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Kay Lakhi MS, RDN, LD, NHA

Kay Lakhi MS, RDN, LD, NHA

Founder/Chief Executive Officer

As a registered licensed dietitian and nursing home administrator, Kay shares our clients’ passion for excellence in long term care This passion, her integrity, commitment to community and 30+ years of practical experience has led to her achievement in creating a culture of success with hundreds of clients and highly tenured staff. Kay’s caregiving roots start with her love of cooking and spending time with her family – especially her two beautiful granddaughters!

Lynn Henry

Lynn Henry

Chief Operating Officer

As an accomplished business leader with over 20 years of experience, Lynn is helping to guide DSI’s long term strategy and growth. She has a passion for developing market-focused products and services, effective process, and high performing teams that drive customer service excellence. With her love for cooking, strong family ties, and business success, she and Kay make a passionate like-minded team leading our team and clients to success.

Heidi McCoy RDN, LD

Heidi McCoy RDN, LD

Chief Business Development Officer

For more than 17 years, Heidi has been building partnerships with new clients at Dietary Solutions. As a registered licensed dietitian and our Chief Business Development Officer with more than 23 years of experience, she understands that every client has different needs and the right solution at the right time is vital to make the health care environment the best it can be. When not working, you will find Heidi striking up conversations anywhere with anyone – much to her teenage daughters’ dismay.

Linda Caneff

Linda Caneff

Chief Financial Officer

Linda is a skilled financial professional in strategic planning, financial management, and continuous business process improvement. She is driven to provide hands-on leadership for financial, commercial and operational support with business teams to achieve financial and cultural goals. When she’s not crunching the numbers, you can find Linda and her fur-baby Cooper at the cabin boating, hiking and laughing with friends and family.

Angelee Richards

Angelee Richards

Vice President of People and Culture

Driven by her personal mission and commitment to the growth of others, Angelee has been inspiring positive change for over 20 years in human resources, operations, and business development. She is intentional by incorporating her passion for people in personal and professional well-being to create a happy, healthy corporate culture. In her free time and not being a taxi mom, Angelee believes she missed her calling as a karaoke star.

Kathy Higdon

Kathy Higdon

Business Office Manager

For 7 years Kathy has been supporting all aspects of the Dietary Solutions team. Our fast-paced environment requires incredible attention to detail to deliver on our commitment to quality and efficiency, and Kathy makes it all run smoothly. As a beach bum at heart, when Kathy is not in the office she’s likely spending time planning her next trip or already has her toes in the sand.

Melissa Baumbach MS, RDN, LD

Melissa Baumbach MS, RDN, LD

Director of Client Success

As the Director of Client Success, Melissa strengthens every relationship and ensures exemplary customer service. Her 20 years of experience in various clinical, food service and management roles, as well as her knowledge as a QAPI and PDPM expert, also support our ongoing product development. As a former OSU softball player, Melissa’s love for sports frequently finds her spending time with her family at events or participating whenever possible. Go Buckeyes!

Melissa Robinette RDN, LD

Melissa Robinette RDN, LD

Director of Clinical Success

Melissa has been proving nutritional outcomes for health care communities for 25 years as a registered licensed dietitian and board certified specialist in gerontological nutrition. For the past 11 years, she has been leading the Dietary Solutions clinical team as Director of Clinical Success – ensuring each of our clients has staff that promotes the best quality of life for their residents. Melissa’s “taking care” nature runs deep not only with humans but also in her passion for animals and nurturing her gardens.

 
 
 
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