In addition to her role as Chief of Staff, Deanna oversees all communications, medical and policy research and not-for-profit activities. She has 30 years’ experience both nationally and internationally in health policy, communication strategies, story-telling and filmmaking. She has worked for organizations such as ABC and PBS Television, The American Council on Science and Health, USAID’s Center for Health Information, TimeLife Medical and was the Chair of the Board of One Heart Worldwide. Deanna’s expertise is taking complex and disparate issues and making them accessible to large audiences. Deanna holds a Doctorate in Health Policy from Harvard University and a Masters in Public Health from UCLA.
In addition to overseeing all of SFF’s data collection, infrastructure, design and usage, Isaac is responsible for High Grade’s day to day execution of its business, working very closely with the production, compliance and R&D departments. Prior to joining High Grade, Isaac was the Product Manager for MTech Systems, a software company, developing software for the Animal Agriculture (Protein) industry, with clients such as Cargill’s Protein Division, Perdue Farms, and Pilgrim’s Pride. With MTech Systems managing all accounting and production tracking for these vertically integrated agriculture operations, Isaac spent over a decade working with the entire food supply chain and all departments within these companies, from accounting to operations.
Santa Fe Farms is led by Steven Gluckstern, EdD, MBA, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Santa Fe Farms. With over 35 years of business experience ranging from founding start-ups to managing multibillion dollar corporations, Steven has previously served as CEO, Chairman and Board Member of public (NYSE/AMEX/NASDAQ) and private companies as well as numerous, non-profit and governmental organizations. Appointed by the Governor in 2019, he currently serves as the Chair of the New Mexico Education Retirement Board which oversees the Trust’s $13+ Billion in Assets. Steven holds an MBA from Stanford University (where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar) as well as multiple degrees from each of Amherst College and the University of Massachusetts (including Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees from both institutions.)