JoAnna Le - Founder and President
Frustrated by the lack of healthy noodle options to feed her two young children, JoAnna Left a 17 year corporate banking career to launch World Soups Inc. in 2015. She wanted to make a product that was better than any canned, frozen or dehydrated options that are typically filled with preservatives, MSG, and unknown healthy ingredients. A product that can feed her busy family and her children’s obsession with everything noodles. JoAnna has a B.S. from CSU Stanislaus in Finance and Economics and MBA from the University of the Pacific in Entrepreneurship and Management. JoAnna is passionate about family, World travel, cooking and Kids Against Hunger as well as Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital.
Stephen Crystal. ESQ - Chief Strategy Officer
Stephen A. Crystal, Esq. has spent twenty-five (25) years directly involved in all aspects of the casino and gaming technology industry as well as I Gaming and ESports worldwide– as an attorney representing public and private gaming companies before various state regulatory bodies and jurisdictions, as a President and CEO of numerous casino holding and public gaming technology companies employing thousands of employees, and as an investor and advisor on over $2 Billion dollars of project finance and mergers and acquisitions in the casino/gaming technology/I Gaming/eSports and energy and utility spaces. Mr. Crystal received his undergraduate (AB) degree from Dartmouth College in 1987 and his juris doctor (JD) degree from American University in 1992. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri (1992) and the District of Columbia (1993).He served in the New Hampshire Legislature as a State Representative at the age of 20 and has been an active participant in local, state and national politics at the highest levels. He has previously been a member of the DC Chapter of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and was designated by Best Lawyers in America as being one of the best gaming attorneys in the United States. Mr. Crystal has three children – a girl 21 and two boys 18 and 16. He volunteers actively in his community providing meals to the homeless on a regular basis. His hobbies include art collecting, golf, photography, hunting and fishing, hiking and barbeque.
Lam Nguyen - Vice President of Operations
He has over 15 years of Fine Dining restaurant management experience and food service distribution including Warehousing, Logistics and Operations. He holds a M.S from UMass in Cellular and molecular Science and B.S.in Clinical Psychology from Tufts University. Lam enjoy travel and food. He lives with his wife and two kids aged 13 and 10.
Robert Fahrenhorst - Vice President Sales and Marketing
Bob joined World Soups Inc. in January 2017 with over 30 years in sales and marketing roles with leading food companies. He held senior management roles at General Foods, Sara Lee, Mars, and Nutra Sweet. He is a current partner/owner and Managing Director for the Ram Group, a leading sales consulting firm in the Food and Beverage Industry. Bob is married with three adult boys. When not being a souperstar, he likes to golf and enjoys gourmet cooking as well as nonprofit work.