO & Master Tea Blender
Numi Organic Tea
Amos Marvel
VP, People Operations
Thrive Market
Aparna Rajagopal
Founding Partner
The Avarna Group
Arielle Moinester
Program Director
Women’s Earth Alliance
Arno Hesse
Slow Money Northern California
Ava Holliday
Founding Partner
The Avarna Group
Caleb Zigas
Executive Director
La Cocina
Carlotta Mast
Co-Founder & SVP Content and Insights
J.E.D.I Collaborative & New Hope Network
Ciara Dilley
Vice President of Marketing, Transform Brands & Portfolio Innovation
Frito-Lay North America
Grace Rusch
Marketing & Communications Lead
J.E.D.I Collaborative & OSC²
Gretchen Grani
Regeneration & Sustainability Cebadora
Guayaki Yerba Mate
GW Chew
Founder & CEO
Something Better Foods
James White
Board Chair
FairTrade USA
Jill Staib
Managing Director and Partner
William Hood & Company
John Foraker
Co-Founder & CEO
Once Upon A Farm
Joy Basu
Senior Advisor
Lara Dickinson
Co-Founder & Executive Director
J.E.D.I Collaborative & OSC²
Magatte Wade
Founder & CEO
Skin is Skin
MaryAnne Howland
Founder & CEO
Global Diversity Leadership Exchange
Rebecca Messina
Senior Advisor
McKinsey & Co
Ryan Black
CEO & Co-Founder
Sean Conner
Co-Founder & Chief Progress Officer
Force Brands
Sharon Miller
Founder & CEO
Skin is Skin
Sheryl O’Loughlin
J.E.D.I Collaborative
Steven Naccarato
Surbhi Martin
Vice President of Marketing
Trisha Hutchison
Partner, Consumer Practice
Chartwell Partners
Vincent Kitirattragarn
Founder & CEO
Dang Foods
Yoli Ouiya
Strategic Natural Products Consultant
Yoli's Green Living Group