GMA Science Forum 2019

If you are interested, here is our Attendee List from the 2018 GMA Science Forum last year!


The following list shows all reviewed and paid attendees as of 09/17/2019.

Attendee Name Title  Company
Dr. Eyassu G. Abegaz Sr. Director Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc.
Dr. Deann Akins-Lewenthal Ph.D. Director of Microbiology and Food Safety Conagra Brands, Inc.
Mr. Hal Ambuter Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Policy Reckitt Benckiser LLC
Dr. Angela Anandappa Director, Alliance for Advanced Sanitation University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ms. Andrea Anase Senior Global Food Safety Manager PepsiCo, Inc.
Ms. Stelisa Arhotakis Business Development Decernis LLC
Dr. Arti Arora Ph.D. Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Coca-Cola North America
Ms Brenda Atkins Regulatory Manager Danone North America
Dr. Douglas A. Balentine Director, Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Mr. Rishi Banerjee Senior Manager, GFSI The Consumer Goods Forum
Dr. Manojit Basu Ph.D. Consumer Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs
Mr. John Batz Vice President, Quality & Food Safety Post Consumer Brands
Mr. Georges Bergen Senior Manager DSM Nutritional Products, LLC
Ms. Elise Binder Senior Manager, Food Safety Systems The Hershey Company
Mr. Roy Bingham Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer BDS Analytics
Mr. Matthew Bletsch Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs Hain Celestial Group (Lake Success)
Mr. Mauricio Bobadilla Director of Regulatory and Food Safety Science McCain Foods USA, Inc.
Ms. Denise Boesch Regional Food Safety Manager Rich Products Corporation
Mr. Craig Bolt Manager Food Safety/Sanitation Lamb Weston
Mr Hilton S Borne QA Lab Manager The Coca-Cola Company
Mr. Kevin Boyd Manager Allergens and Toxicology The Hershey Company
Ms. Samantha Bradley Technical Specialist Paradise Tomato Kitchens, Inc.
Mr. Brent Brehmer Corporate Manager, Regulatory Compliance and HACCP Hormel Foods Corporation
Ms. Veronica Burnham Sr. Regulatory Specialist TIC Gums, Inc.
Mr. Ronald Calhoun Technical Consultant American Peanut Council
Dr. Jessica Campbell Senior Nutrition Manager General Mills, Inc.
Mr. Mark Carlson Manager Quality & Food Safety Post Consumer Brands
Mr. Kieran Carter Technical Manager, Global Product Safety E. & J. Gallo Winery
Mr. Ricardo Carvajal Director Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, PC
Mr. Mark Caudel Senior Manager of Quality and Regulatory Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.
Ms. Claudia Coles President Seafood Products Association
Ms. Allison Cooke Director, Food Policy Corn Refiners Association
Dr. Mark Corey Director of Scientific & Government Affairs National Coffee Association of USA, Inc.
Ms. Sue Corfman Sr. Manager, Regulatory Policy The J. M. Smucker Company
Mrs. Jennifer Correnti Sr. Food Safety Manager Post Foods, LLC
Dr. James R. Coughlin Ph.D. President & Founder Coughlin & Associates
Ms. Jessica A. Cox Chemical Threat Characterization U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Ms. Emily Craft In-Store Nutritionist Giant Food Inc.
Ms. Elizabeth Crawford Deputy Editor William Reed Business Media
Ms. Julie Culp Manager, Labeling and Regulatory Compliance General Mills, Inc.
Ms. June Currin Vice President Research, Quality & Regulatory House-Autry Mills, Inc.
Mr. Richard F. D'Aloisio MS Principal Regulatory Scientist Mondelez International, Inc.
Ms. Danielle Dalheim Sr. Manager Frito-Lay Regulatory Affairs PepsiCo, Inc.
Frank Daniel Ph.D. Regulatory Manager, External Affairs Bush Brothers & Company
Dr. Helen Darling Executive Director Sumfood Ltd.
