Jared Koch, Founder, Clean Plates

Jared is the Founder and CEO of Clean Plates and The Clean Plates Academy. He graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and is a nutritional consultant and health coach certified by the Teachers’ College of Columbia University, the Global Institute for Alternative Medicine and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

After a very successful business career, Jared founded Clean Plates in 2009. Jared is an industry thought leader and speaks frequently on the topic of nutrition and wellness at such organizations as Google, Bank of America, Sony, WellPoint, Merrill Lynch, MTV and Time Warner.


Jennifer Chow, Co-Founder, Nurture Life Inc.

Jennifer’s work at Nurture Life is focused on product strategy and innovation, customer experience and technology. Prior to Nurture Life, Jennifer spent 17 years in marketing and product development in the technology industry, most recently as vice president of marketing at a high-growth, cloud platform startup and the two largest business software companies SAP and Oracle Corporation.

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Charlotte Traas,, Director of Sales Education and Training, New Chapter Inc.

Charlotte Traas is the Director of Sales Education and Training at New Chapter, Inc, an environmental activist and mom. Charlotte began her career teaching at a medical college in Saint Louis, Missouri. Recognizing that Western medicine may be enhanced by natural traditions established in Eastern medicine, Charlotte studied herbs and mushrooms in Japan and China. A consummate student, Charlotte has been studying natural alternatives for health for the past 15 years under some of America's most notable herbalists and naturopaths. A passionate advocate and spokesperson for natural healing techniques and remedies, Charlotte educates on the repercussions of GMO’s and gives seminars on Women’s Health empowerment.