Co-Founder, Investor & Global Change-Maker
Autumn has been at the forefront of the hemp food industry, global food security, societal trend-spotting, agriculturally based food manufacturing, the Natural Products Industry, and food development and CPG R&D for almost two decades, during which she also became a certified Integrative Health Coach, and a mother of two. Autumn is a serial connector and futuristic thinker with attention towards plant-based food innovations, high vibration lifestyle and food & beverage brands, tech (she was raised in Silicon Valley), and game-changing food service and restaurants. She successfully served 11 years as the First Lady of Manitoba Harvest, the global leading hemp food manufacturer and brand, which was acquired by Tilray in 2019. She served on the Exec Board of YPO (Young President’s Organization) for 5 years. Autumn was also the Canadian Ambassador and Product Development Advisor for Food For Life Global for 12 years, and has volunteered to support creating inner-city and food-desert community foodcenters in Canada. Passion is something that drives her extra activities which include supporting intentional real estate, Fashion with a capital F, and cutting edge restaurant concepts and openings.
“We need to connect with our innate enthusiasm, in order to make, be, do, and have anything and everything we want – in this short, brief, sacred life.”
Brand Experience: Manitoba Harvest, Young President’s Org, Canadian Ambassador and Product Development Advisor to Food for Life Global, NorWestFood Co-Op Financing Advisor