Over 250 Years Combined Experience

We’re the reliable go-getters our clients seek when they want to differentiate products in a crowded marketplace. We are the industry insiders—the secret weapon—when it comes to food innovation and product development. Together, we have over 250 years of experience with knowledge and fresh thinking to take on complex challenges.

Joe Choi

Joe Choi

Culinologist I

Mark Crowell

Founder & CEO

Danielle Custer

Danielle Custer

Project Manager

Webb Girard

Webb Girard

Senior Director of Research & Development

Brittany Kovacevic

Brittany Kovacevic

Director of Project Management

Lucinda Salinas

Lucinda Salinas

Senior Director of Business Development

Jacqueline Sarmiento

Jacqueline Sarmiento

Culinologist III

Carrie Schuman

Carrie Schuman

Director of People Operations

Kristen Sparkman

Kristen Sparkman

Culinologist II

Kathy Stephenson

Kathy Stephenson

Director of Marketing

Michelle Tittl

Michelle Tittl

Product Development Manager

Julia Thompson

Julia Thompson

Culinologist III

Brad Walker

Brad Walker

Culinologist II

Yvonne Worley

Yvonne Worley

Senior Accountant

Alexandria Wyndatt

Alexandria Wyndatt

Culinologist II

The Center of Innovation and Excellence

Every craftsperson needs their studio. Every scientist needs their laboratory. We’ve brought both together here at our state-of-the-art facilities in the Seattle area. We invite you to look for yourself and see behind the curtains where the food we can only dream of comes to life.

Be a Part of Generation NEX

You’re creative. You’re passionate about food. You like to surround yourself with industry leaders who prioritize your personal growth. You belong with us. We are actively hiring for positions posted here and hoping to connect with those looking to learn about a broad range of categories in clean label, plant-based, and other areas of the food industry. Want to be a part of this welcoming and challenging environment? Let’s set up a fika (coffee chat).

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