Team Hungry Planet®

Todd Boyman
Co-founder + CEO

Favorite recipe: Crispy Hungry Planet Chicken™ Sandwich that goes beyond finger lickin’ good!

“We are figuring out how to deliciously meet the needs of our global human family, our planet, and all those who share it with us, through a framework of abundance found in renewal and regeneration.”

Jody Boyman
Co-founder + Chief Purpose Officer

Favorite recipe: Anything I can prepare with Hungry Planet Sausage™ in under 20 mins!

“It’s fun to punk my flexitarian friends with plant-based comfort foods like lasagne and pizza. I inevitably hear, ‘NO WAAAY!’.”

Brad Johnson
Chief Commercial Officer

Favorite recipe: Chef Tai’s French Onion Soup with Hungry Planet Chicken™ Marsala Meatball.

“I’ve served Hungry Planet Beef™ burgers to my uncle five times and still have not told him it’s plant-based.”

Ron DeSantis
Chief Culinary Officer

Favorite recipe: Hungry Planet spicy Lamb™ and lentils.

“Always on the lookout for meatballs as good as Mom’s.”

Aaron Grimm
COO + CFO

Favorite recipe: Hungry Planet Pork™ BBQ Sandwich, Hungry Planet Crab Cakes™, Hungry Planet Italian Sausage™ meatballs, I could go on and on!

“Hungry Planet® has helped me find what I have been looking for…food that tastes amazing and delivers lots of protein without the calories…my dream come true!”

Michael Zee
Chief Legal Officer + SVP Int’l

Favorite recipe: Singaporean Chili Crab Slider made with Hungry Planet Crab™.

“I really love bringing our food to all the food cultures of the world. The possibilities are endless.”

April Burke
Design Associate

Favorite Recipe: Hungry Planet Pork™ Fire Noodles

“Our team stays hungry for a better tomorrow!”

Andy Potts
Design Manager

Favorite Recipe: Chicken Parmesan Sandwich with Hungry Planet Chicken™ Crispy & Fried

“I love that our meats support healthy lifestyles.”

Anita Kippenberger
Bookkeeper

Favorite recipe: Asian lettuce wraps with Hungry Planet Chicken™

“I love showing up at a family gathering with a dish I’ve made using Hungry Planet® Meats and getting the response ‘Really, there’s no meat in this!’”

Brian Hunnings
Brand Ambassador

Favorite Dish – Chef Will’s Mochiko Chicken Sandwich with Asian Slaw and house made pickle!

Quote – “Live your Dash – life’s too short to eat tasteless food!”

Caitlin Nowicki
Director of Financial Accounting

Favorite Recipe: Chilaquiles Verdes with Hungry Planet Chorizo™

I’m thrilled to be part of a talented team focused on driving nutrition and planetary health by offering healthier, more sustainable foods. The fact that my kids give Hungry Planet® plant-based meat two thumbs up is an added bonus.

Claire Warhover
Brand Designer

Favorite Recipe: Hungry Planet Beef™ Crunch Wrap Supreme

“I love designing for a company that puts sustainability at the forefront and values building a better planet for our future. I’m so grateful to be a member of the Hungry Planet team!”

Dale Nunley
Supply Chain Specialist

Favorite recipe: Hungry Planet Southwest Chicken™ patty tacos.

“I eat because I’m happy and I’m happy because I eat.”

Darren Collier
Creative Director

Favorite recipe: The gyoza is fantastic! I also love a cheeseburger with Hungry Planet Beef™.

“Very simply, it’s food that you feel good about.”

Eric Sowers
Director of Supply Chain Finance

Favorite Recipe: Hungry Planet Crumble Calamarata Red Pepper Pasta
“It is exciting to be part of a great team trying to make the world a little better through great tasting food. The level of passion within Hungry Planet is awesome to be around.”

Freddie Holland
Executive Chef + Culinary R&D

Favorite recipe: My mom’s stuffed cabbage rolls with Hungry Planet Beef™.

“The first recipe I made with Hungry Planet® was my Mom’s stuffed cabbage rolls, made with our premium plant-based beef. When I served them to my Father he said, ‘just like your Mother’s’. He had no idea they were completely plant-based.”

Freeman Moser III
Director of Culinary R&D

Favorite Recipe: The one that I am creating….

“When I tell my children about my work they can tell how excited I am and are proud of what I’m doing.”

Gracie Paul
Marketing Intern

Favorite Recipe: Thai Gyoza Stir Fry Made with Hungry Planet Gyoza™

“I love working for a company that values both personal and planetary health.”

Gunnar Scholer
Senior Vice President of Sales

Favorite Recipe: Hungry Planet Italian Sausage™ Meatballs with cauliflower pasta & mushroom spaghetti sauce.

“I started eating plant based foods four years ago to feel better, I started eating “Hungry Planet” products to feel GREAT!”

Hamsika Gorty
E-Commerce Specialist

Favorite recipe: Hungry Planet Beef™ Burger Patties with creamy French sauce.

“My friends talk about moving to Mars, but I know the only planet I want to be on is Hungry Planet.”

Hon Mun Yip
Singapore Director

Favorite recipe: Sweet chili fried chicken & Cantonese wan ton soup, using Hungry Planet Chicken™.

“My friends and family stopped asking these days if the home cooked food I served is plant-based or not. They just love that it tastes great!”

