Pisanick Partners, LLC is a nutrition and operations based consulting firm with decades of experience in Child Nutrition. We have refined our approach through creation of cycle menus, training and development of staff, and implementing strategies that take on the task of not only attaining nutritional excellence, but also financial success in the K-12 environment.
Our experience not only supports a school district in meeting all state and federal mandates for implementing the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, but also the menu creation with an eye for detail and meticulous organization. The objective is to quickly and accurately evaluate, analyze and organize a district’s nutritional program to insure compliance and easy on-going maintenance.
Our services are based on the unique needs of your district. Standard or customized packages are available to meet each district's needs and can include anything from completely setting up your Nutrition Program, to supplemental maintenance of it, to training on how to set up and maintain an Healthier US Schools Award Winning Nutrition Program. Our services ensure your district has a compliant Nutrition Program with assessment and preparation for all audits.
Maureen Pisanick, RD, LD, is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Dietetic Internship. She has worked in multiple sectors of nutrition to include programs and curriculum at The Health Museum of Cleveland, clinical in and outpatient dietetics at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, the Intensive Feeding Disorder Team at the Shaker campus of the Cleveland Clinic, and the latter half of her career in school nutrition programs for Chagrin Falls, Hudson City School Districts, Tallmadge City Schools, Independence Schools, Mohawk Local Schools, and Sandusky Schools as a director and consultant.
Maureen has held office positions for the local and state School Nutrition Association, and is an active member of both SNA as well as the American Dietetic Association. She is currently on the nutrition steering committee for Ohio Action for Healthy Kids. Maureen maintains an active role in local and state school nutrition advocacy through her work and consulting.
Suellen Roberts, RD, LD, retired Emeritus, Food Service Director after 26 years in Food and Nutrition Services at Cuyahoga Falls City Schools. Suellen was awarded the Outstanding Director of Food and Nutrition from the Foundation for School Business Management in 2008. All nine schools in the Cuyahoga Falls school district received the Bronze award from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation in 2011 with the high school being the first in Ohio to be awarded this honor.
She, also, served as a clinical instructor and preceptor for the Coordinated Program in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Akron for 26 years and taught Food Service Management for four years before being employed by Cuyahoga Falls schools.
Suellen has a BS in Education and an MS in Dietetic and Nutrition from Kent State University.
Shannon FitzGerald, RD, LD, is a skilled dietitian with extensive experience in both school food service and clinical dietetics. Her stellar track record includes Dietician/Director for Avon Lake City Schools, St. Johns Medical Center Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and Home Health Agency and the Lorain County General Health District.
Shannon has also served as a Training Consultant for the Ohio Department of Education, President of the School Nutrition Association Chapter 43 and Federal Legislative Chair for School Nutrition Association of Ohio.
Her education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University and a Master of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University.
Rachel Stockle RD, LD is a recent graduate from Ashland University and Cedar Crest College Dietetic Internship. Throughout her internship, Rachel had a multitude of experience in community health and school nutrition at locations including Pisanick Partners, LLC, Cleveland Clinic, and Giant Eagle.
She has played an essential role in helping create the guidelines for Eat Right at Schools Award program through the Cleveland Clinic as well as helping to plan and carry out farm to school programs through Pisanick Partners, LLC and Fresh Fork Market.
Rachel has a passion and a talent for school nutrition and has demonstrated her expertise in the area throughout her work on these projects.Rachel also serves as a Board Member for the Ashland University Dietetics Department and is a member of both the Greater Cleveland Dietetic Association and the Greater Akron Dietetic Association.