Arinn is a Registered Dietitian with over 18 years experience working in pediatrics and with children with special health care needs. She received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Human Nutrition from Colorado State University. In the past Arinn has worked as an acute care inpatient dietitian at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, as well as in the area of outpatient weight management at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Currently, Arinn is a dietitian for the Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Oral Feeding Clinic. She has presented in the community and at multiple conferences to share her expertise, and she trains dietitians at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver. In addition to her professional role, Arinn has served on the Board of Trustees of Denver Academy of Torah, a K-12 Jewish Day School in metro Denver, and on the Board of Directors of Camp Ramah in the Rockies, where she focused her efforts on ensuring the nutritional adequacy of a healthy, sustainable, and eco-friendly diet for hundreds of campers and staff. Arinn has a personal interest in the area of food allergy as her son had life-threatening food allergies diagnosed in infancy and continuing until age 13.
Brad is excited to join the Advisory Board of ASK. For Brad, food allergies hit somewhat close to home, with two of his nephews having severe allergies. Brad and his wife, Margo who is a registered dietitian, live with their two young boys in Glenview, IL. Not surprisingly, the topic of food allergies comes up frequently at school, play-dates, and kid’s activities – which has driven Brad’s desire to help ASK.
Brad brings over 25 years of client and consulting experience building leading brands and delivering profitable growth on his businesses and for his clients. Over the past several years at IRI, Brad has worked with smaller companies, tasked with growing brand awareness and market penetration on limited budgets. Prior to IRI, Brad worked with management consulting firms Prophet and Zyman Group, and in brand management at SC Johnson and Best Foods. A graduate of Georgetown University with a BS in Finance, Brad earned his MBA at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a concentration in Marketing and Corporate Strategy.
With his background in growing brands, coupled with his personal experiences, Brad is excited to advise and help expand ASK’s impact in the community.
Cheryl Miller is the Assistant Dean of Business and Operation for the University of Denver Sturm College. Prior to higher education, Cheryl’s served in various roles in the K12 education and nonprofit sectors. Throughout her career she has advocated for educational access, equity, and opportunity for all students and communities. Cheryl has served at the President and CEO of RMC Health, and the Chief Operating and Financial Officer for mindSpark Learning.
Prior to moving to the nonprofit sector, Cheryl served as the Assistant Director of Grants and Federal Programs for Aurora Public Schools. At the Colorado Department of Education, Cheryl worked in the Federal Programs unit and directed the annual distribution of federal education funding to local districts.
Cheryl attended the University of Michigan where she graduated with High Distinction with a degree in English Language and Literature and Secondary Education Certification. She is also a graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and was admitted to the Order of St. Ives. Upon graduation, she had the honor of clerking for the Colorado Court of Appeals. Cheryl is a graduate of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation’s Leadership Denver and Civic DNA Fellows programs.
ASK’s mission is both professional and personal for Cheryl. Cheryl has two school age children with food allergies. Cheryl champions the importance of creating safe and supportive environments for young people in order for them to thrive academically and socially. Ensuring an allergy safe environment is not a nicety, it is a necessity.