Oldways Team

Sara Baer-Sinnott

President, Oldways

Sara has been an instrumental figure at Oldways since its early days, joining the staff in 1992 to work on one of the...

Cynthia Harriman

Director of Food and Nutrition Strategies

A self-described "serial re-inventer," Cynthia has had a varied career, working at jobs as diverse as...

Rachel Greenstein

Communications Manager

Rachel has a passion for all things food and truly believes that food not only feeds the body but also feeds the soul....

Georgia Orcutt

Program Manager, Supermarket RD Symposium and Oldways Vegetarian Network

Georgia joined Oldways early in 2010 to work with our Mediterranean Foods Alliance program, and to add her voice to our...

Sarah Dwyer McMackin

Program Manager, African Heritage & Health

Sarah joined Oldways in 2011 and quickly became Program Manager for our African Heritage & Health Program. Growing...

Sade Anderson

Program Coordinator, African Heritage & Health

Sade considers herself a member of the global community but claims the DMV (The Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia...

Abby Sloane

Program and Financial Manager

Abby joined the Oldways team in mid-2011, delighted with the prospect of working within her passion. As Program and...

Deborah Plunkett

Program Manager, Oldways Nutrition Exchange

Deborah joined Oldways as Program Manager for the Oldways Nutrition Exchange (ONE) program in 2013.   Before...

Carlos Yescas

Program Director, Cheese of Choice Coalition

Carlos directs the Cheese of Choice Coalition, which supports the production and appreciation of artisan and...

Kelly Toups, MLA, RD, LDN

Program Manager, Whole Grains Council

Kelly joined Oldways as Program Manager of the Whole Grains Council in the summer of 2014. A native Texan, Kelly...

Harley Songin

Stamp Program Manager, Whole Grains Council

Harley joined Oldways in the fall of 2014 and is now the Stamp Program Manager for The Whole Grains Council. She...

Joan Kelley

Manager of Graphics and Website

Joan joined Oldways in 2011 to design and manage the organization’s publications and Web site. Joan has been a...

Lara Bertoia

Program Assistant / Office Manager

Lara joined the Oldways team in 2015 as Office Manager. In this role, her goal is to help make the office function...

Kyle Potvin

Media Strategist (consulting)

Kyle works closely with Oldways to create and communicate important health messages designed to help change the way...

Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD

Oldways Registered Dietitian (consulting)

Janice brings years of experience as a Registered Dietitian to her work advising Oldways programs. She is a nutrition...

Barbara Ruhs, MS, RDN

Coordinator, Oldways Supermarket Dietitian Symposium (consulting)

Barbara Ruhs is a Phoenix, Arizona-based registered dietitian and licensed dietitian/nutritionist specializing in...

Sharon Palmer, RD

Consulting Dietitian, Oldways Vegetarian Network

Sharon has created a career based on combining her two great loves: food and writing. As a registered dietitian with 16...

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