TAMAR GENGER MA, RD
CHEF LAURA FRANKEL
KNi Advisory Board
Ilya Welfeld is the Chief PR Officer and owner of Seymour Public Relations, a boutique PR firm based in New Jersey servicing clients nationally. Seymour maintains an expertise in food, beverage, health and wellness and baby and kids products, with an impressive client roster including Sabra Dipping Company; Toufayan Bakeries; Goodie Girl Cookies; Bivona & Co kids furniture; and lifestyle expert Sara Leibowitz. Founded in 2003, Welfeld created a unique agency model that allows for a deeply personal and creative approach to shaping strategies, solving business challenges, connecting authentically with key influencers and using key insights to develop effective and successful communications programs.
R. Joshua Whitton has been the Vice President of Marketing for Orchard Supply Hardware since January 2017 and previously held the position of Chief Marketing Officer, Grocery, Drug, Health, Wellness, and Pharmacy for Sears Holdings Corporation from October 2013 to December 2016. Mr. Whitton led the marketing efforts for Save Mart Supermarkets, a regional grocer with four retail banners, from 2011 to 2013 after spending six years at Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. where he held several positions in communications, crisis management, advertising, and marketing. Mr. Whitton holds and B.A. from the University of West Florida and an MA.Ed from the University of Phoenix as well as continued post-graduate coursework from Webster University.
Karen Geller–Hittleman is the Chief Operating Officer at the CP Nassau Association since 1998. Founded in 1948, CP Nassau is a health care agency that provides services to over 1,800 children and adults with disabilities. Ms. Geller–Hittleman’s primary responsibilities are to oversee the daily operations of the children’s program, the four adult programs, the residential programs and the medical clinic. Ms. Geller-Hittleman provides financial oversight to the Agency and leads strategic planning initiatives, business alliances, Board development and staff training. She holds a BA and MSW from Adelphi University.
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