About the Instructor:
Elise Forward has over 17 years in the food industry and has worked in laboratory and production environments and in the import and distribution sector. She has built quality systems that were deemed “best in class.” Elise is very experienced in Supplier Management and has a knack for finding the issues that can elevate the risk levels. Elise's experience spans the Organic industry as well as Kosher, non-GMO project, and various other certifications.
Elise is a member of Institute of Food Technologists and International Association of Food Protection. She has a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Wartburg College and additional training from MSOE in quality systems and statistics. Elise is a certified HACCP Manager through NSF International as well as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for Human Foods Lead Instructor.