Debra Sandler on Carry On Friends The Caribbean American Podcast

From Corporate America to Sauce Boss


Debra Sandler, Founder of Mavis Foods, LLC, a startup of Caribbean sauces and marinades. Debra has over 30 years of innovation experience as a seasoned Corporate America Executive at PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, most recently as the Chief Health and Wellbeing Officer at Mars. She notably assisted in the launch of innovative products such as Splenda no calorie sweetener and Pretzel M&Ms and also created successful marketing campaigns such as: Snickers commercial with Betty White and the introduction of Ms. Brown M&M.

In this episode shares her experience as a Caribbean Woman navigating corporate and her new role as an entrepreneur. In addition, Debra also shares advice to:

  1. Anyone still in corporate
  2. Anyone in corporate with a side hustle
  3. Full time entrepreneur

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Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown is Founder & host of Carry On Friends one of the first podcasts dedicated to the Caribbean American Experience. She is leading the way for Caribbean Podcast as the founder of Breadfruit Media, the first Caribbean podcast production company; and founder of the Caribbean Podcast Directory a place to discover podcasts by people of Caribbean Heritage.