Food Safety Summit presented by Food Safety Magazine

Kathy GombasKathy Gombas
Senior Advisor
FSMA Solutions

Kathy is the founder of FSMA Solutions, a consulting group, which provides food safety solutions to the food industry. She works with large food companies in conducting corporate food safety system gap assessments to identify vulnerabilities and assists small to medium size businesses in developing food safety plans and supporting programs.
Kathy is the chair of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Executive Advisory Board that provides strategic advice to the FSPCA Executive Director regarding FSPCA food safety course offerings and services for the industry and food safety community. Kathy is also co-chair of the FSPCA International Committee working on industry training, outreach, and technical assistance programs for food companies worldwide and co-chair of the FSPCA Trainer of Trainers Work Group responsible for training and monitoring of FSPCA Lead Instructors. Kathy is an FSPCA Trainer-of-Trainers and Lead Instructor for Foreign Supplier Verification Programs and Preventive Controls for Human Food.
Kathy was an FDA Senior Advisor supporting the Agency’s FSMA implementation efforts including regulator training and the FDA FSMA Technical Assistance Network. Prior to FDA, Kathy held corporate food safety positions at Dean Foods and Kraft Foods.
Kathy graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Microbiology.