At Healthy Family Project, we are on a mission to create a healthier generation and help families live their healthiest life, all while giving back. With more than 50 years of combined experience in food, grocery and community outreach, our team of seasoned professionals works passionately to implement meaningful and impactful campaigns.

More than that, we are a team of parents with children ranging from infants to high school who bring real-world experience and expertise to all that we do. 

Please feel free to contact us to find out more or inquire about how we can serve you better!

Trish James | Vice President

Trish is a grocery industry veteran of 15 years, specifically in the produce industry for nine, working alongside health-conscious brands. Trish is the mom of two very active boys and passionate about helping others, especially in her community, which is why she appreciates the work we do at Healthy Family Project. She can be found volunteering weekly at her local food bank. Trish loves providing useful, relevant, and realistic resources to Healthy Family Project followers – no parent-shaming, just inspiring new habits and celebrating wins.

Amanda Keefer | Managing Director

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls, a boxer dog and an African tortoises. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on our Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

Lesley Daniels | Account Development Director

Lesley got her first taste for the food industry over 10 years ago at Heinz. Her finance and communication skills gave her an opportunity to explore many roles within their supply chain and procurement teams. Years later, she took her passion for creating and marketing food to Giant Eagle to source and develop their private label brands. At Healthy Family Project, Lesley serves as the keystone between our retail partners and growers. As the mom of two daring boys and the wife of a passionate outdoorsmen, Lesley is always searching for healthy and delicious ways to fuel their next family biking or hiking adventure.

Tracy Shaw | Digital Marketing Manager

Tracy is mom to two busy teenagers that are now getting more involved in the kitchen and taking an interest in healthy foods. She has been a part of the Healthy Family Project family for over 7 years. Tracy now oversees all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, website and email marketing.  She has a passion for helping others, supporting farmers, and healthy cooking, which you will see in her recipe creations here at Healthy Family Project and partners. You can also find her at

Grace Vilches Boga | Marketing Coordinator

With a passion for healthy eating and digital marketing, Grace found her perfect match with the Healthy Family Project team. A south Florida native, Grace grew up in Miami surrounded by delicious Cuban food and a love for family. Grace is the Healthy Family Project in-house video production guru working to bring partner’s products and brands to life. You will often see Grace on our Instagram Story sharing the latest food trends, news on the latest Healthy Family Project promotions and meal prep ideas. When she’s not working she’s looking for the newest foodie spots with her husband and mini Australian shepherd, Ollie.

Jamie Kilgore | Sales Assistant

Jamie has had a focus on sales, account management, and customer success for over 15 years.  She strives in creating lasting partnerships, and loves being a part of an organization that gives back. With a love for healthy baking and cooking Healthy Family Project is a perfect fit. Jamie is the mom of two wonderful boys that thankfully love to try new things! Boating, travel, and a great garage sale keeps life exciting.

Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD | Official Registered Dietitian

Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian, author, and mom of two boys. She blogs at, a “no-judgement zone” for feeding families. She is the author of two books, The 101 Healthiest Foods For Kids, a guidebook to the best whole foods for kids, and Cooking Light Dinnertime Survival Guide, a cookbook for busy families. An award-winning reporter and writer, Sally serves as a Contributing Editor for Parents magazine and a blogger for WebMD. Her writing has been published in magazines including Prevention, Health, Family Circle, Eating Well, Fitness, and Shape.

Julie Harrington, RD | Food Rx Host

Julie is a registered dietitian, chef, and author of, committed to helping people gain confidence in the kitchen to create nourishing meals. She is the author of The Healing Soup Cookbook, hearty recipes to boost immunity and restore health. She also loves teaching kids culinary classes to encourage healthy eating habits at a young age. Catch her each month as host of our Food Rx series, talking all about food as medicine.