Our Team
Eric russ

Eric Russ

Cofounder

Husband and father of 5, passionate about community development, has many allergies. Favorite Food: Halibut

Jake

Jake Wesorick

Cofounder

Board game wizard, Detroit bicycle explorer, lover of all things Spartan. Favorite Food: Mango

Sahana

Sahana Anantha Murthy

COO

Vegetarian, chocoholic, cricket fan and loves all things Game of Thrones! Favorite Food: Butternut Squash Ravioli

Mary

Mary Nehra

Marketing Director

Local Food Enthusiast, Interested in Photography, Film & TV, always down for bowling! Favorite Food: Crab (or just about anything middle eastern)

Myra

Myra Hooks

Community Manager - Chicago

Plant enthusiast, stress baker, voracious consumer of coffee and books. Favorite Food: Homemade Bread

Stephen

Stephen Quella

Community Manager - Cleveland

Craft coffee nerd, outdoor & sports enthusiast, idea artist, family man. Favorite Food: sweet potato hash w/ fried egg

Advisory Board

Rob harper

Robb Harper

Founder, Editor in Chief

EdibleWOW Magazine

Rod

Rodrick T. Miller

President & CEO

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

Eric djordjevic

Eric Djordjevic

President

The Epicurean Group
Jill

Jill Ford

Special Advisor to Mayor Mike Duggan

Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, City of Detroit

Seoung

Seoung Lee

Founder

Chow Down Detroit

Deveri

Deveri Gifford

Owner and Chef

Brooklyn Street Local

Brad hoos

Bradley Hoos

Cofounder, Promoted Living

Executive Director, Hacker Fellows

Gretchen

Gretchen Meeuws

General Manager

The Hill Seafood and Chophouse

David thompson

David Thompson

Director of Major Gifts

University of Michigan

Chris auyeung

Christopher Auyeung

Senior Manager, User Experience

Salesforce

Justin

Justin Mast

Managing Director

M1/DTW