Meet the team

Alex & Harlee
Nate & Mim
Zach
Wenzhe
Hannah & Abe
Jessica & Kylo
KC
Kevin
Matt
Melanie
Dan
Jasmine
Shana & Winnie
John
Kyle
Cindy
Dan
Benoit & Sydney
Ryan
Lynn
Jennifer
DeNisha
Cory
Trevor
Boo Boo
Joe
Aimee & Mendo

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.