OUR TEAM MEMBERS

Experienced.  Knowledgeable.  Here to Help.

SHARON M. VESSELS

President & CEO – Co-Founder

Sharon manages all aspects of RL Food Testing Laboratory as well as ensuring RLFT is up to date on the various USDA and FDA regulations surrounding food labeling and testing.

Email
sharon@rlfoodtesting.com
Call
714-306-2937
Happy to help 8 am to 5 pm PST

MARYBETH FERRANTE, R.D.H.

Director of Operations

Marybeth holds a Bachelor of Science from Grand Rapids College and has been overseeing RL Food Testing operations for the last fifteen years.

Email
marybeth@rlfoodtesting.com
Call
313-550-6497
Happy to help 8 am to 3 pm EST

MARIA NICUSANTI

Director of Business Development

Maria has her BS degree in Communications from California State University. She is dedicated to preparing food manufacturers’ FDA compliance and Go-to-Market Plans. She values customer intimacy, exceeding sales goals and building network opportunities. Maria is a Bilingual Spanish Speaker

Email
maria@rlfoodtesting.com
Call
949-274-1902
Happy to help 8 am to 5 pm PST

BETH VESSELS

Director of Business Development

Beth has been with RL Food Testing for over 10 years and is our in house expert on FDA and USDA Nutrition Labeling.  She has attended extensive training and knowledge in the FDA and USDA Nutrition Labeling Guidelines and Esha Genesis R&D™ software for Food Labeling.

Beth enjoys working with Food Companies to better understand compliance with food industry guidelines and best ways to take their products to Retailers.   

Before coming to RL Food Testing, Beth worked as a National Account Management experience with the MASCO corporation and Black & Decker.

Email
beth@rlfoodtesting.com
Call
313-569-6189
Happy to help 8 am to 5 pm EST

ROGER LEGG

Co-founder and Senior Nutrition Chemist

Roger is the senior chemist at RL Food Testing Laboratory, one of the premiere food testing lab resources in the US. He graduated from UCLA with background in Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry

EMILY WALLACE

Customer Success Manager

Emily has a Bachelors degree from Loyola Marymount University in Liberal Arts with a minor in Chemistry. 20 years of experience in the Health and Safety field which includes field and laboratory experience in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Consultation, Quality Control, Training and Client Education.

Email
emily@rlfoodtesting.com
Call
562-448-8351

Happy to help 8 am to 5 pm PST

BRONTE BOYADZHAN

Director of Nutrition Labeling & Lab Operations

Bronte received her Bachelor of Science Degree from California State University, Northridge in Food Science. She creates FDA & Health Canada-Compliant Nutrition Facts Labels and restaurant menu nutrition reports. Bronte has extensive knowledge using ESHA Genesis and is a specialist in regulatory.

Email
bronte@rlfoodtesting.com
Call
818-749-2751
Happy to help 9 am to 5 pm PST

HARMAN KAUR

FDA Nutrition Label Technician

Harman received her Master of Science in
Nutrition Sciences from New Mexico State University and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences from New Mexico State University as well.

She has completed a yearlong dietetic internship in both clinical and community settings. She has also gained over 1200 hours of experience in assessing and counseling patients on nutrition and healthy eating habits. Her goal is to help others on their unique food journeys and to ensure everyone is informed about their food choices.

STEPHEN FARABAUGH

Staff Microbiologist

Stephen, a graduate from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and minor in Chemistry.  He also has his Master of Science in Microbiology and Pathobiology..

EMILY FONNESBECK, RD, CD, CLT

Registered Dietician

Emily is our food label expert and works to ensure compliance with new FDA guidelines.
Emily is a Registered Dietitian and graduate of Brigham Young University.

MURIEL ALLEN

FDA Nutrition Label Technician

Muriel creates FDA-compliant nutrition labels for our clients and contributes her know-how to the informational content on our website and in our newsletter. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Food Science from Brigham Young University.

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Our Clients

Chiquita Bananas
Paradise Bakery
Doctor Oz
Rockstar Energy Drink
Dirt Road Gourmet
Golden Edibles
Key Lime Dream Pie
Redbrick Pizza Cafe

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