Nutrition & Wellness Coaches and Staff
Anne Kristine Etherton, MS, RDN, LDN, NASM-CPT, RYT 200
This is Anne Kristine, our founder/owner, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist ,and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, NASM - Certified Personal Trainer and yoga teacher. She is a military wife, and has traveled and lived in several locations. She has obtained a broad array of experience and knowledge from all of them, from receiving her yoga certificate in 2009 to completing her Masters of Science in Nutrition from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has had over 10 years of experience in the fitness and health world, and has a passion to help clients reach their nutrition and wellness goals. Her biggest motivation and reward is seeing people achieving their goals and having life changing results.
Elizabeth Fay, MS, RD, CSPCC, LD, CNSC
Elizabeth is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Specialist in Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition, and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics, minoring in Spanish at the University of Rhode Island. She has extensive experience in pediatric and adult clinical nutrition, as well as community and outreach nutrition education and program development. Her nutrition interests focus on evidence-based, individualized nutrition counseling to help clients and patients be the most successful to meet their nutrition goals. Elizabeth is a pediatric nutrition expert and also has a special interest in working with vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based diets.
Mattie Hinson, CNS, ACE-CPT, Weight Management Specialist and Health Coach
Mattie is a Master's trained Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) with a focus on sports nutrition, women's health, and healthy food relationships. She is also a 5x certified ACE personal trainer and health coach. Mattie loves building relationships with her clients and teaching them the value of enhanced health and reaching their personal goals. She absolutely loves her job and walking with clients and patients on their wellness journey. Mattie values the mission, philosophy, and values at Nuleeu Nutrition and Wellness and is excited for her clients to experience the positivity. She lives in Chesapeake with her husband, two young children, and German Shepherd. When not at work, Mattie loves hanging with family, lifting weights, and being outdoors!
Jessica Kozar, RDN
Jessica is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has also completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Certification through School Yoga Institute. She attended the West Virginia University Didactic Program in Dietetics where she earned her BSA in Animal and Nutritional Sciences and then received a dietetic internship at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia. Jessica's nutrition experience encompasses a variety of environments including acute care, skilled physical rehabilitation, long term care, food service as well as some community volunteer work. She views wellness from a holistic approach with a focus on promoting behavior changes to assist clients with achieving their individualized goals and a more balanced lifestyle. In her free time, she enjoys live music, gardening, cooking, outdoor recreation and spending quality time with family & friends.
Angela Ribarszky, RDN
Angela is a Registered Dietitian specializing in kidney health and renal nutrition. She earned her Master of Science degrees in Biology and English as a Second Language from the University of Debrecen in Hungary. She completed her didactic program in dietetics at Middle Tennessee State University and dietetic internship at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has extensive experience in geriatric nutrition as well as managing diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic diseases. Her specialty entails managing kidney disease of all stages including dialysis. Angela is committed to helping her patients improve their kidney health through truly listening to their needs, providing ongoing education and by translating nutrition science into practical concepts. Angela focuses on addressing root causes so that her patients achieve lasting improvements in their overall health and find balance in their nutrition without compromising kidney health. In her free time, Angela enjoys going on long runs and spending time on the water boating, fishing, kayaking or paddle boarding with her family.
Cathryn Williams, RDN, LD
Cathryn is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and completed her dietetic internship at Texas Christian University. She has over 10 years of experience in pediatric and adult clinical nutrition. She strives to provide evidence-based, individualized patient care. Cathryn now focuses on providing nutrition support and counseling for patients with GI disorders and eating disorders. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, cooking, and virtual fitness classes.
Anthony Wind, MS, RDN
Anthony is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based in Hampton Virginia. Originally from New York State, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine at SUNY Cortland and Master of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at Columbia University in New York City, where he also completed his professional rotations to earn his dietetics licensure. He has extensive experience in adult clinical nutrition, individual and group nutrition counseling, and nutrition education. As an avid endurance athlete who has completed several ultra-marathons around the country, he understands the important benefits food has on human performance. His special interests are diabetes management, weight management, sports nutrition, and digestive health, among others. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, cooking and sightseeing historic locales around Virginia with his wife.
Desi Rodriguez, CPT
Desi is so excited to join the Nuleeu Team! She has her personal training certification from American Council of Exercise and has extensive training in group exercise as well. She is a life long resident of Chesapeake and received her undergraduate degree from James Madison University. Desi’s love for fitness grew from a lifetime of dance and performing, and she is eager to share her enthusiasm for wellness through Nuleeu.
Eileen M Galvin, LMT RYT-200
Eileen is a licensed massage therapist and registered yoga instructor. With 23 years experience as a massage therapist and over a decade of yoga experience, five as an instructor, focus is always on safety and correct alignment in yoga classes. In addition to traditional yoga class, Eileen also teaches SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Yoga during the warmer months. This is your opportunity to take your yoga practice onto the beauty of the water. Specialized paddleboards allow us to practice yoga, help build core strength and connect with nature. All levels are welcome, but because this practice is on the water, the ability to swim is required.
Eileen received her BA from Radford University in 1989, her Massage Therapy diploma from Applied Kinesiology Studies in 1998 and completed her Yoga Teacher Training in 2016 from Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga.
Jessica Paterna, RYT-200
Jessica's journey with teaching yoga began in San Diego the year of 2017. People are her passion and providing healing is her dharma. She loves to introduce the dance with ones energy, flowing through asanas and breath, and creating love within the self.
Lauren Gause, CPT
Lauren Gause is a certified Personal Trainer and Mind Body Fitness Coach. She has over four years experience working in the health and wellness industry. She specializes in weight training, strength and conditioning, and corrective exercises. She has trained with clients of all ages and abilities. She cares deeply about her clients and wants to help her clients go through a journey that makes them happy and confident in themselves. She just finished a degree in International Studies and World Culture and Languages with a minor in Health and Wellness from Old Dominion University. She plans to start a Master's of Science Program within the upcoming year. In her free time, she enjoys painting and spending time with her family. She looks forward to being your personal guide on this journey.
Kiara Caver, Administrative Assistant