meet Our Team

Our Team has over 90 years of culinary and scientific expertise in food and beverage product development.
Jonathan Gordon

Dr. Jonathan Gordon, Founder & President

Dr.Gordon has over 35 years of food industry experience.

For nine years he was a professional chef and pastry chef, running restaurants on three continents. After obtaining a B.S. in Food Science and a Doctoral degree in Chemical and Process Engineering (both from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland) he was hired into the fast-track management training program with Kraft Jacobs Suchard in Germany. He was then promoted to run the international research division for Kraft Food Ingredients in Memphis, TN.

After travelling the globe for two years working with every multinational food manufacturer and many major national brands, he moved to White Wave Inc., where he was in charge of all production and R&D (and invented ‘Silk’ soymilk). He went on to become a senior scientist and research team manager for Firmenich, a multinational flavor house.

He has worked globally in multiple food, beverage and supplement areas. His particular expertise lies in natural and organic product development and he has been responsible for the development of some of the most technically challenging products in the Natural Foods arena.

Abby Gordon

Abby Gordon, Vice President

Abby has 9 years of experience with Glasgow Consulting Group. She joined the company as a Lab Technician, was promoted to Technologist, and went on to manage Glasgow’s projects and client communications as well as helping train new employees. She is now also supporting Jonathan in running the business. Additionally, Abby has experience supervising plant trials and production runs for our clients. In the lab, she has an excellent palate and has worked on multiple flavoring and formulation projects.
Jady Conboy

Jady Conboy, Sales Director

Jady is an entrepreneur and business development professional,

with nearly 20 years’ experience in the food and beverage industry. She has had great success helping numerous emerging brands achieve market success through innovative products and strategies targeting various market channels. She has lead national and regional sales teams and strategic alliance programs.

Prior to joining Glasgow, she consulted for various natural and organic food and beverage companies. She was previously Vice President of Brand Management at GTG Beverages, a division of ABARTA Inc, the 7th largest Independent Coca-Cola bottler in the US. Before that, she was Vice President Sales and Operations at her family-owned beverage company.

Lea Rubinstein

Lea Rubinstein, Principal Scientist

Lea has a B.S. in Food Science and Nutrition and over 15 years of experience in creative product development. She has worked on multiple nutritionally fortified products such as high protein, low carbohydrate and other specialized beverages, nutrition bars, baked goods (including gluten and allergen free) and supplements. She also has expertise in dry blending, dairy analog development (beverages and cheeses), carbonated beverages, dairy products and seafood. Products that she has developed have won numerous ‘Best of Show’ and ‘Product of the Year’ awards.
Aaron Oakes

Aaron Oakes, Senior Scientist

Aaron earned a B.S. degree in Food Science from the University of Massachusetts and a M.S. degree in Food Science from North Carolina State University. Before joining Glasgow he worked as a product development scientist for both Unilever and Keurig Green Mountain. He has experience with spray drying, food powders, rheology, and has published research on peanut protein extraction and hydrolysis.

What We Do

Product
Development

Glasgow Consulting Group will develop a plan to bring your product concept to manufacturing through bench and pilot development into the final manufacturing...

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Aseptic Pilot Facility Lab

Glasgow has installed an OMVE pilot aseptic processing plant with the capibility of delivering clean cold filled (Extended Shelf-Life -ESL) neutral and acidified, liquid products...

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Cost Reduction

Glasgow has saved its clients millions of dollars through expert reformulation of their product lines. We have improved the technical stability and flavor of...

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Consulting

Glasgow Consulting Group has the depth of scientific education and expertise to be able to offer you consulting help with any issues that your company may be facing in food...

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