Behind the success of The Fresh Diet, is a devoted team of hard-working individuals. Every one of them is dedicated to providing the highest level of service and best possible experience for their customers. With the combined backgrounds, know-how and natural talent each member brings to the Fresh table, they have built The Fresh Diet into the triumph it is today. Meet the executive officers behind the great green bag.
Zalmi Duchman is the Founder of The Fresh Diet. He began operations on January 1, 2006, with three clients. While Zalmi "shopped and dropped," his wife "cooked and packed."read more
Zalmi Duchman is the Founder of The Fresh Diet. He began operations on January 1, 2006, with three clients. While Zalmi "shopped and dropped," his wife "cooked and packed." Today, Zalmi has grown his business to become the largest US food producer in the freshly-prepared, daily delivery category - which now delivers meal plans to thousands of clients nationwide.
Consequently, Zalmi and The Fresh Diet have earned numerous prestigious accolades over the years, including making the Inc. 500 list consecutively in 2010 and 2011, The Forbes Top 20 Most Promising US Companies List in November of 2011, as well as being an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Nominee in both 2011 and 2009.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Zalmi has lived in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Israel. He attended school in Miami until reaching high school. He then attended a Yeshiva boarding school in Los Angeles where he met his roommate, Yosef Schwartz with whom he started The Fresh Diet with. Zalmi is a board member of the PSF Friendship Circle, a special needs children charity. Zalmi married his wife Leah in June, 2001 and has three children.
Bryan Janeczko is a successful pioneer in the fresh meal space and a highly regarded food tech executive. He is passionate about fueling healthier living and creating transformational experiences for individuals.read more
Bryan Janeczko is a successful pioneer in the fresh meal space and a highly regarded food tech executive. He is passionate about fueling healthier living and creating transformational experiences for individuals. As a health and wellness advocate, he brings his genuine desire to help Fresh Diet customers achieve their goals of living better lives.
With more than 15 years of proven leadership experience and a strong track record, from J.P. Morgan to NuKitchen, he has success in developing innovative solutions in the direct to consumer meal delivery space. Bryan brings a highly regarded wealth of knowledge and a history of success to Fresh Diet!
As Chief Culinary Officer, Silvia’s focus is to ensure that the Fresh Diet provides its clients with the highest quality chef prepared healthy and gourmet meals to help them meet their transformational goals.read more
Silvia De Antonio brings 19 years of experience in culinary management, research and development, in addition to experiences as a culinary instructor and on a television cooking show.
Her exceptional background aligns perfectly with the Fresh Diet’s core mission to provide our clients with the freshest, most nutritious meals that are well-balanced and sourced from the finest ingredients available.
“Working with the Fresh Diet is a wonderful opportunity to use my global culinary experience to bring flavors from around the world for our clients to experience in the comfort of their own homes, and make healthy eating an enjoyable way of life.”
Linda has spent her career managing the interplay between the science and art of marketing in both public and private organizations. Her career spans startup, middle market and Fortune 500 companies in all facets of marketing, from marketing plan development to lead generation, brand strategy to advertising and media execution, and marketing communications to marketing analytics.read more
Linda’s extensive background includes having built and administered budgets of more than $100M, as well as effectively managing, multi-million dollar campaigns. She has worked in a number of industries including Education, (Bridgepoint, Kaplan and Colloquy) Transportation and Logistics (DHL), Human Resources and Information Technology (GNeil) and Hospitality (Kerzner International Resorts).
Linda has been a contributor to Fortune/CNN in the area of Leadership and Management. In addition to her role as Chief Marketing Officer at the Fresh Diet, she also serves as an advisor to Maverixlab and YouTern.
Vojkan Dimitrijevic has over 15 years of financial and strategic leadership experience in education, technology and media sectors. Most recently, he oversaw finance and planning for 100+read more
Vojkan Dimitrijevic has over 15 years of financial and strategic leadership experience in education, technology and media sectors. Most recently, he oversaw finance and planning for 100+ businesses with cumulative revenue of over $300 million for Florida International University.
Prior to that, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of second-stage companies and also led corporate operations and planning for joint ventures generating over $80 million annually for Discovery television brands. Vojkan brings a proven record of implementing financial discipline, planning strategic initiatives and driving growth.
Asif Syed has over 26 years of experience at all levels of the food service industry. Prior to joining Fresh Diet®, he served as Vice President of Pindico LLC, a consulting firm, where he advised executives around the world onread more
Asif Syed has over 26 years of experience at all levels of the food service industry. Prior to joining The Fresh Diet®, he served as Vice President of Pindico LLC, a consulting firm, where he advised executives around the world on improving their operations and seeking out new business opportunities.
Previously, Asif held several positions with Burger King Holdings, including Head of Operations for the Asia Pacific Region, with 736 restaurants, and Senior Director, Operations Excellence, for 8750 restaurants in the Americas and the Caribbean.
Roy Heggland received his BS in Mathematics from the University of Hartford in 1973 and his JD from Rutgers Law School in 1980. He began his legal career that year in private practice in New Jerseyread more
Roy Heggland received his BS in Mathematics from the University of Hartford in 1973 and his JD from Rutgers Law School in 1980. He began his legal career that year in private practice in New Jersey with Ravin Davis & Sweet, PA, a corporate, commercial and estate planning law firm. In 1983, he began working as staff counsel for AT&T until 1986 when he became Vice-President and General Counsel and a member of the executive team of Auxton Computer Enterprises, Inc., in Maitland, Florida.
He became Vice-President and General Counsel of Cincinnati Bell Information Systems, Inc., following its purchase of Auxton in 1987. In 1996, Mr. Heggland was named Senior Vice-President and Counsel to Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG), the successor to Cincinnati Bell Information Systems, Inc., where he also served as a member of the executive committee of Convergys Information Management Group. At the time, Convergys was the world’s largest telecommunications software and customer management firm with a market cap of over $4 billion.
Mr. Heggland left Convergys in 2000 to pursue other interests, including returning to private practice. He has served as counsel to a number of small Florida-based companies. In July of 2013, Mr. Heggland was named General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer of The Fresh Diet.
Arley Betteridge Hunt began her career at the Fresh Diet in December 2008. She was a pioneer Customer Service and Sales team member and has since held positions in most departments within the company including Operations, IT and Marketing.read more
Arley Betteridge Hunt began her career at the Fresh Diet in December 2008. She was a pioneer Customer Service and Sales team member and has since held positions in most departments within the company including Operations, IT and Marketing.
Her knowledge and understanding of the Fresh Diet is only outweighed by her passion for the company!
Arley is innovative and constantly challenging the status quo. She has been successful in driving significant change and implementing numerous strategic business initiatives. Her persistence and tenacity have earned her the affectionate nickname “Arley-Badger” from her colleagues.
Trishna offers clients nutritional guidance on how The Fresh Diet meal plans fit their dietary needs. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition, and has completed a 9-month supervised practice with the Florida Department of Health.read more
Trishna’s experience includes: Miami VA Healthcare System, Miami Children’s Hospital, Florida Department of Health WIC Programs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Food and Nutrition Program. Trishna’s experience and knowledge makes her an expert on providing guidance with any of our weight loss diet meal delivery plans.
“My passion is based on nutritional approaches to healthy eating, wellness and access to healthy foods. I hope to educate and create a culture of good nutrition,” said Trishna
Optimize your weight loss diet meal plan with Trishna’s help, so you can achieve your goals. Whether it’s to lose weight, feel better or adjust to a healthier way of eating, The Fresh Diet’s diet meal plans will help you reach your goals.