Mr. Diego Darquea Regulatory Affairs & Compliance – Technology & Innovation E. & J. Gallo Winery
Ms. Stephanie Decker Product Development Director Sun-Maid Growers of California
Mr. W. Eric Dell Senior Vice President, External Affairs National Automatic Merchandising Association
Mr. Clay A. Detlefsen Senior Vice President, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs & Staff Counsel National Milk Producers Federation
Ms. Lynn Dornblaser Director, Consumer Packaged Goods Trend Insight Mintel
Ms. Dana Downing Director, Industry & Policy TraceGains, Inc.
Mr. Loren Druz Vice President, Research and Quality Del Monte Foods, Inc.
Ms. Sheila Dy Juanco N. America Nutrition Regulatory Affairs PepsiCo, Inc.
Ms. Laurie Eakley Sr. Director, Food Labeling Conagra Brands, Inc.
Ms. Paige Echols Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Coca-Cola North America
Patrick Elias Phd, DABT Manager-Toxicology Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc.
Ms. Maureen English Carroll Associate General Counsel Post Holdings, LLC
Ms. Jennifer Eynon Director of Global Regulatory Affairs Rich Products Corporation
Ms. Betsy Faga Consultant Food Industry Environmental Network, LLC
Ms. Elizabeth B. Fawell Esq. Partner Hogan Lovells US LLP
Mr. Tom Ferriter Chief Executive Officer Bush Brothers & Company
Mr. Anthony Flood Sr. Director, Food Safety and Defense International Food Information Council
Ms. Maria Fontanazza Editor in Chief Food Safety Tech
Mr. Vasilios Fotopoulos Regulatory Director T&R Chemicals, Inc.
Mr. Neal Fredrickson M.Ed. Global Food Defense Specialist Cargill, Inc.
Mr. Michael Freeman Global Food Safety PepsiCo, Inc.
Dr. Tim Freier VP, Scientific Affairs and Microbiology Mérieux NutriSciences
Ms. Michi Furuya Chang Director, Nutrition Policy Food & Consumer Products of Canada
Mr. Ronald Giles Quality Assurance Director Goya Foods Inc.
Mr. Mitchell Goldstein Regional Sales Director Corvium
Ms. Christie Gray Director of Quality Decernis LLC
Ms. Renee Greenwalt Sr. Manager, Global Food Safety, FSMA PepsiCo, Inc.
Ms. Emily Griep Manager, Food Safety United Fresh Produce Association
Mr. Christopher B. Guay Regulatory Fellow The Procter & Gamble Company
Dr. Sanjay Gummalla Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs American Frozen Food Institute
Mr. Jerry Hagstrom Executive Editor The Hagstrom Report
Mrs. LeAnne Hahn Lab Manager Deibel Laboratories
Mr. Martin Hahn Partner Hogan Lovells US LLP
Dr. Timothy Haley Ph.D. Vice President, Science and Technology Bush Brothers & Company
Mr. Paul Hanlon Ph.D., DABT Director, Regulatory Affairs Abbott Nutrition
Lisa Hansard Director Technical Platform Operations The Coca-Cola Company
Mr. Joseph Hansen Director, Online Communications Biotechnology Innovation Organization
Mr. Thomas Harris Senior Manager Corporate Quality ACH Food Companies, Inc.
Ms. Sonia Hartunian-Sowa Director, Nutrition Science & Advocacy DSM Nutritional Products, LLC
Mr. Graham Hicken Process Engineer Tetra Pak, Inc.
Mr. Devon Hill Esq. Partner Keller & Heckman, LLP
Jason Hlywka Ph.D. Global Toxicology, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs The Kraft Heinz Company
Mrs. Tammy Hogan Global External Quality Manager General Mills, Inc.
Mr. Scott Hood Director, Quality & Regulatory Operations General Mills, Inc.
Ms. Lenora Howard Senior Regulatory Specialist Conagra Brands, Inc.
