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!
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 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 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.
She has led marketing 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.
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 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 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 Fresh Diet.
Her expertise encompasses medical nutrition therapy, weight management, diabetes and hypertension management, heart healthy eating and menu planning.
Barbie has worked with chefs and kitchen staff in clinical and community settings to plan and implement well balanced, high quality and nutritious menus. Her goal is to plan meals that promote optimal health while satisfying the taste buds.
“Fresh Diet is a modern and highly effective approach to eating healthy, portion controlled meals. It takes the guess work out of dieting and provides an excellent foundation for making long term healthy lifestyle changes. I am very enthusiastic to play a role in facilitating this process.”
Zalmi Duchman is the Founder of 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 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 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.