Our Team

Krystal Grossmith

Krystal Grossmith

Founder & CEO

Krystal leads all general management responsibilities for Nourished Planet. Prior to Nourished Planet, Krystal held brand management roles at Del Monte Foods, Inc. and Campbell Soup Company. Additionally, she has a background in consulting for leading food and beverage companies both domestically and internationally. She holds an M.B.A from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A from University of California at Berkeley. Krystal is a passionate entrepreneur, committed to making the world a better place through sustainable business practices.
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Nicholas Day

Vice President, Research & Development

Nicholas recently earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Portland State University with a focus on renewable energy technologies. His background also includes experience in the food industry as the national organic program manager for a multinational manufacturer. Through both renewable energy research and his food production experience he has strived to reduce wasted food and food byproducts as well as the resources needed to produce it.
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Neal Upton

Director, New Product Development

Neal has been a leader in the information industry since the introduction of PC based networking in the early 80s. His diverse background in agriculture and engineering gives him a unique talent set and world view for the emerging “Green Tech” industry.
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