Meet The Team

People who make everything happen behind the scenes.

Ed and Ann-Marie Stephens

Founders of Precise Portions, Creators of AskPortia App & WelFore Health

Ed and Ann-Marie Stephens are product development engineers who started Precise Portions to help their own families and other similar families who were stricken with Type 2 Diabetes.

Robin Nwankwo

Advisory Board & Lead Dietitian

Robin Nwankwo is a Certified Diabetes Educator & Registered Dietitian with demonstrated excellence in community health. She has 30+ years experience with The University of Michigan Health System supporting diabetes self-management education.

Michael Thompson
PhD Chem. Engr.

Advisory Board & Lead AI Specialist

Michael Thompson is an expert in Bayesian and probabilistic modeling applied in deriving insights into and predicting behaviors of people, markets, products and processes in the consumer goods industry. A 20+ year Procter & Gamble Alum.

Dr. Jill Comess

Consulting Dietitian

Jill Comess is the Food Science & Nutrition Program Director at Norfolk State University and has over 20 years of experience in these fields.

Leila Mills

Community Group Manager

Leila has the task of ensuring engagement, fun learning and sharing of ideas within our very mission driven and focused, private group community. Her skill with creative writing and connecting will be valued. 

Tessa Brown Downes

WelFore Flavors Development

Tessa has been in the startup world owning her own group of daycares, which she has now exited. We are fortunate to have her lifetime of extraordinary flavor development skills for WelFore Flavors!