Glen R. Providence serves as the Executive Director for Hebni Nutrition Consultants, Inc. In his role, he is responsible for agency leadership, fundraising and development support, marketing, and agency growth. Mr. Providence has B.A. in Communications from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and has an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from St. Bonaventure University.
RONIECE WEAVER, MS, RD, LD
Founding Partner, Director of Agency Operations
Roniece is a founding partner and Director of Agency Operations for Hebni Nutrition Consultants, a creator of the original Soul Food Pyramid and the Soul Food Plate, culturally sensitive food educational tools. Mrs. Weaver and her team are closely connected to delivering a variety of health models to underserved communities living in food deserts.
Mrs. Weaver provides educational seminars to many health care organizations across the country. She was awarded her B.S. in Food Science/Human Nutrition from the University of Florida, and received a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from the University of Saint Francis.
FABIOLA GAINES, RD, LD
Founding Partner, Director of Nutrition Services
Fabiola is a founding partner who currently serves as the Director of Nutrition Services for Hebni Nutrition Consultants, Inc. Along with Roniece Weaver, Ms. Gaines has co-authored several wellness books. “The New Soul Food Cookbook for People with Diabetes”, “Slim Down Sister”, “Month of Meals,” Family Style Soul Food, Healthy Soul Food, and their newest 3rd edition book to be released soon with the American Diabetes Association.
Nutrition Program Manager
Celines is a Registered Dietitian at Hebni responsible for data collection analysis of community health and nutrition projects. In addition, Celines facilitates nutrition education programming and content in Spanish and English to better meet the needs of our diverse community. In addition to her Bachelors of Science in Molecular Biology from the University of Central Florida, Celines also holds a Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Florida International University and an Associates of Science in Culinary Arts.
AMANDA MAHALERIS, MS, RDN, LDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Amanda is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Hebni Nutrition Consultants Inc. With a special interest in community nutrition, Amanda aims to help individuals of all ages reduce their risk for preventable chronic illness through dietary changes by educating using science-based information. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida and worked in the public-school system before attaining a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Alabama.
Lindy N. Snyder serves as the Grants Manager for Hebni Nutrition Consultants, Inc. In her role, she is primarily responsible for securing program and operational funds through grant writing activities. Ms. Snyder also assists with program development, budgets, and evaluation strategies. Ms. Snyder has a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of Central Florida, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida. Mrs. Snyder has been working with Hebni since 1996.
ROJEAN WILLIAMS, MS, RD/LD
Rojean serves as Wellness Consultant for Hebni Nutrition Consultants Inc. and health educator for the federal government. Rojean has well over 30 years of professional training and experience in promoting and implementing health and wellness to various populations all over the country. Believing in the power to change, Rojean encourages individuals to focus on their personal concepts and beliefs towards healthy living.
Rojean earned a B.S. in Food Science/Human Nutrition from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida in 1983. Ms. Williams obtained her Masters in Nutrition and Dietetic Service at Florida International University In Miami, Florida in 1984.
Fresh Stop Market Manager
Thomas serves as the Market Manager for Fresh Stop, Hebni’s mobile farmers market. Thomas earned a J.U.C.O. basketball scholarship at Florida Gateway College in Lake City, FL which he attended, played and earned an A.S. degree in Criminal Justice. Thomas has experienced success in operations, sales and marketing as a mid-level manager at the independent and corporate level. He excels on building positive client relationships, operations and executing growth strategies.
Natasha Dial is the Office Manager and is one of the newest members of the HEBNI team. She has over a decade of experience in health education, data management, and program implementation/evaluation. Throughout her career, she has worked with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Natasha’s career in public health began as part of an internship with the Florida Department of Health - Orange County, where she served diverse populations educating them about health, reducing risk factors for chronic diseases to improve health outcomes. In her role, she oversees bookkeeping, payroll, grant reporting, in addition to assisting with day-to-day agency operations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Florida State University, and a Master’s in Public Health from Walden University.
Volunteer Coordinator Community & Outreach Coordinator
Aixa Gonzalez is the Volunteer Coordinator and Community Outreach Coordinator for both Hebni and The Fresh Stop Bus. Aixa recently graduated from UCF with a Bachelor's in Psychology and is attaining her Masters in Clinical Social Work. Aixa’s experience in the Nonprofit world began with a Public Allies apprenticeship, serving 1700 hours in 10 months. In her role, she creates and organizes Volunteers according to the needs of both organizations and participates in community events to spread awareness about the programs offered.
Marketing & Development Coordinator
Brandon is the Marketing Coordinator for Hebni Nutrition and The Fresh Stop Bus and is responsible for developing different marketing materials and campaigns for the organizations. Brandon has multiple years of leadership and marketing experience, as well as an extensive background in photography and videography. Brandon is currently studying for his B.A. degree in Digital Media from the University of Central Florida.