Our Team

Anna Sadovnikova

Chief Executive Officer
Anna is a M.D./Ph.D. student at the UC Davis. Her research is in donor milk banking, infant feeding history, and breast massage. She has a M.P.H. (Human Nutrition) and a M.A. (Russian/Eastern European studies) from UMichigan. She did her undergraduate work at UC Berkeley. Image: T.J. Ushing/UC Davis

Jeff Plott

Chief Technical Officer
Jeff is a doctoral candidate in Mechanical Engineering at the UMichigan. He is the lead designer for several joint medical device projects with the University of Michigan Hospital. He is also the chairman and CTO of Flipsi. He received his M.S.E. and B.S.E. from UMichigan.

Ileisha Sanders

Head of Content
Ileisha is a mother of two beautiful toddler girls. Before completing her M.P.H. in Health Behavior and Health Education at the UMichigan, she worked as a lactation educator for the WIC program. She is the supervising health educator for the Merced County Department of Public Health.

Samantha Koehler

VP Operations
Samantha has master’s degrees in Health Behavior and Health Education and Social Work from the University of Michigan. She is the recipient of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship and is currently based at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Rachel Atwood

Web and UX Management
Rachel is a graduate of the Health Informatics Master’s degree program at the University of Michigan. Her focus is on designing consumer facing healthcare applications. Her previous work has been in nonprofit technology and communications.

Ashlynn Daughton

Lead Data Scientist
Ashlynn is a Ph.D. student in Information Science at CU Boulder. Her research focuses on applying data in novel ways to improve public health decision making. She has a M.P.H. from Boston University in Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health and a B.A. from UC Berkeley in Molecular Biology.

Junho Lee

Head of Digital Marketing
Junho has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Computer Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University. As the digital Marketing Technician Junho’s work includes developing marketing strategies and recognizing global trends for LGC.

Emily Bair

Graduate Student Researcher & MomKit and Sim Model Project Manager
Emily is a MPH/ RD (Human Nutrition) student at the University of Michigan. She has a MS in Biomedical Anthropology from SUNY Binghamton University and a BA from Kalamazoo College. Her research interests include breastfeeding education, hospital based interventions, and neonatal nutrition.

Sam Chuisano

Graduate Student Researcher & MomKit Content Developer
Sam is a MPH student in the department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She previously completed her Bachelor’s in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. She hopes to become a registered dietitian working with low income mothers and children.

Divya Nagpal

Sim Model (Ethiopia) Consultant
Divya holds an MPH in Global Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan and a BS and BA from the University of Illinois. She is interested in income generating activities and skills workforce training that have the potential to improve socioeconomic status and/or health for underprivileged individuals.

Kaylee Van Dommelen

Graduate Student Researcher & MomKit Pilot Program (FL) Coordinator
Kaylee is a MD/MPH student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She graduated from the University of Michigan and is pursuing a healthcare career focusing on women’s health.

Dalia Kaakour

Graduate Student Researcher & MomKit Pilot Program Coordinator (FL)
Dalia is an MD/MPH candidate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She has an MS in Biomedical Sciences from Duke University, as well as a BA in Public Policy from UNC Chapel Hill. Her professional interests include medicine, global health, and health systems development and technology.

Advisors and Mentors

Breastfeeding and Pediatrics: Lisa Hammer, MD, IBCLC, is a board-certified pediatrician and lactation consultant. Dr. Hammer combines her years of experience in pediatrics, lactation and postpartum support to provide comprehensive breastfeeding consultations, addressing the needs of both mothers and babies.

Finance: Jeanne Taylor, PhD, is the Principal at Torrey Pines Management Services. Jeanne's specialty is creating business models and pricing strategies that foster sustainable and consistent growth while positioning companies for an optimal exit. Her strengths in building financial and organizational structures that support entrepreneurial management teams are well suited to the start-up spirit and operating structures. Torrey Pines Management Services specializes in delivering complete financial management solutions to emerging companies to help them create consistent and sustainable growth.

Social Impact: Leith Greenslade, MPA, MBA, is the founder of Just Actions. She served as Vice Chair of MDG Health Alliance for United Nations Every Woman, Every Child. She received her BA from University of Queensland, MPA from Harvard, and MBA from Chinese University Hong Kong.


The opinions expressed by LiquidGoldConcept, LLC in no way reflect the opinions of The Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the University of California, Davis, or the Merced County Department of Public Health.