Additional Bio Information


Certifications: Certificate of Training in Adult and Childhood & Adolescent Weight Management, Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist and a Registered and Licensed Dietitian

Education: Strategic Marketing Certificate from Northwestern University, Master of Science in Nutrition from the University of Illinois and Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Augustana College

Awards: 2011 Chicago Food and Nutrition Network Presidential Citation Award, 2009 Emerging Dietetic Leader for Illinois, 2008 Chicago PRSA Skyline and Merit Award, 2008 National PRSA Bronze Anvil Award Recipient

Expert Reference Quotes:, U.S. News, Northwestern Medill News,, Today’s Dietitian, Quick & Simple, ATA World Magazine

Client Experience: Mars Incorporated, Uncle Ben’s, Seeds of Change, Marathon, CocoaVia, Pure Dark, goodnessKnows, Subway, Hidden Valley Ranch Bottled and Dry, National Pork Council, Wheat Foods Council, U.S. Tuna Foundation, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Hormel Natural Choice, Herdez, Stop & Shop, PepsiCo Nutrition, Tropicana, Muller/Quaker Yogurt, SuperValu, Zoic, Borden Organic Milk, Valio Real Goodness, Celestial Seasonings, American Beverage Association, FRS Healthy Drink,, and Shamrock Farms Rockin’ Refuel.

Authored Scientific Journals, Books, Newsletter and Consumer Publications