Jem Nut Butter Founders
Jennifer Moore, CEO
Jen has played numerous roles in Jem’s growth including sales, marketing, quality control, and product development. In 2009, she led the launch of Jem and has continued to set and hold both the company vision and long-term goals. Currently she oversees the implementation of strategic planning, day-to-day management, human resources, and marketing. Jen has a B.S. in Nutrition-Food Science and Exercise Physiology, which she used to develop programs focused on educating people about living healthy lifestyles. She has spent twenty years personally tailoring these programs for companies in the medical community including Hewlett Packard, St. Charles Medical Center, New Leaf Academy, and Functional Medicine Doctors.
Nik Rueth, COO
Nik has been building the manufacturing infrastructure as well as developing the recipes and formulating Jem’s signature products since day one. Currently he oversees the Jem Factory and its employees, sourcing raw materials, and ensuring regulatory compliance standards are met. His passion for a healthy and active lifestyle is reflected in Jem's product and company culture. In his free time he rock climbs, hikes, and trail runs. He's also been practicing yoga regularly for the past five years.
Timothy Moore, Vice President of Sales
Tim’s entrepreneurial spirit led to the co-creation of Jem after experimenting with raw chocolates in his kitchen ––and five years later–– his company is manufacturing and shipping products worldwide. He currently oversees the sales team, manages distributors, negotiates contracts, and develops sales forecasts and strategies. His entrepreneurial drive has been essential in creating solutions for unforeseen challenges and ensuring Jem’s success. Tim has a graduate degree in Psychology and has spent 20 years assessing people’s needs in the mental health field. This passion for helping others has inspired him to establish a company that meets the needs of its customers, partners, distributors, and supporters. Tim is a musician, trail runner and enjoys living in Bend, Ore. with his wife, Jen, and son, Andrew.