Meet the Founders:
Sustainable real estate developer, certified nutritional consultant & personal trainer
Jimmy Edgerton, co-founder of Watusee Foods, lives in Washington, DC, where he built a a sustainability focused real estate company as a licensed professional civil engineer. When not managing development projects, Jimmy utilized his personal training and nutritional consultant certifications, and passion for action, to local bootcamp workouts and organize urban triathlons. His goal has been to make the World a healthier, more sustainable place, so it is a natural fit to create and grow Watusee Foods' business since 2013. "What you see is what you get" is the slogan of Watusee Foods to highlight their simple ingredients packed with protein, but also resonates with Jimmy's core values of transparency and open communication.
Medical doctor & personal trainer
Greg spent four years working as a personal trainer before moving to New York to go to medical school. He took a year off from med school to work as a researcher for the Dr. Oz Show, where he helped to teach millions of Americans how to make better choices in diet and exercise, and also has spent time working with the previous Surgeon General Dr. Rich Carmona. After serving as the Senior Chief Resident in internal medicine at NYU, Greg is now a Cardiology fellow in NYC. Greg views his energy and productivity with Watusee Foods as a complement to his work in the hospital with patients.
Jonas Singer, Co-Founder
Jonas Singer is the founder and former CEO of Union Kitchen. He has worked with dozens of food brands in developing their brand, messaging, sales and operations infrastructure, strategy, and fundraising. Jonas serves as an appointee to the DC Food Policy Council, has been awarded the White House Champions of Change Award, and has been recognized a number of times as a leading social entrepreneur. In his prior work, Jonas has worked to enable consumers to access healthy and affordable products within the existing food sales and distribution systems. This focus is in perfect alignment with the goals of Watusee Foods to make it easier for our customers to eat healthy.