Mr. James C. Huang Director, Food Contact Materials, Global SRA The Coca-Cola Company
Ms. Kristen Hunt Director of Technical Services Deibel Laboratories
Ms. Nancy Irons North American Regulatory & Technical Relations The Procter & Gamble Company
Mr. Greg Jaffe Director of the Project on Biotechnology Center for Science in the Public Interest
Ms. Karen Jensen MBA, RD Senior Regulatory Manager Reily Foods Company
Mr. Samuel Jockel Associate Keller & Heckman, LLP
Ms. Betsy Kaesontae Manager, Managed Services North America NSF International
Claudine Kavanaugh Ph.D., MPH, RD Senior Adviser, Nutrition Policy U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Ms. Lori Kelly Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs PepsiCo, Inc.
Mr. John G. Keogh President & Principal Advisor Shantalla Inc.
Dr. Susanne Kettler Sr Director Global Scientific and Regulatory Mondelez International, Inc.
Mr. Robert Kiefer General Manager REACH24H Consulting Group
Mr. Theo Kontogiannis Business Development Manager Agroknow
Ms. Anne Kraus Vice President of Quality E. & J. Gallo Winery
Ms. Cindy Kruger Legal Senior Director PepsiCo, Inc.
Mr. Johnel Lagabon Business Development Associate Burdock Group
Ms. Dorothy Lagg Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Mars, Incorporated
Ms. Leslie Lake Director, Media Relations Grocery Manufacturers Association
Dr. Alexandra Lau Ph.D. Toxicology Program Manager E. & J. Gallo Winery
Ms. Sarah Levy MPH, RD Vice President FoodMinds, LLC
Mr. Michael Lewis Chief Executive Officer Sprig
Mr. Randy Liebowitz Legal Director PepsiCo, Inc.
Mr. Michael Liewen Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Food Safety, Quality Assurance PepsiCo, Inc.
Ms. Amy Loew Senior Nutrition Scientist General Mills, Inc.
Yuqian Lou Ph.D. Process Authority, Global Food Safety PepsiCo, Inc.
Mr. David Lundahl Chief Executive Officer InsightsNow, Inc.
Ms. Laura MacCleery Policy Director Center for Science in the Public Interest
Ms. Leslie Macioce Director Regulatory Compliance Bay Valley Foods, LLC
Ms. Diane Malunowicz Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs Keurig Dr Pepper
Mr. Bryan Scott Martin Senior Quality Specialist The Clorox Company
Mr. Jeff Mass Chief Technical Officer Corvium
Ms. Laura Masullo MS RD Regulatory Analyst Campbell Soup Company
Ms. Raquel Maymir Manager, Global Regulatory Operations and Compliance General Mills, Inc.
KatieRose McCullough Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs North American Meat Institute
Mr. John T. McDermott Director, Industry and Government Affairs Bush Brothers & Company
Ms. Jessica Lynn Meisinger Senior Account Manager, Restaurant and Retail MERCK Animal Health
Ms. Renee Mellican Director, Regulatory Affairs TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
Mr. Josh Mellinger Senior Engagement Manager Deloitte Consulting LLP
Mr. Alex Mendes Vice President, Food Safety PepsiCo, Inc.
Ms. Renuka Menon DLP Director, Food Safety and Quality Del Monte Foods, Inc.
Ms. Ella Mihov Chief Executive Officer LUNE
Ms. Allison Milewski Director of Quality Systems The Hain Celestial Group
Ms. Farida Mohamedshah Director, Nutrition Science, Food Laws and Regulations Institute of Food Technologists
Mr. Dave Moore Director of Quality Idahoan Foods, LLC
Mr. Sylvester Mosley Senior Manager, Food Safety The Coca-Cola Company
Dr. Kevin Myers Vice President of Research and Development Hormel Foods Corporation
Mr. Mark Nelson Consultant EAS Consulting Group, LLC
Mr. Ryan Newkirk Ph.D., MPH Senior Advisor for Intentional Adulteration U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Mr. Trenton Norris Partner Arnold & Porter
Dr. David Nyachuba Corporate Director of Food Safety American Nutrition, Inc.
