2020 Speakers

Gary Ades, Ph.D.

Gary Ades, Ph.D.

President
G&L Consulting

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Kara Baldus

Kara Baldus

Food Safety Program Manager
Hydrite Chemicals

Sharon Beals

Sharon Beals

Senior VP, Food Safety & Quality
CTI Foods

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Chirag Bhatt

Chirag Bhatt

Consultant
CHB Food Safety Consulting

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Jason Bolton, Ph.D.

Jason Bolton, Ph.D.

Director of Innovative Engineering & Food Safety Specialist
University of Maine Extension

Kerry Bridges

Kerry Bridges

Vice President, Food Safety
Chipotle Mexican Grill

Richard Brouillette

Richard Brouillette

Food Safety Director
Commercial Food Sanitation

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Joel Chappelle

Joel Chappelle

Food Industry Consultant and Lawyer
Food Industry Counsel LLC

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Joseph Corby

Joseph Corby

Senior Advisor
Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO)

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Betsy Craig

Betsy Craig

Founder and CEO
MenuTrinfo, LLC

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Dionne Crawford

Dionne Crawford

Manager of US Restaurant Food Safety
McDonald's Corporation

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Will Daniels

President, Produce Division
IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group

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Doug Davis

Doug Davis

Sr. Director Global Food Safety
Marriott International

Vik Dutta

Vik Dutta

Senior Staff Scientist
BioMérieux

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Michael Fabian

Michael Fabian

Manager of CompuClean
Spartan Chemical Company, Inc.

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Laurie Farmer

Laurie Farmer

Director, Office of State Cooperative Programs
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Monique Foster

Monique Foster

Medical Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gina Frontino

Gina Frontino

Fresh Local Produce of Ohio; Food Safety Manager
Little Leaf Farms

Oscar Garrison

Oscar Garrison

SVP, Food Safety Regulatory Affairs
United Egg Producers Association

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Brett Gray

Brett Gray

Digital Transformation Manager
DNV GL – Business Assurance

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Stephanie Gretsch

Stephanie Gretsch

Epidemiologist
Minnesota Department of Health

Eric Hansen

Eric Hansen

Vice President of Technical Solutions
SafetyChain Software

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Emma Hartnett

Emma Hartnett

Practice Lead, Risk Modeling and Simulation
Risk Sciences International, Inc.

Craig Henry, Ph.D.

Craig Henry, Ph.D.

Consultant
Intro, Inc.

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Jorge Hernandez

VP, Food Safety
Wendy's

Lee Ann Jaykus, PhD

Lee Ann Jaykus, PhD

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor & NoroCORE Scientific Director
North Carolina State University

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Charlie Kalish

Charlie Kalish

Managing Member
Food Safety Guides

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Deb Kane

Director Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory
J&J Snack Foods Corp.

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Andrew Kennedy

Andrew Kennedy

Traceability and Emerging Technology Team
Food and Drug Administration

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Paul Kieker

Deputy Administrator
USDA/ Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

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Hal King

Hal King

President and CEO
Public Health Innovations

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Adam Kramer

Adam Kramer

Environmental Health Office
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Mahipal Kunduru, Ph.D.

VP, Quality Assurance
Topco

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William Lachowsky

Food Safety Education Mentor & Consultant
Food Safety Compliance

Aaron Lavellee

Aaron Lavellee

Deputy Assistant Administrator in OPACE
Administrator for the FSIS Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education (OPACE)

Alvin Lee

Alvin Lee

Director of the Center for Processing Innovation
Illinois Institute of Technology, School of Applied Technology

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Sean Leighton

Vice President, Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory
Cargill

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Glenda Lewis, M.S.P.H

Glenda Lewis, M.S.P.H

Director, Retail Food Protection Staff
FDA

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Steven Lyon, PhD

Principal Lead, Food Safety Solutions
Chick-fil-A

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Rodrigo Malig Fuentes

Rodrigo Malig Fuentes

Chief Product Officer
TAAG Genetics

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Steven Mandernach

Steven Mandernach

Executive Director
AFDO

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Jordan Mason

Jordan Mason

Enteric & Waterborne Diseases Unit Supervisor
Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Joan Menke-Schaenzer

Joan Menke-Schaenzer

Chief Quality Officer
Van Drunen Farms

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Joseph Meyer

Lead Global Microbiologist
Kerry Inc.

Angela Montalbano

Angela Montalbano

Region Supervisor
NYS Agriculture & Markets; Division of Food Safety & Inspection

Angela Morgan

Angela Morgan, Ph. D.

Director of Business Development
Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection

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Nancy Mussack

Nancy Mussack

Senior Manager, Corporate Food Safety
Smithfield Foods, Inc.

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Brendan Niemira

Brendan Niemira

Research Leader
U.S. Dept. Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

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Kimberly Onett

Kimberly Onett

Associate Director, Global Supplier Assurance Audit Programs - Supply Chain Food Safety
NSF International

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Omar Oyarzabal

Omar Oyarzabal


University of Vermont Extension

Tara Paster, CP-FS, FMP

Tara Paster, CP-FS, FMP

President
Paster Training, Inc.

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Douglas Peckenpaugh

Douglas Peckenpaugh

Group Editorial Director, BNP Media
Snack, Bakery, Meat, Candy, Food Safety & Cannabis

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Prakash Santhana

Prakash Santhana

Managing Director Cyber Risk
Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP

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Donna Schaffner

Donna Schaffner

Associate Director Food Safety, QA & Training
Rutgers University - Food Innovation Center

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Nancy Scharlach

Nancy Scharlach

President
FSMA International, LLC

Dan Schmitz

Dan Schmitz

Director of Operations
Commercial Food Sanitation

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Tracie Sheehan

Tracie Sheehan

VP Technical Services
Mérieux NutriSciences

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Jessica Stevens

Jessica Stevens

Food Industry Risk Management and Labeling Specialist
Food Industry Counsel LLC

Shawn Stevens

Shawn Stevens

Founder, Food Industry Consultant and Lawyer
Food Industry Counsel LLC

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Glenn Stolowski

Glenn Stolowski

Manager, Retail Food Safety
HEB

Roslyn Stone

Roslyn Stone, MPH

Chief Operating Officer
Zero Hour Health - A Corporate Wellness Company

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Joe Stout

Joe Stout

President
Commercial Food Sanitation

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Eva Szewczyk

Eva Szewczyk

Food Safety Training Specialist
Rutgers University - Food Innovation Center

Robert Tauxe, MD, M.P.H

Robert Tauxe, MD, M.P.H

Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Melissa Vaccaro, BSEd., MS, CP-FS, CPFM

Melissa Vaccaro, BSEd., MS, CP-FS, CPFM

Vice President of Consulting
Paster Training, Inc

Jennifer van de Ligt, PhD

Jennifer van de Ligt, PhD

Director
Integrated Food Systems Leadership Program, University of Minnesota

Barbara VanRenterghem

Barbara VanRenterghem

Editor
Food Safety Magazine

P.C. Vasavada

P.C. Vasavada

Professor Emeritus - U.W.F.R.
PCV & Assoc. Food Safety Consulting

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Mary Lynn Walsh

Mary Lynn Walsh


Sysco

Laura Whitlock, MPH

Laura Whitlock, MPH

Communication Lead, Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Craig Wilson

Craig Wilson

VP, GMM
Costco

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Frank Yiannas

Frank Yiannas

Deputy Commissioner, Food Policy and Response
FDA

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Darin Zehr

Darin Zehr

General Manager
Commercial Food Sanitation

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