People of Food Methods

David Hill

David is the founder and president of Food Methods based in Portland, Oregon. He holds a BS in Food Science & Technology from Texas A&M and is a graduate of the Accounting program at PSU.

Along the way, David has worked in an ice cream factory, was a chemist in a food lab, and has prepared taxes at a CPA firm. He's also an accomplished software and web developer and has created solutions for numerous small businesses and startups, government agencies, and a few Fortune 500 firms.

David is also an instructor and advisor for the popular “Getting Your Recipe to Market” program where he helps entrepreneurs launch and run their own food businesses.

Julie Rhodes

Julie is the Director of Communication and Engagement for Food Methods where she oversees training, social media, and other projects . She holds a MS in Applied Information Management from University of Oregon.

In addition to Food Methods, Julie has worked with a variety of businesses and non-profit organizations to implement training and technology programs in support of their strategic initiatives.

Julie is a confessed lover of food, animals and the great outdoors.