Megan Militello Founder + CEO | Army Staff Sergeant | MS, Embry-Riddle |  Mountaineer 

Serving as an air traffic controller in the Army, Megan learned first-hand how  to run a highly coordinated operation. While on a deployment to Iraq, during  which she received a bronze star and met her co-founder Lacey, Megan  learned how to develop repeatable systems and processes. From day one,  Megan has built Elevated Oats using the principles that ensure an organized  and a ready to scale company. Megan embodies the Elevated Oats customer  by living an elevated and healthy lifestyle and mountaineering her way  through Alaska. 

Lacey Ernandes Co-Founder + CCO | Army Staff Sergeant | BFA, RMCAD |  Brand Builder 

Lacey held key leadership positions and was directly responsible for the  training and management of over 20 personnel during her military service as  an air traffic controller. Returning to her roots as a visual artist, Lacey earned  a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a focus in graphic design from  RMCAD.  Today, she creates all of Elevated Oats’ graphics and branding in house. Lacey believes that living elevated begins in the mind; by practicing  positive mental habits anyone can change their life.