A self-professed food science nerd, Mandy has nearly 20 years of experience in food quality and safety, and holds a number of certifications including SQF Practitioner, Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI), Food Safety Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Manager, Food Defense Coordinator, and Six Sigma Green Belt. Prior to joining PetDine, she helped develop and maintain quality and food safety systems for the craft beer industry.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in fisheries biology and a master’s degree in food science/safety and human nutrition, and is currently working toward her Ph.D. in food science/safety. Mandy is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC), and Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA).
To unwind, she hangs out with her family, including Sage (black lab), LuLu (chihuahua), Pickle (boston terrier), and Bubbles (goldfish).