Who We Are

Meet the Kellogg’s Know Team of Nutrition Professionals

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.

Kristen Germana, MBA, RDN
Sr. Nutrition Marketing Business Partner



"All food fits."

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David Grotto, MS, RDN, LDN
Sr Nutrition Marketing Business Partner, Specialty Channels

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

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Sarah Woodside, MS, RD
Sr Nutrition Business Partner, Nutrition Marketing

"Enjoy all foods in moderation."

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Melanie Hall, MS, RD
Sr Nutrition Business Partner, Nutrition Marketing

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

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Stacey Krawczyk, MS, RD
Sr Nutrition Business Partner, Nutrition Marketing

"Food is more than just nutrients – eating is also meant to be enjoyed, shared
and savored. It is woven through our memories, culture and traditions."


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Pat Felt-Gunderson, MS, RD, LD
Nutrition Business Partner, Nutrition Marketing

"Everything in moderation; nothing in excess."

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Courtney Placinta, MPH, RD
Nutrition Business Partner, Nutrition Marketing

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


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Mindy Hamilton-Smith, MSNW
Assistant Nutrition Marketing Manager,
Nutrition Marketing


"Try not to get overwhelmed by the big picture; the small changes
tend to make the biggest difference"


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Jessica Gutsue, MA, RDN
Senior Consumer Specialist,
Consumer Affairs


"Little by little, a little becomes a lot."

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Linda Goldman, RD
Special K Brand Service Steward, 
Consumer Affairs


"Eat well, be well."

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Setsuko Kamotani, MS, RD
Associate Manager,
Consumer Affairs


"No single food will make or break good health. But the kinds of food you
choose day in and day out have a major impact."
-Walter Willet

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Donna Thede, PhD, RD
Director of Global Nutrition and Scientific Affairs,
Government Relations Business Partner


"Feel and look good on the inside and outside by taking as much (or more)
time to plan your meals and snacks as you do in deciding on your outfit and
activities for the day."


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Shweta Ingle, MS, MA, RD
Assistant Scientist,
Nutrition Labeling & Regulatory Compliance


"You are what you eat."

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Sarah Ludmer, RD

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

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Every year adds a new chapter to our story.

1894

Kellogg brothers discover how to make flaked cereal

1906

W.K. Kellogg brings consumers the world’s first ready-to-eat cereal

1915

First high-fiber cereal

1923

Kellogg hires the first full time Dietitian to work in the food industry

1930

Kellogg pioneers the printing of nutrition, recipes and product info on packages

1938

The first ready-to-eat cereal fortified with B vitamins arrives in stores

1955

Kellogg unveils the first high-protein cereal on the market

1966

First food manufacturer to voluntarily list amounts of sugar

1997

Nutrition facts appear on the front of a U.S. cereal box for the first time

2007

Kellogg Global Nutrient Criteria introduced to guide marketing to children ages 6-11

2011

The first 100% brown rice, Gluten Free, cereal hits the shelves

2013

Offers more cereals that include 8 grams of whole grains and are at least a good source of fiber than any other U.S. food company

2014

Cereal Relevance Messaging: Protein to rebuild, grains to refuel