Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD

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Angie Tagtow

Founder & Chief Strategist

Akta Strategies, LLC

Angie Tagtow is the Founder and Chief Strategist of kta Strategies, a consulting firm that designs authentic solutions for systems change. She has 30 years of experience working at local, state, federal, and international levels in agriculture, food, and nutrition policy; public health; and food and water systems. In 2014, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the Executive Director for the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion in which she co-led the development and launch of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Angie is a registered dietitian and has served as a 2020 Fellow of the National Leadership Academy for the Publics Health; Senior Fellow and Endowed Chair at the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences; and as a Food and Society Policy Fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. In addition to launching the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition in 2005 in which she served as the managing editor for 11 years, she has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reports. Angie is currently a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Public Health Leadership Program. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and Iowa State University.


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