We’re women-owned, science-led, and mother-centered.

Michelle Egger 

Co-Founder & CEO

Leila Strickland, PhD

Co-Founder & CSO

Kelli Reifschneider

Chief of Staff

Malika Boukhelifa, PhD

Cell & Tissue Development Lead

Claire O'Brien, PhD

Human Milk Regulatory Lead

Charlotte Fron

Communications & Engagement Associate

Holland Pritchett
Lab Operations Manager

Alex Kleinman

Cellular Research Associate

Victoria Slaughter

Assay Development Specialist

Akshay Narkhede, PhD

BioProcess Engineering Associate

Rohan Rajeev 

Business Strategy Student Associate

Katariina Koivusaari 
Regulatory Student Associate

Daniel S. Ruben 

Business Advisor

Shazi Visram

Business Advisor

Kurt Dornauer 

Technical Advisor

Student Associates

Sarah Piephoff 
Social Media Student Associate

Luqman Issah
Bioengineering Student Associate

Caroline Dau
Summer Lab Associate

Rachel  Somavarapu
Computer Science Student Associate

Shannon Kelleher, PhD

Professor,

Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Susan Sharfstein, PhD 

Professor,

Department of Nanobioscience,

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Zakiyah Williams, MPH, IBCLC

Lactation Services Manager, Stanford Children's Health

Linda Arterburn, PhD

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Provention Bio

Marc Masor, PhD

Past Director,

Clinical Nutrition Research,

Abbott Laboratories

Massimo Bionaz, PhD

Associate Professor,

College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University

Elizabeth Brownell, PhD

Associate Professor,

School of Nursing & Dpt of Pediatrics,

University of Texas

Health Science Center

Jennifer Smilowitz, PhD

Associate Director,

Human Studies Research at

Foods for Health Institute,

UC Davis

Technical Advisors