Our Experts

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Jeff Chilton currently serves as VP of Professional Services at Alchemy Systems. For over 18 years, Chilton has consulted with hundreds of food manufacturing firms to develop and enhance their food safety and quality programs. Prior to consulting, Jeff worked in the food industry for 15 years as plant manager of two large food processing companies, as well as a director of quality assurance earlier in his career. Jeff is a contributing writer for Meat and Poultry Magazine and has spoken on food safety and quality topics for numerous trade associations. Jeff is a Certified Lead instructor for HACCP workshops and teaches Basic and Advanced HACCP Workshops for client companies and public courses.

VP, Professional Services

Jorge Acosta

Jorge Acosta currently serves as Director of Professional Services for Alchemy Systems. Jorge is a certified auditor and trainer for BRC Food, BRC Storage & Distribution, BRC IOP, SQF, and FSSC 22000. He brings 20+ years of food industry experience to Alchemy with a BS in Food Science. He has consulted and audited food companies in 25 countries and counting over a variety of sectors within the food system.

Director of Professional Services

Tim Newbold - Alchemy Academy Subject Matter Expert and Consultant

Tim Newbold is a certified auditor and trainer for BRC Food, BRC Storage & Distribution, SQF, and FSSC 22000. He brings more than 25 years of food industry expertise to Alchemy, including 15 years in the baking industry. Tim has consulted and audited food companies in North, Central, and South America as well as Europe in a variety of sectors within the food system.