Nagisa Manabe, Executive Director

Nagisa Manabe, Executive Director

River Stoan Farm

Nagisa Manabe and her husband Oscar own and operate a small organic produce farm in Kingston, New Jersey.  In her professional life, Nagisa has experience in marketing, sales and innovation.  Prior to entering the world of non-profits,  she was the Head of Marketing and Development for Godiva Chocolatier NA and a Global President at Ipsos, a leading consumer research company.  From 2012-2015, Nagisa was the Chief Marketing and Sales Officer of the United States Postal Service, leading a 1600 person department and reporting directly to the Postmaster General.  Since beginning her marketing and sales career in 1991 at Procter & Gamble, Manabe has held a variety of key marketing and innovation leadership positions while working on the marketing and new product development for more than 30 brands at Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever Bestfoods North America, Campbell’s, Diageo, Coca Cola, and Godiva.