Meet the team

Alex Jarrell & Harlee
Nate Phillips & Mim
Zach Phillips
Wenzhe Gao
Hannah White & Abe
Jessica Siasoco & Kylo
Julia Van Broek & Tobey
KC Mulligan
Kevin Campbell
Matt Stollenwerk
Melanie De Anda
Dan Massey
Jasmine Jackson
Shana Kordi
John Catapano
Kyle Bunthuwong
Cindy Quach
Dan Miller

Staff Experts

Dr. Justin Shmalberg

Chief Nutrition Officer, NomNomNow

Dr. Justin Shmalberg is NomNomNow’s Chief Nutrition Officer, and one of less than 100 board-certified specialists in small animal clinical nutrition in the country. He guides NomNomNow in all recipe formulation and advises on pet nutrition to ensure that NomNomNow delivers the absolute best food to the dogs and cats they serve.

Dr. Ryan Honaker

Director of Microbiology, NomNomNow

Dr. Ryan Honaker is the Director of Microbiology at NomNomNow. He is an expert in microbiome manipulation, infection therapeutics, and microbial community profiling, with a Ph.D from the University of Colorado, Denver, and was a post-doctoral fellow in the Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University.

Science Advisory Board

Dr. Jan Suchodolski

Associate Professor and Associate Director of the GI Lab, Texas A&M University

Jan Suchodolski serves as Associate Professor and Associate Director of the GI Lab at Texas A&M University, where he is studying the effects of therapeutic (diet and pro- and prebiotics) interventions on the dog and cat metagenome and metabolome, including bile acid metabolism, for diagnostic and therapeutic application in animals with intestinal disease.

Dr. Kelly Swanson

Kraft Heinz Company Endowed Professor in Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Kelly Swanson is an expert in companion animal nutrition, nutrigenomics and microbiomics, and his research is focused on the effects of nutritional intervention on health outcomes, identifying mechanisms by which nutrients impact gastrointestinal microbiota, host gene expression, and host physiology, with primary emphasis on gastrointestinal health and obesity.