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Kimberly Meek
Kimberly Meek

Kimberly Meek

Owner & CEO

Drawing on business and personal relationships spanning decades, Kimberly Meek founded Hacha Products Corporation in 2015 as a platform for meaningful impact.

She is a vocal advocate for diversity in the global supply chain, and has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship on the critical need for educational and vocational support for women in STEM professions (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics).

Kimberly is an Industry Advisor at The University of Chicago – Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. Her role there is to mentor post-graduate researchers and post-doctorate scientists, helping them reframe their esoteric theses and dissertations in terms and language of private capital and industry audiences.

She is Second Vice Chair of the Marketing Forum within WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council), and until she moved to Traverse City, Michigan in 2020 she was a member of the Chicago Chapter of the IWF (International Women’s Forum).

Building on her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from St Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN she has taken advantage of multiple industry executive leadership curricula, including WBENC’s Shell Energy Executive Program, and its WeThrive leadership track.

Diversity executive leadership programs include offerings at Cornell University and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

In addition to advocating for supply chain diversity and ‘Women in STEM’, Kimberly applies her leadership to environmental stewardship, especially fresh water.

Team OLA:

Elizabeth Clandos

Elizabeth Clandos

Elizabeth founded Layout & Co, a Los Angeles-based studio focused on sustainable design. She led the successful growth of three Guatemalan enterprises and worked with female entrepreneurs in rural Mexico. Her work has been featured in the lonely Planet, the Wall Street Journal, and Eater.com. Elizabeth has a BA in International Economic Development from the University of California, Berkeley.

Theresa Smith

Theresa Smith

Prior to joining Ola Filter Corporation, Theresa was a principal engineer with Toyota Motor North America. She has 7 years of experience in vehicle design and 13 years in prototype development. Theresa has an in-depth understanding of the Toyota Way of Continuous Improvement and Respect for People; she is certified in the Toyota Business Practice method of problem solving, and has 20 years of on-the-job industry experience in project management and supplier relations.

Hacha Products Corporation delivers innovative, sustainable solutions for the water we drink.

We deliver easy-to-use, affordable, and effective products designed to provide clean water that is safe for drinking and agriculture.

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