Jill Portman

Jill is the co-founder and former president of Mighty Leaf Tea, a premium global tea brand acquired by JAB Holding Co. Jill’s ongoing passion for supporting local farmers across the world continues to generate significant impact and sustainable measures that improve lives and communities at the source. She is currently the founder and CEO of Shake It Up Brands!, an advisory business dedicated to building the “trust chain” between farmers, brands and foodservice operators. Shake it Up Brands! focuses on the lifecycle development of healthy food and beverage brands from early stage creation to foodservice distribution. Given Jill’s long-standing relationships with numerous global and domestic foodservice operators, the company works with emerging specialty brands to consciously scale and grow their products while creating a positive social impact.

Organization: Shake It Up Brands

Related Challenge: Food