Deanne Brandstetter, MBA, RDN

Deanne Brandstetter

DEANNE BRANDSTETTER, MBA, RDN is vice president of nutrition and wellness for Envision Group, Compass Group, North America. A registered dietitian who holds a New York State license as a certified dietitian-nutritionist, Deanne he has over thirty years of experience in the food and nutrition business. In her role at Compass Group, she leads a team that coordinates wellness programs for foodservice clients and develops innovative and award-winning, cross-sector nutrition and wellness initiatives. She also directed the nutrition program for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, UT, as part of the Compass Olympics Lead Management Team. Deanne’s marketing background and passion for great food has fueled her goal of creatively translating medical and nutrition science into innovative, exciting food concepts for Compass Group customers. She earned an American Culinary Federation Silver medal for Healthy Cuisine, has authored numerous articles for professional and trade journals—including a module of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Labeling Certification Course—and has presented programs at the Society for FoodService Management, the ADA, Foodservice Director Magazine Menu Directions, Field to Plate-France, the National Restaurant Association (NRA), and the CIA-Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s World of Healthy Flavors leadership retreats. Deanne is a Culinary Institute of America fellow, a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Task Force on Menu Labeling, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nominating Committee, the International Food Information Council Board of Directors and Executive Board, the NRA Nutrition Executive Study Group, and the Norwalk Community College Advisory Board. She is also co-chair of the CIA Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative and the National Automatic Merchandising Association Nutrition Advisory Board. (Rye Brook, NY)