The Blissful Plant® founding team have been business partners for 30+ years – our passion and expertise spans computer/ high-tech, film editing, organic foods, food manufacturing, functional-food innovation, and of course cannabis & hemp.
Today, we are again honored to be serving consumers with innovation and best-in-class hemp-based wellness products that support their everyday needs.
Founder | CEO | Chief Innovation Officer
Paul Frantellizzi, is a Functional-Food, Disruptive Entrepreneur that is leading The Blissful Plant LLC as Chief Innovation Officer and CEO. Paul is a passionate and motivational leader with results oriented entrepreneurial vision and a unique ability to bring great value to every relationship and business opportunity. A former native of NYC, Paul has a 40+ year history and experience with start-ups, executive management, the organic food industry, two-term Mayor, Police Commissioner, filmmaker, and a national sales and marketing director for Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. He currently leads the team @ Blissful Plant® developing tinctures, nutrient-rich functional snacks, protein bars, powders, drinks, chocolate, and of course, Hemp/ Cannabis products. Prior to Blissful Plant®, Paul was the Chief Innovation Officer for Stanley Brothers Cannabis (founders of Charlotte’s Web), he also founded the country’s premiere co-manufacturer of functional-foods, GOOD SUPERFOODS® (winner of NUTRACON & SSW Editors Choice), he also founded the country’s first organic vending distribution company (NextGen Vending®), and developed that industry’s first PLA-based biodegradable water bottle (Earthpure Organics®). His beautiful family, core values, sense of community, and a powerful work ethic inspire Paul to be his best everyday.
Founder | Chief Operating Officer
Pamela Peters is the proud Co-Founder and COO for The Blissful Plant Co. Before founding Blissful with her business partner Paul Frantellizzi, Pam was the Senior Lab and Operations Manager for Stanley Brothers® USA (Founders of Charlotte’s Web®) where she managed product innovation and operations for the development of a national cannabis licensee program. Prior to joining the Stanley Brothers, Pam Co-Founded and was the General Manager for Good Superfoods® LLC, the award winning functional-food company and industry leader in the development of nutraceutical foods, and brands such as Superfood Chocolate® and Agami Superfoods®.
Along with her entrepreneurial pursuits, Pam spent her early career working in the arts (Santa Barbara Museum, Sun Valley Center for the Arts and the Museum at FIT NYC), managing exhibitions and events. Born and raised in NYC (a city girl at heart), Pam came to Idaho for a much needed family vacation and fell in love with the majestic Northern Rocky Mountains. Pam and her family soon moved cross country to renew their passion for nature and the great outdoors. Pam is now happily raising her 14 year old son (also a budding entrepreneur) and managing operations for The Blissful Plant Co.
Our Blissful Plant® company culture is highly focused on living with intention, and everything we do is therefore tied to our name and mission.
We are an experienced team of industry disruptors, policy change agents, and thought leaders, working every day to make a difference in the world. As a team, we are honored to do the work we love, have the support and space to be our authentic selves, and hopefully have an impact in the lives of millions.
Please Join us in #BeingBlissful!
Paul Frantellizzi, is a functional-food, disruptive entrepreneur that is leading The Blissful Plant® Co. as Chief Innovation Officer and CEO. Paul has a 40+ year history and experience with start-ups, executive management, the organic food industry, two-term Mayor, Police Commissioner, filmmaker, and a national sales/ marketing director for Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. He currently leads the team @ Blissful® developing nutrient-rich functional snacks, protein bars, tinctures, powders, drinks, chocolate, and of course, Hemp/Cannabis products.
Prior to creating Blissful® with his partner Pamela Peters, Paul was the Chief Innovation Officer for Stanley Brothers Cannabis (founders of Charlotte’s Web), he also founded the country’s premiere co-manufacturer of functional-foods, Good Superfoods LLC®, and was the proud winner of two prestigious industry awards:
Best Functional-Food/ Nutraceutical Product
Probiotics in Organic Superfood Chocolate Bars
SSW Editors Choice 2016