MEET THE TEAM
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Erin Christen is the heart, soul and inspiration behind Earthganics. She started the company in 2016 out of necessity. After years of not feeling well and chasing answers she was diagnosed with Hashimotos disease, MTHFR gene mutation, Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). With these diagnoses, Erin felt relief she could finally start moving toward a solution.
With the multiple auto-immune and autonomic dysfunctional diseases, Erin knew she needed to start living a healthier lifestyle for herself, her husband, and her two young sons. After switching her family to clean eating, Erin turned to the health and beauty products in her bathroom. She wasn’t satisfied with the ingredients found in many “green” or “natural” products in big box stores.
Her brother, who lives on the West Coast and is always ahead of trends, told her people were making their own deodorant. That’s the push Erin needed to launch Earthganics. She nailed down a formula for deodorant and began selling it along with a few other products she created at farmer’s markets.
Within a year, Erin’s products were available in several local stores and she landed her first wholesale client. Earthganics continues to grow and add quality, non-toxic products to their website.
Erin still struggles at times with her diagnoses, but living a clean lifestyle has helped tremendously in her recovery. Earthganics aids in her recovery by providing truly clean and non-toxic products that she feels confident putting in her body.
Sales & Marketing
With over 20 years experience in sales and marketing Drew Christen brings a wealth of awareness and value to his role. His deep knowledge of the business world made him an expert on product pricing, selling to companies, landing wholesale clients and more. But he also plays the role of janitor, spider catcher, IT guy and contractor when needed. He also happens to be the owner’s husband, and Earthganics biggest supporter.
Drew believes in the products and the company’s mission. He struggles with MTHFR and Epstein-Barr virus and knows leading a clean, non-toxic lifestyle will benefit him greatly.
Erica is a homeschooling mom of two. She earned a bachelor’s in journalism and used to wear dress pants and heels while working at a newspaper, but nowadays she’s a freelance writer and marketing editor in beat-up jeans and t-shirts. She’s been transitioning to a greener way of life over the past decade, and is always exploring a new way to save the world.
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Jane is a Cincinnati native who loves meeting new people and exploring with her husband, Aaron. She’s a mom of two sets of twins (15 year olds and 2 year olds), and earned a bachelor’s degree from Xavier. When she’s not working she’ll be outside hiking, kayaking, and traveling with family and friends.
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