Melanie Neumann, J.D., M.S.

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Melanie combines food safety and regulatory expertise with her legal expertise to build and deliver uniquely comprehensive solutions to her clients.  Melanie has applied her unique qualifications inside large multi-national companies, in legal practice and in large and boutique consulting practices, sharing her insight and expertise in risk mitigation, risk management, recall and crisis management and regulatory compliance to help clients address the challenges posed by global trade in a challenging and dynamically changing regulatory environment and manage the impact on producing safe food.  Melanie is a graduate of Mitchell-Hamline Law School, practicing food law and regulatory compliance for 20 years, and also holds an M.S. in Food Safety from Michigan State University.  She is an adjunct professor at Michigan State and Northeastern University.  Melanie is focused on the strategic development of services to ensure that our clients are able to manage the legal, regulatory and technical challenges in bringing safe food to market.