Associates

Bridging the fields of health and nutrition to food companies, consumers and healthcare™

Ruth & Her Team

Registered dietitians, spokespersons, fitness instructors, executive chefs, physicians, nutritionists, wellness educators and public relations experts.

Ruth Lahmayer Chipps, MS, RD, President – A leading voice in the field of health and wellness, Ruth is a registered dietitian, SAG actor, national media spokesperson and fitness instructor. She has made hundreds of TV appearances in addition to hosting a weekly health segment that aired for 15 years on ABC and CBS-TV in the upper Midwest. In addition to a flourishing career as a nutritionist in media & marketing, Ruth has counseled patients and branded wellness programs for healthcare institutions for over 17 years.

KieraKiera Kelly, Public Relations Director – Kiera brings to Lahmayer & Associates over 13 years of experience in agency and corporate public relations with Fortune 500 companies and global brands. Her expertise extends to the strategic development of global healthcare and consumer campaigns with a focus on media relations, consumer awareness plans and new product launches. Our public relations clients have found Kiera to be a powerful asset.

Chef ThomasChef Thomas Sacksteder, CEC – Chef Thomas is a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, in New York and is a Certified Executive Chef. Originally from Ohio, his professional experience spans from fine dining, to corporate food service, healthcare, and private yachts. Chef Thomas has made numerous television appearances, writes food articles and entertains large groups with his culinary seminars. He brings his love for food to every project he does with his philosophy of “Good food, good health, good Life!”

LisaLisa Cohn, MMSc, MEd, RD – Lisa is our New York City based registered dietitian and nutritionist. She specializes in media spokesperson appearances in the area of nutrition science, chronic disease management, wellness, health promotion, weight management, food technology and food product development. Her strong medical science background (Masters in Medical Science) and confident on-camera skills makes her a saught after media resource, and expert television spokesperson.

ShanaShana Hussin, RD, CD – Shana is a fitness instructor, registered dietitian, and nutritionist, providing on-camera services for commercials and spokesperson opportunities. Located in Wisconsin, she has a strong background in sports nutrition, weight management, and pediatric nutrition.