Meet the people behind Zestfull 

Our team is made of people who know what it is like to live with allergic conditions.



Kortney is your typical atopic triad who manages asthma, eczema and multiple food allergies. Kortney is a co-creator of the online community Allergy Travels and co-host of The Itch Podcast. She wants to spread joy in a community that can easily see the hard side of life with atopic disease and believes that you can have a full life with food allergies, it may just be lived a little differently!


Shahla is a mom of two girls who live with multiple food allergies, asthma and eczema. Shahla is trained as a Holistic Chef who wants to share the comfort that cooking has brought her family. She believes that everyone, regardless of dietary requirements, deserves a plate full of color and flavor.


Charlotte Lamptey

Charlotte is a writer, researcher, and copy editor who is passionate about clear communication. She has a background in teaching and education, and has lived in many different countries. Charlotte has environmental allergies and oral allergy syndrome.


Deb loves photo editing and discovering new tech to learn. She has no allergies but has learnt a lot working at Zestfull. When she's not working, she's either watching her favorite Korean drama or spending time with her fur babies.

Dunja Mandic

Dunja was born and raised in a small town in Serbia. She is an experienced graphic designer and illustrator, working with international clients. She doesn't have an atopic condition but loves how her co-workers inspire her with a positive attitude and tireless energy.

Payel Gupta

Dr. Payel Gupta is a triple board certified in Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. She lives with asthma, eczema and environmental allergies and knows what it’s like to be a patient! Dr. Gupta loves to travel, dance and spend time with family and friends.

Tamara Hubbard, LCPC

Tamara Hubbard, LCPC is a family therapy-trained clinical therapist who created the Food Allergy Counselor website. A relationship builder at heart, she is always looking for opportunities to build and enhance patient resources or projects that lead to impactful change.

Alida Iacobellis

Alida is a Registered Dietitian and food allergy girl who is passionate about helping you master healthy living. She loves simplifying nutrition science into realistic strategies. She works with clients to find Food Freedom.


Sophie Malik

Sophie is a sophomore in high school and our Teen Editor who lives with multiple food allergies . She created Food Allergy Alliance, a virtual allergy support group. She loves to bake and babysit. Sophie hopes you find the positive side of an allergic life.

Keila Alleyne

Keila has worked in the beauty industry for 14 years. A makeup artist, skincare expert and owner of Keila Alleyne Beauty, she has multiple food allergies. Keila launched her allergy-friendly lipgloss and lipstick collection in 2015.

Lindiwe Lewis

Lindiwe is the creator of The Allergy Table blog. She brings awareness by sharing stories about the real person behind the allergy. Lindiwe hopes that others will feel more confident in advocating for their food allergies.

Allie Bahn

Allie is a true globetrotter of the online food allergy community. For over twelve years, she has been sharing wisdom on her blog, Miss Allergic Reactor. She manages multiple food allergies, asthma and environmental allergies.