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Jeanna Ratnayake

Vice President, Operations- Contact

With more than 20 years industry experience. Jeanna has most recently served as Senior District Manager supporting the Aramark Education K-12 market across Arizona, Nevada, and Texas.  Throughout her career at Aramark, Jeanna has held positions of increasing responsibility in Higher Education, Healthcare and K-12 businesses. Jeanna is known for her ability to build strong performance-based relationships with her clients, evolving organizational cultures and driving outcomes to the highest levels. She attributes these strengths to her past leadership experiences in Aramark flagship business accounts such as Baylor University, Baylor Scott and White Healthcare System and Lewisville ISD.

In addition to her professional experience Jeanna is a passionate advocate for public education and causes benefiting children. Jeanna currently serves as the President of the Northwest ISD Education Foundation Board, member of the NISD Long Range Planning Committee and is an NISD Community Ambassador. She was a founding board member for the Castleberry Education Foundation, and formerly a member of the Lewisville Education Foundation Evening for Education Gala Committee, chairing the event décor and theme. Jeanna volunteers annually to support center improvements at the Buckner Children and Family Services Center in Dallas. She has previously served on the advisory board for Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity at Baylor University and supports their national philanthropy, CASA.

Jeanna has a BS in Hospitality Management and Public Relations from Kansas State University. She resides in North Texas with her husband and three children.

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Kyle Suerth

District Manager- Contact

Kyle has over 10 years of Food Service Management experience in K-12. He has worked in a variety of accounts around the country focusing on building innovative programs and strategic partnerships.

He attended Ashland University for both his Bachelor's in Business Administration as well as his MBA degree.

He is passionate about leading teams with purpose to help food insecure students get the quality meals they deserve.

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Thomas Sullivan

Unit Controller- Contact

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Jay Warren

Human Resource ManagerContact

Background in Child Nutrition 

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Johnna Flenoid

General Manager- Contact

Hospitality Management Professional with 16+ years of experience in the development, growth, and leadership of personnel. Expert in analyzing existing operations and implementing effective systems, strategies and processes to improve organizational performance. Accomplished in managing corporate finances and capturing sales opportunities to increase revenues and improve profit contributions. Proven leadership and work ethic. Successful history of resolving department issues and exceeding organizational goals.

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Brent Loving

Executive Chef- Contact

With 30+ years of experience Brent Loving is a graduate of El Centro/ ACF (accredited Culinary Apprenticeship program).

Brent has been featured in the food section of the Fort Worth Star Telegram, the cover of R&I, and Texas Traveler Magazine. 

 

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Katelyn Whittenburg

Marketing Manager- Contact

Recent graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration-Marketing degree from Tarleton State University. Katelyn has knowledge of the Food Service Management industry, with background in Higher Education. In addition to her professional experience, Katelyn has 5 years of sales knowledge. 

 

 

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Laurie Esposito

Community Relations Manager- Contact

Laurie has a MSSW-Social Work from the University of Texas.

In a company, her focus is on both the customers and the company’s employees.
In every role, she develops partnerships across multiple organizations to achieve a shared goal that benefits our communities.

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Ebonee Maxwell

Registered Dietitian- Contact

Driven Nutrition and Dietetics Professional with 9+ years of a broad range of experience in program development, health, and wellness counseling, monitoring nutrition, overseeing therapeutic diets, and patient education. Highly skilled in designing individualized plans to help clients achieve nutrition and weight loss goals, manage chronic diseases, and enhance personal wellness. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Stays abreast of the latest nutritional science research. My current experience encompasses multiple specialties within the Clinical Research industry. This includes: Budget Management care, menu planning and implementation, education and advocacy.

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Darlene Lopez-Monge

Registered Dietitian- Contact

Dietitian specialized in child and community nutrition experienced in management, customer service, clinical nutrition and school food service.

I hold a Human Nutrition bachelor's degree and Dietetics bachelors degree from Kansas State University.

I recently completed 1,200 hours of supervised dietetic practice through Utah State University earning 23 credits towards an MDA and became a Registered Dietitian.

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Reggie Miles

Food Service Director- Contact

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Crystal Cole

Eastside Area Supervisor- Contact

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Kathy Henson

Northeast Area Supervisor- Contact

The Northeast Area contains more than fifteen schools, serving a population of approximately 10,000 students. She joined the Child Nutrition Services Department in 2006. 

Mrs. Henson attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Foods, Nutrition and Institutional Administration.  Previously, she worked as a Site Supervisor for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) with Harris County Public Health in Houston, Texas where she was responsible for the administration of nutritional education and counseling to low-income individuals and families who are found to be at nutritional risk.  Other nutritional and food service related experiences include Health Specialist for Murray, Kentucky’s Head Start programs; Food Service Supervisor at City of Newport News, Virginia Department of Corrections and Juvenile Detention and Food Service Supervisor AMI Southwestern Medical Center in Lawton, Ok.  Mrs. Henson is a certified Food Service Supervisor.

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Terry Melaun

Northwest Area Supervisor- Contact

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Morris Grundy

South Central Area Supervisor- Contact

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Jennifer Jacobs

Southeast Area Supervisor- Contact

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Alicia Berry

Southside Area Supervisor- Contact

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Michael Hernandez

Westside Area Supervisor- Contact

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Stephanie Southall

Southwest Area Supervisor- Contact