Who We Are

Kellogg was the first food company to hire a registered dietitian in 1923. Since then, the company continues to support the contribution of dietitians and nutritionists.

Meet the Kellogg’s Team of Nutrition Professionals

Sarah Ludmer, RD  

Director, Nutrition Activation

"Eat to live positively without sacrificing taste or enjoyment of food."

What is your favorite part of your job? I truly believe I help more people in this job than any other. The projects I work on make a significant positive contribution to our overall health, and affect the foods people choose to put in their cupboards around the world.

Melanie Hall, MS, RD

Sr Nutrition Business Partner

"Nutrition doesn't have to be complicated or expensive."

What is your favorite part of your job? I manage all of our WIC program partnerships and support our sales teams’ in-store health and wellness activations. 

Courtney Placinta, MPH, RD 

Nutrition Business Partner

"Good nutrition doesn’t have to be boring or hard. Lots of fiber, lots of fruits and veggies, and all other things in moderation!"

What is your favorite part of your job? I love that every day is different, and working with such a diverse and dedicated team who are passionate about helping our foods have those ingredients and nutrients that consumers are looking for.

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Kati Kauffman, RDN 

Nutrition Business Partner

"Don’t worry about conforming to one diet pattern, being flexible is your best bet for success."

What is your favorite part of your job? Kellogg foods and brands have so much tradition behind them, so it’s inspiring to be working to improve the nutrition of your childhood favorites. 

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David Grotto, MS, RDN, LDN

Sr Nutrition Business Partner

"Tailored nutrition is key. One size does not fit all."

What is your favorite part of your job? I love being an integral partner in promoting health via foods and nutrition programs that meet higher standards being set forth in K-12, Health Care, Lodging, Military, Restaurants and Convenience store channels.

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Anna Veselovsky

Anna Veselovsky, MBA 

Nutrition Business Partner 

"Food is our common ground, a universal experience."

What is your favorite part of your job/working for Kellogg? I love that my role allows me to combine my passion for both nutrition and business. At Kellogg, I have the opportunity to focus on integrating science, health, and wellness into our legendary brands that impact people around the world.

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Barry Brothers, MS, RDN

Manager, Nutrition Claims

"Eat to perform."

What is your role? Manage both Nutrition Claims Process & Defensive Patent Process.

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Linda Goldman, RD 

Special K Brand Service Steward, Consumer Affairs

"Eat well, be well."

What is your favorite part of your job? I love the atmosphere at Kelloggs - the attitude and work ethic of the Kellogg family is outstanding. I also enjoy the variety. I work in Consumer Affairs, which involves a number of responsibilities, one of which is providing answers to the many nutrition questions our consumers send our way. The job also involves coordinating with a variety of teams in research, innovation and marketing to bring the voice of the consumer to them to help product development to create products that will delight our consumers.

Shweta Ingle, MS, MA, RD 

Scientist, Nutrition Labeling & Regulatory Compliance 

"You are what you eat."

What is your favorite part of your job? The tremendous learning opportunity presented by cross-functional interaction, the real-time impact of my actions on the business and great colleagues.

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