Janine Vandiver
Director, E-Commerce

Favorite recipe: Chef Freddie’s Hungry Planet BBQ Pork™ and Chef Ron’s Hungry Planet Beef™ satay with peanut sauce. I can’t choose just one!

“I’ve always loved being in the kitchen and hosting gatherings with family and friends. We’re a family of flexitarians, vegetarians, and overall foodies, so it’s fun to have a way to appeal to everyone. Try a recipe swap during your next get together and see if anyone notices! It’s fun!”

Jeff Pascoe
VP of Foodservice Sales

Favorite recipe: Chorizo tacos with Hungry Planet Chorizo™, fresh salsa and condiments on a low carb soft tortilla.

“Hungry Planet® meats allow your recipes to jump to a new level of flexibility!”

Jolee Keplinger
Digital Marketing Assistant

Favorite Recipe: Sweet potato breakfast burrito with Hungry Planet Chorizo™

“I love creating plant-based versions of traditional recipes using Hungry Planet® Meats and sharing them with my friends and family. I am so glad to support a more sustainable food system by raising awareness about our delicious plant-based meat!”

Kathy Holt
Senior Advisor

Favorite recipe: My homemade lasagna with Hungry Planet Italian Sausage™ – Mangia!!

“Our dinner group enjoyed an entire five course meal featuring Hungry Planet® meats in every course. They demanded another round the following month!”

Kevin Nelson
Quality & Food Safety Technologist

Favorite Recipe: Creamy Beef Mac & Cheese with Hungry Planet Beef™

“It’s great to be a part of a team where our overall mission and goal is so simple yet so challenging at the same time. The people here at Hungry Planet are amazing and I’m happy that we get to work together to bring some of the most delicious plant-based foods to our consumers every day.”

Kiersten Cole
Quality & Food Science Manager

Favorite recipe: Hands down the Hungry Planet Pork™ gyoza

“I quickly learned how versatile Hungry Planet® meats are. Adding Hungry Planet into any dish couldn’t be any easier!”

Lisa Schneider
Customer Service Manager

Favorite recipe: The versatility of Hungry Planet Beef and Italian Sausage Crumble make them hands-down favorites in my household.

“Incorporating Hungry Planet into our weekly meal plan has been an incredibly easy and delicious way to reduce our overall meat consumption. Good for us and good for the planet.”

Lotti Bollattino
Social Engagement Associate

Favorite Recipe: Hungry Planet Crumble™ Calamarata Red Pepper Pasta

“I have always been very passionate about sustainability. Working for Hungry Planet makes me feel like I am finally able to make a difference! I’m Hungry for a more just food system and I’m proud to help usher that in.”

Natalie Cooper
Marketing Activation Manager

Favorite recipe: Freddie’s BBQ Hungry Planet® pulled pork sandwich for sure! I could eat that every day for the rest of my life.

“Find me at any St. Louis food event or restaurant that serves Hungry Planet®!”

Rebecca Lairson
Senior Manager Marketing and Communications

Favorite Recipe: Hungry Planet Thai Meatballs™ with veggie fried rice

“Our food is delicious, healthy, and sustainable, but what makes it really special is the people who love it.”

Rod Masters
VP of Retail Sales

Favorite Recipe: Baked Penne Bolognese made with Hungry Planet Italian Sausage™

“I am proud to be part of the Hungry Planet® team providing great tasting and nutrition laden plant-based meats, in a wide range of delicious foods that help us all eat healthier, while benefiting our planet one meal at a time.”

Sally Ruhl
Ambassador Chef

Favorite recipe: Buffalo chicken wrap with Hungry Planet Chicken™. Sushi with Hungry Planet Crab™, Chili with Hungry Planet Beef™. I could go on and on!

“I made chili for some private cheffing clients over the holidays, and nobody even knew the difference. Once the guests were informed, one woman said ‘I’m so happily surprised, and my New Years Resolution is now to eat less meat!”

Sandra Lim
Head of Marketing, Asia Pacific

Favorite recipe: Hungry Planet Chicken™ Teriyaki Balls and Hungry Planet Pork™️ Gyoza with spicy noodles

“Happiness is knowing there is a plant-based option!”

Sandy Barbercheck
Sales Operations Manager

Favorite Recipe – Hungry Planet Bahn Mi made by Chef Freddie

“I enjoy working at Hungry Planet because we have a vision that is bigger than just making a profit.  The culture of the company is one for health – both personal and planetary.  I feel good about making changes that can make things better for generations that come after me.  And it certainly helps that everything tastes great, too!  Small changes can make a big difference!?

Shane Witters Hicks
Culinary Specialist

Favorite Recipe: Hungry Planet Pork™ Banh Mi Burgers

“I’ve been eager to find a workplace that prioritizes sustainability, compassion, and health, so I’m incredibly excited to be at Hungry Planet, where these missions take center stage.”

Tai Davis
Culinary Specialist

Favorite Recipe: Sichuan Tingling Noodles made with Hungry Planet Lamb™.

“I am so happy to be part of such a mission driven company focused on better nutrition, delicious food and bettering our planet. And, feel grateful to have the privilege of working with so many dynamic individuals everyday on the Hungry Planet® team.”

William Chen
Culinary Ambassador

Favorite recipe: Crab cakes made with Hungry Planet Crab™ is a real crowd pleaser! Paired with a quick cabbage slaw or a tropical fruit salsa and served in toasted sweet rolls.

“Eat well and eat often.”