Ms. Nancy Nyquist Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations College of Agriculture and Natural Resources MIchigan State University
Dr. Wilfredo Ocasio Senior Director, Food Safety Research The National Food Laboratory
Mr. Phil OConnor Director of Food Safety & Quality Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Ms. Haley F. Oliver Associate Professor Purdue University
Mr. Ruud Overbeek Chief of Strategy and Business Development Decernis LLC
Ms. Lisa Owen Senior Principal, Regulatory Compliance Mondelez International, Inc.
Ms. Courtney Parker Sr. Director of Quality E. & J. Gallo Winery
Ms. Elizabeth Pelofske Senior Nutrition Scientist Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Dr. Ruth L. Petran Vice President, Food Safety & Public Health Ecolab USA, Inc.
Ms. Kendra Pfeifer Senior Manager, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs The Hershey Company
Mr John Phelps Regional Food Safety Manager Rich Products Corporation
Ms. Susan Pitman RD Partner FoodMinds, LLC
Dr. Laurie S. Post Ph.D. Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs Deibel Laboratories
Ms. Amy Preston PhD, RD Manager, R&D Regulatory & Nutrition The Hershey Company
Dr. Pheona Radcliffe Ph.D., D.A.B.T. Senior Associate Principal Scientist
Dr. Khatera Rahmani Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist / Toxicolgist Conagra Brands, Inc.
Ms Karina Ramos Director USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
Ms. Christine Rank Manager, US Regulatory and Food Labeling The Hershey Company
Dr. Kristin Reimers PhD Director ConAgra Consumer Foods
Mr. Craig Reinhart Senior Process Technical Specialist Tetra Pak, Inc.
Ms. Jena Rostorfer Associate Director Regulatory Affairs, US Therapeutic Nutrition Abbott Nutrition
Mr. David Roza Associate Editor Inside Health Policy
Ms. Rebekah Rudolph Food Safety & Quality ZENB
Mr. Patrick Sanchez Global Quality & Food Safety Director Merisant Company
Ms. Gabrielle R Scalise Associate General Counsel-Food Law, Regulatory and Marketing B&G Foods, Inc.
Ms. Jenny Scott Senior Advisor, CFSAN, Office of Food Safety U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Ms. Mimi Sherlock Global Director, Strategic Insights-Flavors International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.
Mr. Fred Soderstrom Manager, Quality Control Unilever
Dr. Jacqueline Anne Southee US Liaison Food Safety System Certification 22000
Dr. Deepa Srikanta PhD Associate Director, Corporate Relations (Key Industries) MIchigan State University
Mr. Michael Stebbins Director of External Engagement Council For Biotechnology Information
Mr. Giannis Stoitsis Partner and Director of Technology Agroknow
Ms. LaToya Strickland Regulatory Manager The Coca-Cola Company
Ms. Shraddha Surve Technical Scheme Manager NSF International
Ms. Meredith Sutzko Product Manager Romer Labs
Ms. Lynn Swiech Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs The Hershey Company
Mr. Brian R. Thane Director, Aseptic Technology Tetra Pak, Inc.
Ms. Menexia Tsoubeli Vice President, Research and Development Campbell Soup Company
Ms. Emily Valentine Director, Insights & Strategy Padilla
Mrs. Megan Velez Senior Policy Advisor U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Mr. John Volpe Vice President, Direct Sales Corvium
Ms. Cass Wade-Kudla Food Safety & Regulatory Compliance General Mills Bakeries & Foodservice
Mr. Pat Waldo Chief Executive Officer Decernis LLC
Ms. Marielle Weintraub Strategic Business Development Director-Hemp Initiative Eurofins Food Integrity & Innovation
Ms. Vicki Wong Senior Regulatory Affairs Scientist, Global Stewardship The Clorox Company
Ms. Yen Ching Wu Regulatory Toxicologist and Food Safety Scientist McCormick & Company, Inc.
Mr Umar Yaqub Food Microbiologist Rich Products Corporation
Ms. Kimberly S. Yeager Ph.D. Toxicologist Medical Safety Manager Abbott Nutrition
Dr. Samuel Zeller Ph.D. Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs Unilever