Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience in the field of Food Technology. I have extensive experience in new product innovation and commercialization, quality assurance, food safety systems, business intelligence, supply chain, manufacturing cost reduction, national QSR restaurant chains, convenience stores, food manufacturing. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Established of Intellectual Property Ownership; Public Defamation; Animal Filth in Food Products; Personal Injury – Child Choking on Food; Consumer Injury from food hazard; International Food Company Defamation.
My consulting services include: Integrated Food Manufacturing Systems; Integrated Supply Chain Management Systems / Forecasting; Product Development for National Vending Machine Program; New Food Product Innovation in Turkey; Chicken Product Improvement Project; Executive KPI Development; Business Intelligence Consulting; Restaurant Equipment Performance Testing; Rotisserie Oven Development; Food Truck Program Development; Food Colorants and Flavors.
I have a Ph.D. in Food Science and 20+ years in new product innovation. Most recently, I developed an energy drink for a client of TV doctors in California. I also have two patents to my name.
I worked several years at the beginning of my career with a CPG company in Cleveland, OH, that owned a seafood processing company. We purchased many seafood species and then cut and prepared then for sale to restaurants. I then subsequently wrote a chapter in a book on seafood processing.
|B.S.||Agriculture Education||Kansas State University|
|M.S.||Agriculture Education||Kansas State University|
|Ph.D.||Food Science||Kansas State University|
Awards & Affiliation
Institute of Food Technologists
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases