Limore Kurtz Dooley,
MA RDN CPT CYI
Co-Founder and CEO
Limore is a health expert media consultant for NBC 7, CBS 2 and FOX 6 news, conducting regular television, radio and print magazine education segments on nutrition and wellness initiatives. Limore is a community leader and volunteer health educator for The American Heart Association, Harlem Children’s Zone and The New York City Rescue Mission where she works extensively with children, adolescents and adults in schools, hospitals and shelters hosting cooking demonstrations, and providing group and individual counseling on healthy eating, physical activity and diet related disease-state management. Limore’s clinical experience includes managing medical nutrition therapy and food service for Aramark and Sodexo, the global leaders in contract healthcare management, where she prescribed therapeutic diets, including tube-feeds and intravenous feeds, for the critically ill. Limore’s areas of expertise include nutrition for cancer treatment and prevention, diabetic diet education, nutrition therapy for digestive disorders and heart disease. She has spent considerable time in Australia and Israel learning multi-cultural food patterns and is well-versed in kosher dietary law. Limore was the lead dietitian and nutrition educator at Healthy Weight Medical Solutions within NYU Langone Medical Center and now runs a private practice. In this role she concentrates on childhood nutrition, health promotion, disease prevention and worksite wellness. Within this capacity, Limore has been providing counseling to clients with a wide range of ailments, striving to cultivate well-being and mindful eating by integrating her understanding of biochemistry and nutritional science with human behavior and holistic healing modalities. Limore graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Nutrition from California Polytechnic State University and earned her Master’s degree in Food and Nutrition from Ball State in Indiana, where she completed an intensive Dietetic Internship. Today Limore is an active member of the American Dietetic Association and resides in Manhattan’s Central Harlem community, where you can often find her hiking in the North Woods of Central Park.
Co-Founder and COO
Josh Dooley is from Nassawadox, VA (go-ahead, look it up), and moved to NYC to sing in the opera. While that plan didn't pan out, he began a career in business administration and management with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the world's first and foremost authority on strategic philanthropic investing, and The Madison Square Garden Company, home to the world's most famous arena. Ever the entrepreneur, Josh continuously engaged with the creative New York churn to produce small companies in the fields of entertainment and hospitality. Over 15 years of corporate and non-profit education has led to the creation of LKD and the Harlem-based restaurant, FieldTrip, both of which are dedicated to improving the health and nutrition of his fellow New Yorkers.
Arielle “Brea” Lofton is from Dallas, Texas and relocated to NYC to assist in nutritionally improving the lives of at-risk populations one day at a time. She studied Nutrition & Dietetics at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, graduating Cum Laude, and returned to the Dallas area to complete her Masters in Nutrition & Foods from Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas. Upon receiving her Dietetic certification and evolving from a nutritionist to a Registered Dietitian, she continued to worked in a variety of aspects of the field, from playing an integral role in community wellness initiatives, to completing nutrition seminars for corporate entities and non-profit organizations. Always holding a passion for education and health development for various groups of people, she has worked throughout the years doing nutrition consultations and educational sessions, cooking demonstrations, youth-related
outreach events related to increased physical activity and balanced-diet consumption, and wellness fairs. In her free time, she enjoys doing Pilates or yoga, trying out a new vegetarian recipe, or doing karaoke with friends!
Omer Qayyum is a Lead Editor & Motion Designer & Founder of OQ Studios. His past work has positioned him as a Director, Producer, Video Editor, and Motion Designer for clients such as IBM, TED, Unified, Intel, McAfee, Bud Light, Nissan, Doritos, and many others. Currently, he works on freelance advertising, graphics design, and video work to elevate the status of whichever entity he is providing services for to ensure their first impression is a lasting one.