Sam is Co-founder and CEO of Everytable. He’s also the founder and Executive Director of the non-profit Groceryships. Prior to becoming a social entrepreneur, Sam was a hedge fund trader on Wall Street. After noticing families in low-income areas struggling with access to healthy food, he started Groceryships, a non- profit working at the intersection of poverty and obesity. Sam’s memoir, For The Love of Money, was published in July 2016 by Scribner. He is a graduate of Columbia University.
Favorite Food: Apple Fritters
David is Co-founder of Everytable. David began his career in private equity and investment banking, most recently as a VP at Aurora Capital Group, an LA-based private equity firm. David has always had a passion for social entrepreneurship, which led him to volunteer for Groceryships and eventually join as the Director of Operations. He attended the University of Michigan and earned a degree from the Ross School of Business.
Favorite Food: Belgian Waffles
A native of Los Angeles, Johnny Yoo brings exotic flavors and a deep understanding of the LA dining scene to the Everytable menu as Culinary Director. Chef Yoo’s interest in food began during his time living in Hawaii and experiencing the cuisine--so much so that when he returned to LA, he enrolled in culinary school. He began his career at Koi under Chef Rodelio Aglibot and spent the following 15 years in pursuit of honing his knowledge, skills, and experience in the kitchens of renowned chefs including David Myers (Sona), Brendan Collins (Melisse), Christopher Eme (Ortolan) and Roy Choi (A-Frame).
Favorite Food: Haagen-Dazs Cookies and Cream Ice Cream
Christine started her hospitality career with Hillstone Restaurant Group where she managed and opened locations in five markets across the country. She went on to work as the Director of Special Projects for Mercer Street Hospitality while simultaneously serving as General Manager of Bowery Meat Company in Manhattan. Christine is a proud double Trojan, holding a Master's of Arts in Teaching, and Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Religion from the University of Southern California.
Favorite Food: Have’a Chips
Anar is VP of Marketing for Everytable. Anar first gained extensive product marketing skills working with startups to build online consumer experiences. With a strong desire to create a lasting community impact, Anar began volunteering with the team in 2015, and later joined full time. Prior, Anar worked in advertising at BBDO Worldwide in New York and PayPal in the Bay Area. Anar is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley's School of Engineering.
Favorite Food: Grilled Bean and Cheese Burritos with Guacamole
Justin joined Everytable from Hulu, where he performed deal valuation analyses on television shows and films as part of the Content Financial Planning & Analysis team. Prior to Hulu, he was an investment associate at Skyview Capital, a middle market tech-focused private equity firm in Los Angeles. Before Skyview, he was an investment banking analyst at Barclays, where he worked on a range of M &A and financing transactions in the life sciences space. In Justin’s spare time, he enjoys powerlifting and drink mixology.
Favorite food: Galbi Jjim
Vanessa is the District Manager at Everytable. Her background is in fashion retail, most recently serving as Store Manager at Free People. Vanessa has deep experience training employees and building operational processes on the retail floor. Vanessa is from Southern California, but spent most of her childhood moving around the country with her mom who was in the Navy. She attended Mt. San Jacinto College in Menifee, CA.
Favorite Food: Sushi
Jess is the Senior Marketing Manager for Everytable. Jess cultivated strategic restaurant marketing skills while working for Joie de Vivre Hotels and in lifestyle public relations. Jess became passionate about social entrepreneurship after launching her own gifting studio where she partnered exclusively with brands that positively impact the world. Jess is a graduate of The University of Tennessee, School of Journalism and Electronic Media.
Favorite food: Cheese + Charcuterie