OUR TEAM

Lucy Logan, Founder and CEO

Lucy Needham Lucy Logan (formally Lucy Needham), owner of FoodCALC, LLC created FoodCALC out of her concern for a healthier America through readily accessible nutrition information. Lucy’s recognition of the advantages and opportunities that an online nutrition solution would provide has allowed her to bring together the two skills of nutrition expertise and IT development. Certified to advise on FDA product labeling regulations, Lucy brings a wealth of industry knowledge, market research and a total understanding of designing and developing online nutritional applications.

Alyson Mar, Director of Nutrition

Alyson Mar Alyson Mar, RD is FoodCALC’s in house registered dietitian. After completing her Bachelor's of Science from San Diego State University in food science and nutrition she went on to complete a dietetic internship through United Health Centers WIC where she specialized in community health, and feeding low income children. With experience in front of the house restaurant operations and clinical foodservice management Alyson joined the FoodCALC team and helped create and launch the industry acclaimed MenuCalc, FoodCALC's foodservice nutrition analysis tool. Since joining FoodCALC Alyson has become a featured blogger for both the company and restaurant operator's leading social media platform FohBoh. An expert contributor for the Manage First culinary educational program, considered a subject matter expert by the industry, Alyson’s expertise and knowledge has been featured in CookingLight, Prepared Foods, The Restaurant Standard and other media. As a Registered Dietitian Alyson is registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, and a member of the American Dietetics Association.

Alan Phoon, Lead Web Developer

Alan Phoon Alan Phoon is FoodCALC's Lead Web Developer and is responsible for all technology development. After completing a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin in Electrical Engineering, he worked as an engineer and later as a business manager. It was during this time that he developed a passion for web technologies and started a career in web development. Prior to joining FoodCALC, he was a freelance web developer designing dynamic websites and consulting for small businesses and nonprofits. His focus is on creating web sites with an emphasis on design, usability and customer experience. His skills include HTML/CSS, Javascript, Flash, PHP, ASP.NET, MySQL, SQL.

Lara Baldwin, Marketing Communications Manager

Lara Baldwin Lara Baldwin is FoodCALC’s Marketing Communications Manager and the popular blogging personality behind Dining By Numbers. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Irvine, Lara lived abroad and worked at the local government level while nurturing a passionate interest in culinary arts and public health. Lara is a Certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant and a recognized contributor to the online healthy living community. Her specialties include social media marketing and building online communities.