Cynthia Harriman

Cynthia Harriman

Director of Food and Nutrition Strategies
A self-described “serial re-inventer,” Cynthia has had a varied career, working at jobs as diverse as Kindergarten teacher, tax preparer, and corporate computer trainer. Before joining Oldways, she worked for twelve years as International Marketing Manager and later VP of New Product Development...
Kelly Toups

Kelly Toups, MLA, RD, LDN

Program Director, Whole Grains Council; Oldways Staff RD
Kelly joined Oldways in 2014 to promote whole grains and healthy cultural food traditions. A registered dietitian by training, Kelly graduated from the University of Texas with BS in nutrition, and completed her dietetic internship through the University of Texas coordinated program. Kelly also...
Caroline Sluyter

Caroline Sluyter

Program Manager, Whole Grains Stamp
Caroline joined Oldways in 2016 after completing her MS in Agriculture, Food, and Environment from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Prior to attending Tufts, she spent eight years working for Whole Foods Market, where she recently led a combined bakery and...
Sara Baer-Sinnott, Oldways President

Sara Baer-Sinnott

President, Oldways
Sara has been an instrumental figure at Oldways since its early days, joining the staff in 1992 to work on one of the first overseas Symposiums (Food, Culture and Discovery in Spain) and the first Mediterranean Diet Conference. Sara assumed the presidency of Oldways in May 2010, on the untimely death...
Ashley Owen

Ashley Owen

Public Relations and Media Manager
Ashley joined the Oldways team in 2015. As the Public Relations and Media Manager, she brings national and global recognition to Oldways’ work and helps to spread our educational messages. Ashley graduated from Syracuse University in 2010 with a dual major in magazine journalism and geography...
Abby Sloane

Abby Sloane

Program and Financial Manager
Abby joined the Oldways team in mid-2011, delighted with the prospect of working within her passion. As Program and Financial Manager, Abby handles the in-office finances, supports the President and Program Managers on a variety of programs and initiatives, manages daily office tasks, and assists in...