Originally from Florida, Martha enlisted in the US Navy after high school and worked in the cryptology field. During this time Martha found a passion for nutrition through her travels and exploration of different cultures and countries. After she was honorably discharged she moved to California to pursue her formal education in nutrition in order to become a Registered Dietitian. Martha completed her undergrad in dietetics with a minor in biology at California State University, Sacramento where she then continued to her dietetic internship. Martha continued her pursuit of education and completed her Master of Science in nutrition at Stony Brook University.
Martha works with many active populations, but really enjoys helping all people discover what a healthy and active lifestyle can look like when tailored to their needs and current level of health. Martha’s nutrition philosophy is to enjoy real food in a way that supports your health goals. Martha is also active in the dietetic professional community, she is currently serving as the Vice President of Member Services and Benefits for the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2019-2020). She has previously served as the President of the California Academy Northern Area District (2017-2018) and other district positions held were President-Elect (2016-2017), Website Chair (2018-2019), and Student Liaison (2013-2014). In 2017 Martha was awarded the “Young Dietitian of the Year” award by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.