Meet the Team


Paige Ohliger
Founder & CEO

Gail Palubiak
Director of Strategic Partnerships

Nartana Mehta
Director of Education & Seal Compliance

Sharon Duckworth
Office Administration

Caryn Dugan
Culinary Educator

Jane Esselstyn
Culinary & Health Educator

Marianne Moore
Restaurant Consultant

Kiki Adami
Restaurant Consultant

Dianne Wenz
Social Media Manager

VP of Office Distractions...
and Happiness


We are grateful for the commitment of our advisory board members for helping to make the Plantricious certification process simple, meaningful and effective in each of their areas of expertise.

Michael Greger, M.D.

Scott Stoll, M.D.

Susan Benigas

Brenda Davis, RD

Gina Copeland

JP Knobloch

Darlene Whitehurst

Patty Aubrey

Changing the world by changing what's on our plates!