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.