Barb Hunt

​Managing Partner, Savor Safe Food

​​Barb comes to Savour Food Safety International, Inc. with over 30 years of food safety experience.  Early in her career, Barb worked in several food and water testing laboratories, as a technologist performing cultural techniques for indicator and pathogenic food and water-borne organisms. From 1995 to mid-2016 she was a member of Wendy’s International Quality Assurance team.  During her time at Wendy’s, she conducted hundreds of food safety audits in Wendy’s and Baja Fresh restaurants. She also provided food safety education to company and franchisee operators.


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Rod Wheeler

​Food Defense Expert

“Washington DC’s All Star Homicide Detective[1]” and “No Stranger to the Community[2]” are just two of the many ways Criminal Investigator and Crime Analyst Rod Wheeler has been described throughout his career.


Rod is the Founder of The Global Food Defense Institute, which serves the food, agricultural and chemical industry in protecting products against intentional, deliberate acts of tampering and adulteration as well as assisting companies protect their assets and employee safety procedures. 


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Donald (Don) L. Barrett

Food Safety Trainer/Consultant
Don began his food safety career in 1980 as a restaurant inspector at Columbus Public Health. During his 32 years at CPH, Don served as the Environmental Health Division’s Training Specialist and then Education/Training Coordinator. In the fall of 1988, Don began as an Instructor/Proctor of the ServSafe® Food Service Manager Certification Course when he joined Columbus State Community College as an adjunct professor in the Hospitality Management Program. In 1989, Aramark asked Don to provide ServSafe® courses for their operations around the state of Ohio. This grew into a consulting career during which Don provided ServSafe® Courses to companies throughout the state. It also led to his being the technical consultant for the creation of the Pathway to Food Safety Series published by the Ohio Grocers Association in 2001.


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Joe Kramer
Managing Partner

Joe joined Savor Safe Food with over 40 years of diverse work experience. Joe is the owner of Kramer Paint & Paper which he has had for 15 years. He is also the Director of Environmental Services for Sunrise Senior Living. An active member of his church, he is on the Capital Campaign Committee, Pastoral Council for the last 10 years, and is Parish Mission leader for Saint Mary Catholic Church. Joe has a bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management and an Associate's degree in Business Administration both from Tiffin University. He has been a member of the YMCA for over 30 years.

Premal Bhatt

Premal graduated from The Ohio State University's College of Public Health with his Master's degree and has worked in this field since graduation in 2014. Premal has worked as an epidemiologist, investigating communicable diseases at both the local health department and state health department levels. His experience in food safety began with his culminating project in graduate school, continued as a foodborne investigator as a graduate intern, and now as a public health employee and food safety trainer/epidemiologist with Savor Safe Food. During his graduate work Premal focused the majority of his time on investigating foodborne illness throughout the entire state of Ohio.

Miguel A. Manzano

Managing Partner, Savor Safe Food

​Miguel is a ServSafe® Certified Instructor/Proctor with 15+ years experience working in accounting and 8+ years working in customer service field. He is b​ilingual in English and Spanish. 

Gina (Nicholson) Kramer, RS/ REHS

Managing Partner, Savor Safe Food

Gina (Nicholson) Kramer, RS/REHS is the Executive Director of Savour Food Safety International, Inc.™ where she specializes in assisting companies in developing long-term food safety culture and behavior change programs starting with the top to the front line employee. She also specializes in internal and external food safety communication plans during times of crisis for food companies. She has developed a mentorship program for food safety professionals coaching them how to build a program that is a profit center not a cost center for their company. Gina works with companies on new products and technologies from ideation to commercialization that focuses on “improving food safety one GREAT idea at a time”. Miss Gina, formerly the Global Director of Retail Food Services for NSF International, lead NSF’s team of talented retail food safety experts for 3rd party auditing, consulting and technical services for major global retail brands such as Sodexo, HMS Host, T.G.I. Friday’s and Jack in the Box.


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Gerry Nunn

​Food Safety Coach/Partner

Gerry is an experienced coach, trainer, educator and a ServSafe® certified food safety professional with over 5 years food safety auditing experience. Gerry "the flying" Nunn developed a respectable reputation as one of the United States top 10 professional wakeboarders from 1998 - 2009. This career allowed him to obtain over seven different sponsors per season and travel around the world to participate in competitions and exhibitions. He is a role model that has over 15 years experience leading a successful professional career, special projects and programs. Gerry has a Bachelor of Science in Spanish Education with a Minor in Physical Education from Ashland University.

Richard M Williams II

Richard is an experienced trainer, educator, leader and a ServSafe [©] certified food safety professional with over 13 years of auditing experience. Williams is an OSHA Authorized
Outreach Trainer for Safety and Health Standards in General Industry, American Red Cross Instructor in Adult, Child, and Infant First Aid, CPR, and AED and an Emergency Medical Responder. He is also a Certified Pool Operator. Mr. Williams served in the United
States Marine Corps. and graduated from The Citadel with a B.A. in Political Science.

Vincent Fasone, RS, REHS

Managing Director, Savor Safe Food

Vincent Fasone is an experienced food safety expert, proven leader, trainer, and community liaison who has participated as a team member in two nationally awarded food protection programs. He received an award for having the Most Improved Food Safety scores from The Kroger Company based on overall scores of over 2,500 stores nationwide. Vincent has been a Bilingual Food Safety Specialist for Columbus Public Health, a Senior Global Account Manager at NSF International, a Senior Food Safety Manager at The Kroger Company, and has had several other esteemed positions. He is a ServSafe® Certified Instructor/Proctor, a registered Sanitarian with the State of Ohio, a registered Environmental Health Specialist with NEHA, and a member of the International Association for Food Protection and Ohio Association for Food Protection. Vincent has degrees from both The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and The Ohio State University.​


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Marcia Ginsberg

Food Safety Trainer/Consultant
Marcia has extensive teaching experience including positions as adjunct culinary instructor at Columbus State Community College and full time culinary instructor at the Columbus Culinary Institute.  She has also taught culinary skills to adult and young adult learners in vocational high school settings. Marcia is a ServSafe® Certified Instructor/Proctor. Chef Ginsberg is a 1996 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has worked in numerous restaurant and retail food settings.

Robert Kramer, RS/ REHS

Managing Partner, Savor Safe Food

Bob Kramer, former Supervisor of Food Safety for Columbus Public Health Department, is now the Director of Food Services and Food Safety for the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) and the Vice President of Savour Food Safety International, Inc. 


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​Company Philosphy

To provide extraordinary service to our clients, and be respected for our practical experience, credibility, integrity, and extensive technical knowledge.

Charles Colison, MS, RD

Food Safety Trainer

​​Charles Colison earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from University of Baltimore. He completed his dietetic traineeship at Baltimore County General Hospital with affiliations at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Union Memorial Hospital. Colison is a Registered Dietitian, licensed by Maryland Board of Dietetic Practice, and a Certified ServSafe® Instructor. He has held positions in clinical and administrative dietetics at Baltimore County General Hospital, Carroll County General Hospital, and the State of Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. He recently retired from the U.S. Army Reserve where he provided direct client nutrition services and managed nutrition care activities in both active-duty and reserve military hospitals.


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