Food Labeling Workshop: May 2015


Kimberly Wingfield,
Senior Manager, Science Policy, Labeling and Standards

Grocery Manufacturers Association

Ms. Wingfield interacts extensively with GMA members to provide assistance with food labeling inquiries on FDA and USDA regulated products. She joined GMA in November of 2012. Prior to GMA, Ms. Wingfield held various positions in regulatory affairs and compliance in the food industry amounting to over ten years of experience.

Ms. Wingfield received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and MBA from Emory University.

Robert (Robbie) Burns, Ph.D.,
Vice President, Health and Nutrition Policy
Grocery Manufacturers Association

Dr. Burns oversees the development of positions on health and nutrition labeling at GMA.  Prior to joining GMA in 2011, he had a consulting business, Nutrition Implications, LLC, which helped food organizations develop strategies, research programs and communications for nutrition and wellness.  Before consulting, his professional experience included nutrition leadership roles in Cadbury Schweppes and Mead Johnson Nutritionals. In both organizations, he worked with cross-functional business and technical partners to leverage nutrition science and deliver business objectives.  He has extensive knowledge of nutrition, health, public policy and food regulations, and the ability to use this knowledge to drive changes which positively impact human health and nutrition.

Dr. Burns has a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and a B.S. in Biochemistry, both from Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Subsequent to his graduate studies, he conducted postdoctoral research fellowships at Nottingham University, U.K., and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Kristen Scott, MS, RD, CLS,
Senior Manager, Health and Nutrition Policy
Grocery Manufacturers Association

Ms. Scott assists with the development and implementation of GMA’s positions on health and nutrition policy.  She joined GMA in March of 2013.  Prior to GMA, Ms. Scott worked as a Registered Dietitian in a variety of settings most recently working as a Public Health Nutritionist at the Ohio Department of Health. 

Ms. Scott received her B.S in Nutrition and Dietetics from Saint Louis University and M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from The Ohio State University.

Sabrina Correll, M.S.
Analyst, Health and Nutrition Policy
Grocery Manufacturers Association

Ms. Correll assists in the development of positions on health and nutrition at GMA.    She joined GMA in September 2013.  Prior to GMA, Ms. Correll participated in economic research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and sustainable agriculture research at the University of Maine. 

Ms. Correll received her B.A. from Colby College and M.S. in Agriculture, Food, and Environment from Tufts University.