The People Behind Eat REAL

We Have the Team to Make Impact Happen

Our Eat REAL Team and Board are a passionate group of individuals with deep experience in Health, Nutrition, Pediatrics, K-12 Education, Food System Innovation, Tech, Certification, Market Building and Consumer Activation.

Our Team

Nora LaTorre
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Beth Seligman
VP Operations
Angelique Keyes
Angelique Keys
Director of Development
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Kristin Zellhart
Nutrition, Standards & Certification Manager
Jiwon Jun
Program Manager - K-12 Schools
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Sarah Friedkin
Marketing & Operations Manager

“Eat REAL is creating well-being for the next generation.”

Meija Jacobs, Senior Director, Design for Food at IDEO
Member, Eat Real Board

Board of Directors


Jordan Shlain, MD, FACP

Managing Partner & Founder, Private Medical

Chief Science Officer

Robert Lustig, MD, MSL

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, UCSF; Lecturer and Author

Eat REAL Founder + Member

Lawrence Williams

Founder & CEO, Merlin Mobility

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Meija Jacobs

Sr. Director, Design for Food, IDEO



Tesha McCord Poe

CEO and Founder, Joy-Raising; Director of Advancement, Girls Middle School

Chief Pediatrician

Alan Greene, MD

Pediatrician, Author & Speaker


Laura Modi

Founder & CEO, Bobbie

Vice President

Andrew Deitz

Entrepreneur & Value Creation +
Talent Strategy Advisor


Riva Z. Robinson, MD

Founder Riva Wellness &
Functional Medicine Physician

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Miguel Villarreal

K-12 Foodservice Director & Industry Expert


Alan Glazer

Associate Counsel, American Dream


Dorothy Kilroy

Head of Community, Airbnb


JoAnn Stevelos

Public Health Advisor,
Metrics & Evaluation Expert, Author

Director of Compensation Committee

Jim Warren

Venture Capital

Philanthropic Leadership Board

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Marques Anderson

Co-Founder, Director, Ism.Earth


Natalia Bushyager

Strategic Advisor, Inspired ADUs

Stephanie Singleton

Founder and CEO, Prana Wellness


Daniel Erm

Co-Founder at E2 Global

Gina Garrubbo

President & CEO, National Public Media

Colleen Gregerson

Executive Director, Battery Powered

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Katrina Jefferson

Founder & Brand Strategist, Chica Intelligente

Dr. Hemalee Patel

Physician, Internal Medicine, One Medical

Julianna Richter

Global CEO of Public Relations, Ogilvy

Katie Rinder

Katie Rinder

Director Of Individual Giving at Bay Area Discovery Museum

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Erica Rozetti

General Counsel & Vice President of Business Development, Whole30

Benjamin Schmerler

Co-Founder & Managing Director,
SUNU Capital

Alisa Tantraphol

Managing Director, Americas West for The Philanthropy Workshop

Sara Wortman

Director of Business Development,
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"Let us be measured by how healthy we support the next generation to be."
Dr. Jordan Shlain, Chairman, Eat REAL Board