Marian Thomas is the head of Real Estate and Development for Urban Remedy, a plant-based, certified organic food and beverage company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. A leader in the healthy prepared foods market, Urban Remedy will have 14 retail stores open in the Bay Area by the end of the year with plans to expand to regions outside of Northern California in 2018. Marian oversees all aspects of development for the company from site acquisition and design through to construction. Prior to joining Urban Remedy, Marian oversaw store development for The Melt, a fast-casual restaurant company with locations in California, Colorado and Texas. Her background is in sustainable design and urban development.