JTM Food Group Furthers Commitment to Nutrition with New Director of National Healthcare Sales

Tracy Boggs joins the company with a passion for healthcare, a wealth of sales experience, and a dietitian’s focus, helping JTM continue to provide healthy, nutritional meal options to its many customers. JTM's WeighBetter® line now features over 30 products across the breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, all of which are consistent with daily nutritional requirements.

Harrison, OH, August 03, 2011 --(PR.com)-- JTM Food Group has added senior healthcare sales professional and registered dietitian, Ms. Tracy Boggs, to its new Healthcare Division as Director, National Healthcare Sales, effective today. With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare and nutrition industries, Ms. Boggs’ skills in strategic healthcare marketing and nutritional planning will be a significant asset as JTM continues to provide healthy, nutritional meal options to hospitals, senior care facilities, and other healthcare providers.

Ms. Boggs has worked with top healthcare providers across the Midwest, including the University of Michigan Medical Center, Allegiance Health, Trinity Health, The Ciena Group, Tendercare, and the University of Toledo Hospital. As District Manager for Nestle Clinical Nutrition, Ms. Boggs grew business in her area and market over 300% in three years. While working with HCR ManorCare as Division Nutrition Consultant, she was responsible for overseeing the nutrition and dietary departments at 49 HCR facilities in five states, as well as contributing to corporate menu development and improved dining enhancements.

“Tracy not only brings a passion for the healthcare industry but has created great relationships with many healthcare providers as a dietitian and sales account executive,” said Jack Maas Jr., Vice President, Sales, for JTM Food Group. “Tracy’s skills as a registered dietitian will play a key role in establishing and building our Healthcare Division. Her skills will benefit all trade groups here at JTM, including those in military/government, schools, contract management, restaurants and general food service. All of our customers are looking for healthier menu solutions, and Tracy will be instrumental in helping us expand our Weigh Better® brand of products to meet that growing demand.”

JTM is already known for its commitment to providing great healthy meals, and Executive Chef Robert Lafond is excited to reach new customers with a focus on great nutritional value. “We’ve already taken great strides to help schools serve more nutritious meals with less sodium. Now we have the opportunity to partner with healthcare providers who make good nutrition a priority,” said Chef Lafond. “With Tracy’s expertise in menu planning, along with her knowledge of dietary and nutritional guidelines, she’ll be able to educate prospective customers on why JTM’s products fit with their needs for healthy, flavorful and satisfying meals.”

A registered dietitian since 1987, Boggs began her professional career as a consulting dietitian and then continued into the world of healthcare sales. “This is a company with strong values and great products, and I love being a sales professional when I believe in my product and my company,” Boggs said. “I can’t wait to begin working with JTM to start building valuable relationships with key healthcare industry customers at the highest level. Because of the quality of the Weigh Better line, I’m excited to get the products to people that need it.”

Offered exclusively by JTM, Weigh Better products are designed to provide better food, better flavor and better health, optimizing the nutritional profile of every product without sacrificing great taste. The Weigh Better line now features over 30 products across the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, all of which are consistent with daily nutritional requirements.

About JTM Food Group
Family owned and operated since 1980, JTM Food Group specializes in menu solutions that deliver superior results to the food service industry. Focused on customer service, quality and innovation, J.T.M. serves thousands of schools, restaurants, military and government organizations, and food distributors and retailers throughout North America. In 2011, JTM was named one of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Fast 55, an award that recognizes the fastest-growing private firms in greater Cincinnati. For information, visit www.JTMFoodGroup.com.

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