Meet the Team

Noha Waibsnaider


Favorite Activity in Brooklyn: Going to the farmer’s markets and food truck rally at Grand Army Plaza, hitting up Smorgasburg for delicious eats, visiting Pier 6 (Brooklyn Bridge Park) and taking the ferry over to Governor’s Island.
Interesting Fact: Between 1st and 4th grade, I went to four different schools in three different countries.
Real Food Philosophy: “Eat real food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
– Michael Pollen
Favorite Peeled Snacks: much-ado-about-Mango
Style of Cooking: Free Spirit Slightly Addicted To: Fermented foods

Jon Kalina


Favorite Peeled Snacks: much-ado-about-Mango

Beth Kennedy

VP of Marketing & Operations

Favorite Activity in NYC: I love to pick a neighborhood and spend an afternoon walking around, finding tiny cafes and restaurants to try, and checking out local shops.
Favorite Peeled Snacks: Garden Herb Peas Please – single serve size
How I Stay Active: Sneaking out of my apartment for a run in Riverside Park on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
Style of Cooking: Take out
Guilty Pleasure: Watching The Voice
Interesting Fact: I was a competitive gymnast growing up
First Sip in the Morning: Coffee, and then again in the afternoon!

Jim Clark

National Sales Manager

Favorite Activity in NYC: Exploring the city using Citi Bike. Some of my favorite rides have been riding across the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, the Water Font Park in Dumbo, and wandering through Park Slope and Prospect Park.
Favorite Peeled Snacks: much-ado-about-Mango
How I Stay Active: Walking my lab, hiking, playing lacrosse, mountain biking, and swimming Slightly Addicted To: Good tasting beer – IPA, Pale Ale, & Belgian style brews Favorite Quote: Live life happy
Favorite Cookbook:

Melissa Teegardner

Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Favorite Activity in NYC: Visiting the Rockefeller Center around Christmas
Interesting Fact: I love to take a recipe and remodel it to a healthy recipe.
Favorite Peeled Snacks: Peas Please Sea Salt
Style of Cooking: The latest recipe I found on Pinterest
How I Stay Active: Yoga and playing outside with my pet shorkie
What’s in My Home Library: The Pioneer Women Cooks cookbook and my favorite author is Adriana Trigiani
Slightly Addicted To: Pinterest

Isobel Moran

Sales Analyst

Favorite Peeled Snacks: Peas Please White Cheddar
Style of Cooking: I usually just throw a bunch of stuff in a pan and hope it works out Favorite Season: Fall weather is the best… I just wish it didn’t mean Winter was on its way!
First Sip in the Morning: Coffee all day
What I Can’t Live Without: See above! I’m a zombie without caffeine
Guilty Pleasure: Salt & Vinegar chips
Slightly Addicted to: Pho, tortilla soup, tom yum, lentil stew, really any kind of soup situation

Shawn Manimtim

Head of Finance, Accounting, and HR

Interesting Fact: I’m a double showcase winner on The Price is Right
Favorite Peeled Snacks: Garden Herb Peas Please
First Job Out of College: Ride operator at Walt Disney World followed by my first real Finance job in Los Angeles
Style of Cooking: Take Out Favorite Book: Rick Steve’s Italy
Pantry Staples: Special K Vanilla Almond cereal and Jello no-sugar added pudding snacks
Guilty Pleasure: Hours spend planning my next escape from the city.

Jessica Aquila

Operations Manager

Favorite Activity in NYC: Walk the High Line
Favorite Peeled Snacks: Cinnamon Apple Clusters
How You Stay Active: Walk, walk, walk!
Favorite Season: Summer
First Sip in the Morning: Coffee
Style of Cooking: Free Spirit
What You Can’t Live Without: My sunglasses

Monica Willey

Sales/Ops Coordinator

Favorite Activity in NYC:
Going to Chelsea Market and then walking the High Line
How I Stay Active:
Group classes at the NYSC and lots of walking around NYC
Favorite Peeled Snacks: Sea Salt Peas Please
Style of Cooking: Healthy Chic
Favorite Season: Fall
First Sip in the Morning: Ice water followed by coffee!
What I Can’t Live Without: Kombucha