Co-Founder, CEO & Co-Host of Optamiz Cooking
If you meet Heather on the street, more than likely she’ll start a random conversation with you. Her mission is to make you smile, and she’ll probably succeed.
Heather loves helping people and has been doing it professionally for over 20+ years. She taught kids to eat healthy and exercise, wrote children’s books on self-confidence, and has educated and empowered both children and adults alike to make healthy decisions.
Certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell, Heather now helps individuals improve their health through a plant-based diet.
Dr. Ken Kaufman
Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer
If you ask Heather, she’ll say Ken’s the kindest, most amazing person she’s ever met. If you’re lucky enough to actually meet him, you’ll agree with her wholeheartedly.
In addition to being an incredible human-being, he’s also really good at what he does.
As the Founder and Clinic Director of Sarasota Sports Medicine, a chiropractic & functional nutrition clinic, Dr. Ken Kaufman has helped thousands of individuals, professional athletes, and celebrities recover from physical injuries and help them overcome chronic, degenerative health conditions through plant-based nutrition. Dr. Kaufman has been the preferred chiropractor for both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates for over 10 years.
Through his own personal experience and nutritional research, he now dedicates his expertise to helping individuals achieve optimal health with the plant-based lifestyle
Co-Host of Optamiz Cooking
Then there’s Tommy Klauber. Tommy is a remarkable chef but an even more remarkable human being. I could ramble about his accomplishments in the culinary world, which ARE impressive, but they’ll never stand up to his impact on all who know him personally.
Tommy is one of the kindest, funniest men you’ll ever meet.
Tommy and I had a conversation while at polo. I told him of our recent business venture, and he absolutely loved it. As a chef, he was completely enamored with the plant-based industry’s growth and its dramatic footprint on the culinary arts. By the next day, he had downloaded the app, liked all our social media pages, and contacted me for a meeting. He wanted to be a part of it, so now he is. Watch our Optamiz Cooking show, you’ll see why we love him.
Trip is beautifully quirky, and we love him. He goes everywhere with us and is well-known for that fact. His personality is off the charts and while we often try to show that in videos, we can’t scratch the surface.