meet our awesome team
if you've visited us at Mother Juice you know the heart and soul behind what we do is our MOJU family. Meet SOME of our favorite people here, to meet the rest - stop on by!
Ellen loves everything (well almost everything) about running a small business but her fave part is the energy she gets from working with people who are passionate about plant powered foods, happy minds, and a healthy planet. She started her first business when she was 8 years old -- selling spray painted pine cones (lol, yaaa) to her neighbors in Milton, MA. She now lives in Hingham, MA with her husband and two little boys. They love all things outdoors and bringing the boys to the city to visit MoJu.
Laura grew up in Concord, MA with her three siblings and many pets along the way. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography at Arizona State and went on to earn both a Real Estate studies degree from Boston University and her MBA from Suffolk University. Laura has always been health conscious but 7 years ago had a bad bout of asthma and turned to juicing to fix it. As fate would have it, she found Ellen on Facebook and learned about her Kickstarter for Boston's first cold pressed juice truck and the best internet friendship and partnership began. From there, the rest is Mother Juice history. Laura resides in Boston and loves all things MOJU, mermaids and plants.
Rachel handles all things MOJU- from cleanses, catering, events, daily operations, staff communication you name it! Rachel grew up on the North Shore of Massachusetts and lived in Vermont for 6 years where she adopted her love of health food and wellness. Rachel moved back to her roots and now lives in Newbury, MA with her husband and puppy Leo 🙂 In her free time, Rachel loves hanging out with her long time friends, spending time at the beach, seeing live music, walking Leo, and doing yoga.
Marlena is our head chef and manages our production kitchen in Harvard Sq. She is the woman behind all of the delicious raw treats and vegan baked goods you'll find at MOJU. She joined MOJU in 2016 and has helped us expand and open all of our locations. When she isn't at Mother Juice, you'll find her at home baking and checking out the city's newest restaurant additions. She loves street art, funky hats, matcha and patterned stretch pants.
Madison started at Mother Juice in 2018 and is currently the event and catering manager for the company. Her love for fresh, plant-based food and a team that feels like family makes her time at work especially enjoyable. Outside of Mother Juice, Madison enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling to see music and playing with her cat Clementine.
Arianna is the Manager of our Harvard Sq. location! She loves serving the customers Mother Juice draws in and working with the wonderful staff as well. After graduating from college with a degree in Business and Hospitality, working at Mother Juice was the perfect next step. She had always wanted to see first hand how a small business operates and grows, that combined with a love for food and cooking made MOJU the best opportunity!
Airieanna is the Manager at High Street Place! Her love for preparing good food that feels good to people began in 2017, and then she found her way to Mother Juice in 2019. When she isn’t at Mother Juice, you’ll find her cooped up on a computer freelancing as a Graphic Designer, baking goodies for loved ones, or trying out the hottest food spots in the city.
Lizzy is co-manager for our Newbury Street location. After a long tenure in big box retail, Lizzy knew she wanted to work with a small, women-owned business that felt like family. A Florida native and avid traveler, Lizzy moved to Boston in the fall of 2021 and immediately felt drawn to Mother Juice. When she's not slinging smoothies, Lizzy loves hiking nearby trails with her pup, Siena.
Boston native Currently in college to become a Human resource manager. Loves interacting with people and taking great care of others. Fitness and health has been one of my biggest interests for the last 3 years. My favorite things to do is journaling , watching Boston sports and spending quality time with family and friends .
Jam, a native Bostonian, grew up in a family where food was always the centerpiece of every function and gathering - that’s where his passion for hospitality comes from. Jam is co-manager of our Newbury St. location. After graduating from a two-year program in Medical Billing and Coding Jam noticed a big disconnect between the services rendered through our healthcare system and the ACTUAL health of every patient he would encounter. That led him to pivoting his skills and changing industries completely. Over the last ten years Jam has managed a variety of specialty coffee shops, bakeries and plant-based restaurant operations. Outside of work he is an Integrative Health and Wellness Coach with seven multidisciplinary certifications under his belt - He loves helping people to create legacy through shifts in their behaviors and lifestyles. During the summer you can catch him in his garden writing poetry or at Duxbury Beach soaking up with sun.
Originally from the Bay Area, Ashley is the assistant manager over at our Newbury location. She has been a long-time MOJU girlie since 2017 on and off while completing her BFA. After graduation, she decided to stick around Boston, knowing that working for a small, woman-owned business has been an ideal experience and she enjoys working with the crew serving healthy sustainable foods to our Back Bay regulars. Outside of work, you can catch her hanging out with friends, exploring new spots around the city, and maybe catching up on whatever reality TV shows she’s behind in. She loves cool pants, new music, and a funky cocktail with a taco or two on the side.