Don Allen serves as Director of Finance. He brings to CSPI more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience, including more than 15 years working in the nonprofit sector. Most recently he served as vice president of finance and administration for MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership, and prior to that, served as director of finance for Common Cause. A Certified Public Accountant, Allen earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Jessica Almy is CSPI'sDeputy Director of Nutrition Policy. She advocates for nutrition policies and works with the food industry to improve practices. Prior to joining CSPI in 2013, she worked for Meyer Glitzenstein & Crystal, representing nonprofit clients in litigation. Jessica holds a J.D. from the New York University School of Law, an M.S. from Tufts University, and a B.A. from Gordon College. She is a member of the bar in New York and the District of Columbia.
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Jorge Bach is Creative Director and Chief Designer for Nutrition Action Healthletter. He has worked in design and marketing for 14 years since earning his Associate's degree in Communication Arts from the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design.
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Debra Brink is Senior Manager of Production Services at the Center for Science in the Public Interest. She joined the CSPI staff in 1991, after several years at marketing agencies in the D.C. area. She has a B.A. in English from Allegheny College, in Meadville, PA.
Jeff Cronin is Director of Communications for CSPI. He is responsible for maintaining CSPI's high profile in the news media, for its web site, and for publicizing the group's reports, studies, and Nutrition Action Healthletter. Prior to joining CSPI in 2002, Cronin served as Press Secretary for Common Cause, the nonprofit government watchdog group. Before coming to Common Cause in 1995, Cronin worked in nonprofit fundraising and on a number of political campaigns at the presidential, congressional and state legislative levels.
Abby Dilk is the Project Assistant for Health Promotion Policy and Biotechnology. Abby earned a B.S. in Nutrition Science, with minors in biology and chemistry, from Purdue University in 2016. During her undergraduate career, Abby interned at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center and the UC Davis Medical Center, co-authored a nutrition textbook, and published a research paper about sugar-sweetened beverage taxation. Abby is currently earning her Master’s in Public Health Nutrition at The George Washington University.