Registered Dietitian/ Chef: Keisha Banks- Thornton MPH, RD, CHWC

Keisha Banks-Thornton is a registered dietitian, food and nutrition expert, and certified health and wellness coach. who is working very closely with Ezbites as a dynamic team member. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from James Madison University in Harrisonburg Virginia and received her Master of Public Health degree from Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana. She is the founder/owner of Good Nutrition and developer of Delish! Cookies sold in stores and online. In addition, she develops recipes for food demonstrations, newsletters, and her website. She has worked with both children and adults in the clinical setting teaching diabetes and nutrition classes. She does nutrition coaching to help individuals achieve their health goals and teaches train the trainer workshops for health care professionals.

Having three small children of her own and having a busy daily schedule she understands the challenges when it comes to eating healthy and living a healthy lifestyle. With a little planning and high motivation, she believes healthy eating is in everyone’s reach.

Chef Carla Savage

Since 2010​ Chef Carla relocated to Virginia from Southern Maryland, she would then open her very first fresh seafood market "The Maker's Fish House.  This endeavor consumed her restricted schedule so she decide to close the storefront and enroll in the Culinary  Program at Stratford University Glen Allen, VA.  She later completed her degree, and started a catering service to provide the community with wholesome quality food free from chemicals, and GMO's.  Today Chef Carla is still growing and learning the best foods and techniques to make your Ezbites experience exceptional.

Chef Maura Lynch

Chef Maura is from the Philadelphia area, and studied Food Management and Dietetics at Drexel University in Philadelphia.  She has more than 35 years of diverse culinary experience, including hospitals, private clubs, military feeding, university dining, and has owned several businesses catering to private clients for meal deliveries and in home catering.  She currently resides in Richmond, VA, and is now developing and growing an in-home cooking and catering service, along with working with EZ Bites to develop some of these specialized recipes.  

Social Media/Website Specialist: Kizzy Staten Gray

Kizzy Gray, recognizably and brilliantly affirms any distinction given. A Virginia native and gracious example of diplomacy at its best, this striking mother of five home-schooled children and wife of 20 blissful years, is a military veteran, an Author, an entrepreneur, a teacher, a public speaker and impassioned workshop facilitator.  


Kizzy fulfills an extensive role in the community by steadfastly volunteering in church, and various community outreaches which has attributed to over 25 years in service. Kizzy currently holds the position of Website developer and Social Media Specialis for Ezbites, Finger Delicacy by Bertha. Kizzy has been with Ezbites since its conception.  Formerly the Marketing Director for Character Coaches International, she presently is the President and Head Graphic/Web Designer of Kizzoe Designss.  Kizzy also serves on the board of an international non-profit organization to Haiti.  

CEO: Mrs. Gwendolyn Fox

Gwendolyn Fox: Coming from humble beginnings in Philadelphia PA, Gwendolyn Fox is currently a resident of Richmond Virginia. She has over 25 years of experience in human services, management, and business development. As an entrepreneur and philanthropist, Gwendolyn Fox has owned and operated independent living facilities for mentally challenged adults in Philadelphia, PA (1993-2005). She has provided level III residential treatment facilities in Shelby NC for Children and Adolescents, (1997-2011) in possession of the highly renowned CARF accreditation, offering services such as community support, intensive in-home, diagnostic assessments, group therapy, individual substance abuse, and parenting classes. She then went on to further challenge herself when she stepped out of her comfort zone and opened a restaurant (Philly Styles 2006) in Shelby NC.

Mrs. Fox achieved these accolades all while being a mother of three children, grandmother to two, and a wife to her husband, Haywood Fox.

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