Our Team

We are a small, but mightly team of people, all dedicated to helping others live life to the fullest through sound nutrition. 

Saul Katz, Founder and Chairman

Nickname: Professor

Other Job Duties: Brainstormer Extraordinaire

Favourite SoLo Bar: Pineapple Coconut

When Not At Work, Can Be Found: Thinking about life’s wonders and spending quality time with family

Best Known For: Singing “Willie Nelson” in the office

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec

Current Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

To read Saul Katz’s full biography, click here.

 

Chantel Popoff, President

Nickname: Triple T

Other Job Duties: All Things Graphic, Pallet Wrapper, Warehouse Climbing, Number Cruncher and Snow Shoveler Extraordinaire

Favourite SoLo Bar: Peanut Power

When Not At Work, Can Often Be Found: Snowshoeing, hiking, biking, fly-fishing, camping and generally doing anything in British Columbia’s beautiful backcountry

Best Known For: Having the muddiest truck in the entire parking lot

Hometown: Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Current Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

 

Dan Schmitt, Vice President, Sales

Nickname: Mona Lisa

Other Job Duties: Coordinator of All Things Sales Related, Professional Driver and Chauffeur

Favourite SoLo Bar: Lemon Lift

When Not At Work, Can Be Found: Golfing, watching golf, doing anything golf related, spending time at the cottage, at the gym, reading the Wall Street Journal

Best Known For: Having the nicest car in the SoLo clan, which is nicknamed the “Supersonic”

Hometown: Kitchener, Ontario

Current Location: Toronto, Ontario

 

Ioanna Wilde, Marketing Manager

Nickname: E

Other Job Duties: All things creative and customer experience related

Favourite SoLo Bar: Lemon Lift, no Peanut Power, wait Chocolate Charger. Do I have to choose?

When Not At Work, Can Often Be Found: Baking, camping, driving busy kids or helping with homework

Best Known For: My crazy hair! 

Hometown: Vernon, British Columbia

Current Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

 

Natasha DeSouza, Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Nickname: Tizzle

Other Job Duties: Beautifier, Organizer, and Queen of all Things Event-Related

Favourite SoLo Bar: Dark Chocolate Almond

When Not At Work, Can Be Found: Whipping up a batch of body butter, or planning a new adventure

Best Known For: Keeping Chantel and Dan on track

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Current Location: Toronto, Ontario

 

Florentina Ionita, Office Manager

Nickname: The Energizer

Other Job Duties: Shipper/Receiver, Production Manager, Wonder Woman, Captain of All Things Office Related and Jack of All Trades

Favourite SoLo Bar: Dark Chocolate Mandarin

When Not At Work, Can Be Found: Gardening, Baking, Exploring BC’s local markets

Best Known For: Making the best homemade pickles in Western Canada

Hometown: Bucharest, Romania

Current Location: Kelowna, British Columbia