2020 CDMs of the Month

ANFP recognizes a CDM each month who has incorporated an innovative program or operational change in their facility/organization that has received positive results for the facility, staff, or residents. The following CDMs were recognized in 2020 for their work. 

January

Erica Frame

Name: Maggie Rowlands, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Dietary Services Manager

Employer: Pulaski Memorial Hospital

Job Location: Winamac, Indiana

Years at Current Facility: 11 years

Years in Current Position: 11 years

CDM Since: 2001

Read more about Maggie


February

Erica Frame

Name: Devon Tuck, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: CDM/Chef

Employer: Centra Health

Job Location: Bedford, Virginia

Years at Current Facility: 3 years

Years in Current Position: 2 years

CDM Since: 2017

Read more about Devon

March

Erica Frame

Name: Nehal Patel, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Senior Vice President of Dietary Services

Employer: Philosophy Care Centers

Job Location: New York, NY

Years at Current Facility: 21 years

Years in Current Position: 4 years

CDM Since: 2017

Read more about Nehal

April

Erica Frame

Name: Sherry Jacobson, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Culinary

Employer: Monarch Healthcare Management - The North Shore Estates

Job Location: Duluth, MN

Years at Current Facility: 5+ years

CDM Since: 2015

Read more about Sherry

May

Erica Frame

Name: Leticia Marin, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Food Service Manager

Employer: Neighborhood House Association

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Years at Current Facility: 13+ years
 
CDM Since: 2015

Read more about Leticia

June

Erica Frame

Name: Christian Lopez, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Assistant Chief of Production & Patient Dining
 
Employer: Orlando VA Healthcare System

Job Location: Orlando, FL

Years at Current Facility: 2 Years
 
CDM Since: 2017

Read more about Christian

July

Erica Frame

Name: Lorna Asay, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Nutrition Technical Services Systems Analyst
 
Employer: Intermountain Healthcare
 
Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT
 
Years at Current Facility: 2 Years
 
CDM Since: 2006

Read more about Lorna

August

Erica Frame

Name: Michael Marino, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Hospitality Services
 
Employer: Bayfront Health Seven Rivers
 
Job Location: Crystal River,  FL
 
Years at Current Facility: 27 Years
 
CDM Since: 2015

Read more about Michael

September

Erica Frame

Name: Antonino Gargano, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Food Production Manager
 
Employer: Eskenazi Hospital
 
Job Location: Indianapolis, IN
 
Years at Current Facility: 5 Years
 
CDM Since: 2019

Read more about Antonino

October

Erica Frame

Name: Roderick "Keon" Saylors, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Food & Nutrition Services 
 
Employer: High Shoals Health & Rehabilitation
 
Job Location: Bishop, GA
 
Years at Current Facility: 5 Years
 
CDM Since: 2019

Read more about Keon

November

Erica Frame

Name: Denise Choleva, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Food Service Manager
 
Employer: Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital
 
Job Location: Townshend, VT
 
Years at Current Facility: 22 Years
 
CDM Since: 2004

Read more about Denise

December

Thank you to all CDM, CFPPs! 

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