Christine Marie Mason
CEO & Founder
Christine is a six-time founder and CEO, with a deep interest in women's wellness and liberation. She's a futurist, a yogi, tantrika, mother of 4, and grandmother. She's the author of The Invitation and Body Love, as well as 4 other books, and the co-founder of New Earth Mandala, a meditation center and medicinal farm on Hawaii. She's appeared on radio, tv, print and podcasts (from NPR to Vogue to TEDx), speaking to entrepreneurship, freeing the mind and body, activism and sexual and intimate wellness. French, German. MBA, Phi Beta Kappa Northwestern University. She splits her time between the farm (with the chickens, cats and goats!) and Venice, CA.
VP, New Business Development
Michelle is responsible for sales and partner development. She has dedicated her worklife to producing products, programs and platforms that elevate the voices and needs of women. With a deep care for moving the needle forward. From her work with Aveda Corporation, TEDxWomen, Women Enough, Axiology Beauty and now Rosebud Woman- her mission is to help change the narrative. Michelle came to Rosebud Woman in the summer of 2018 to support the development and execution of our Go To Market strategy. Integral to our ability to grow and gain market share, she successfully developed partnerships with elite brand partners like like Summit, Neiman Marcus, The Detox Market, ABC Home, Goop, Canyon Ranch, and many others. Through strategic planning and execution, she’s driving new business development and brand awareness through multiple verticals, including Health Care.
Kyle is responsible for finance, production and logistics. As part of Now Labs, Inc., he has 10 years of experience in supporting new ventures inside of corporations such as Estee Lauder, Autodesk and Panasonic, as well as assisting startups and investors in tech, media, energy, and cannabis. He is the founder of the performance supplement and lifestyle company D20. He serves on the board of Vision Agency and DISC. Kyle lives in Venice, CA with his dog Bodhi and is an avid skier, outdoorsman and convener. Science, Technology and Society BA, University of Puget Sound. HIVE Global Leaders. NOLS.
Samantha Sleeper is responsible for brand and visual strategy. She is a graduate from, and former educator at Parsons the New School for Design. She has worked at the crossroads of luxury and sustainability for over a decade in the fashion, technology and beauty sectors. At Rosebud Woman, she lends her design expertise to ensure our customers always have an elevated experience. She gave a TEDxEast talk on valuing labor in the supply chain. She is also the founder of Samantha Sleeper, an eponymous luxury bridal firm in Brooklyn, NY.
Brittney joined the Rosebud Woman team in 2018 to manage customer relations and key account operations. As a lifelong skincare and beauty addict, she knows a thing or two about what you put on your body. In her free time you'll find her volunteering with the Sante D’or Foundation- a local animal rescue organization, going to concerts, or checking out the latest culinary delights around Los Angeles.
Social Media Director
Sharon is currently training to obtain licensure as a marriage and family therapist. Sharon has merged her communication and technical skills as she supports Rosebud Woman with social media engagement and moderation. Sharon is passionate about helping others and enjoys spending time with her husband and children, exploring Atlanta, taking scenic walks in nature and running.
Colleen Shelley is Rosebud Woman's graphic designer with over 13 years of previous experience working in-house at major tech companies and at marketing agencies. Her passion lies in developing brands, stories, and experiences that make people laugh, smile, or think. She is based in Raleigh, North Carolina where she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their 2 year old son.
Marta Hill Gray
After a successful career as a global media executive, Marta Hill Gray turned her focus to women’s health and wellness. An advocate and business strategist, Marta works with a range of companies and key opinion leaders to promote and develop new treatments, products, devices and Information. Marta’s passions include: music, her pets and traveling.
Jeff’s writing is widely anthologized, and has appeared in print and online publications including Afar, Wired, New Scientist, Smithsonian, BBC Online, and The New York Times Magazine. He has worked in communications with Mercy Corps, Seacology, and Black Rock City LLC, where he recently co-authored the book “Out of Nothing”: a collection of conversations with Burning Man founder Larry Harvey. Jeff’s current work has expanded to include editorial consulting and direction for individuals and companies.
Dr. Barbara DePree
Dr. DePree specializes in midlife women's health, ages 40-65, perimenopause and menopausal womens health and women's sexual health. She is certified through the North American Menopause Society as a provider, and was named the 2013 NAMS Certified Menopause Provider of the year. Sharecare named her as a Top 10 Social Healthmaker for Menopause.
Dr. Larry Weiss
Vaginome and Microbiome Specialist
Dr. Weiss is an experienced microbiome executive and biotechnologist. He is skilled in Research and Development (R&D), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Chemistry, Protein Chemistry, and Life Sciences, with a strong background in medical science with a Doctor of Medicine MD from Stanford University School of Medicine and a BS in Biochemistry from Cornell