WellPet, LLC, has appointed Tricia DiPersio, PhD, RD, to the role of vice president of Food Safety, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs. With an impressive background in food safety and quality assurance, DiPersio joins the WellPet team to build on the company's commitment to a best-in-class food safety culture.
DiPersio most recently served as the executive vice president, Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Compliance at D&D Consulting where she led global strategy to implement safety and quality programs for food manufacturers across the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Prior to D&D, DiPersio led the food safety and quality assurance programs at Panda Restaurant Group for nine years where they won the coveted IAFP Black Pearl Award for Excellence in Food Safety and Quality Assurance. She completed her dietetics degree at the University of Northern Colorado and earned her master's degree and PhD in animal and food science and human nutrition with a focus on pathogenic microbiology from Colorado State University.