Speaking & Training

Customized Webinar Programs and Training

Are you looking for particular topics and/or speakers to keep the professionals on your team up to date? Let us help you by customizing a webinar training program for your specific needs. We have specialized in webinar training since 2004 and we can help you meet the needs of your audience. Here are some of the organizations who have benefited from our webinar trainings:

  • The National Dairy Council
  • Nutrition Care Systems
  • Dietitians of Canada
  • Abshire Dietary Consultants
  • Hormel Health Labs
  • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
  • Inquisit

Sponsored Webinars

Do you want to get the word out on your products or services? Continuing professional education is a great way to provide a value added service to your customers while showing that you support the profession. Here are just a few of the industry partners who have benefited from supporting our educational efforts through free, unbiased webinar trainings:

  • California Strawberries
  • Hormel Health Labs

Live Presentations

Still want to provide education the old fashioned way? There is nothing like having a live speaker for your special audience. We use nationally recognized, award winning speakers who can translate complicated scientific or regulatory information into easy to implement steps.

Our speakers are fresh and inspiring, knowledgeable and motivational! They’ll leave your audience feeling empowered and excited to apply their newly found knowledge.

Choose one of our presenters for your next live webinar or in person meeting or conference.

Speaker’s Bureau


Brenda Richardson, MA, RDN, LD, CD, FAND has more than 30 years of proven success in directing multi-million dollar food service and nutrition operations. Brenda is the owner of Brenda Richardson, LLC and is a national lecturer, author/contributing author of many professional books and publications, and serves on state and national offices in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy). Her expertise is in demand as she has successfully assisted healthcare facilities cited with serious and immediate jeopardy deficiencies, achieve and sustain positive nutritional outcomes. Brenda is a Fellow with the Academy and serves on the Academy Finance and Audit Committee. Brenda has served on the Academy’s IMPACT Act Task Force, the Academy CMS Work Group; the Academy Positions Committee, and is Past- Chair of the Academy’s Political Action Committee (ANDPAC). In 2010, Brenda received the Academy’s “2010 Grassroots Excellence Award” and the Indiana Academy’s 2010 Honored Dietitian Award. In 2016, Brenda was then awarded the Academy’s prestigious Medallion Award for dedication to the high standards of the nutrition and dietetics profession through active participation, leadership and devotion to serving others in dietetics and allied health fields. Brenda was selected as the Academy’s 2019 Lenna Frances Cooper Memorial Lecturer in recognition of her distinguished career and remarkable contributions to the nutrition and dietetics profession Brenda’s practical experience and skills put her in demand for advocating the profession, and professional speaking throughout the country.

Liz Friedrich, MPH, RD, CSG, LDN, FAND


Liz Friedrich


Liz Friedrich is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and president of Friedrich Nutrition Consulting. The company provides nutrition consulting services for post-acute and long-term care facilities in North Carolina as well as education for health care providers. Liz has authored or co-authored numerous articles in journals and magazines, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Position Paper titled Individualized Nutrition Approaches for Older Adults in Long Term, Post-acute Care, and Other Settings (2018). She has authored or co-authored book chapters as well, including “Nutrition Assessment and Management” in the 2018 Textbook of Chronic Wound Care. She also serves as an expert witness in litigation against skilled nursing facilities and registered dietitian nutritionists. As a result of this combination of professional experiences, Liz brings both practical clinical insight and academic knowledge to every presentation. She is an accomplished speaker and presented at meetings nationwide to a variety of health care professionals, including dietitians, nurses, physicians, certified dietary managers, and wound care specialists of all disciplines.

Liz is Board Certified as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition, a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and is Nutrition Wound Care Certified. She has served as a volunteer for the North Carolina Dietetic Association (NCDA) and the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group (NE DPG) in many different board positions. She recently served as the chair of the NC chapter of the Dietetics in Health Care Communities DPG (DHCC) and the Nominating Committee for the national DHCC DPG. She is the recipient of two North Carolina Dietetic Association awards, the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (1991) and the Member of the Year (2000). In 2013 she received the Distinguished Member of the Year award from the Dietetics in Health Care Communities Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.