Team

Anne Till, MNutr, RDN, LDN

Anne is the founding member of Anne Till Nutrition Group. She is a highly regarded dietitian with extensive experience working with both individuals and organizations to help them achieve their nutrition and wellness goals. Passionate about her profession, Anne is dedicated to assisting individuals and groups in reaching their health objectives.

To serve a larger community, Anne is committed to surrounding herself with competent and passionate team members who share her vision and enthusiasm for nutrition, wellness, and helping people. Based at our Cary location, Anne has limited availability for new patients, but she has assembled a team of exceptional providers whom she trusts to address the health concerns and goals of all patients.

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Avril Schupp, MS, RDN, LDN, CES

Located in our Cary, NC office

About Avril 

Avril is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with over 20 years of nutrition coaching experience. Her passion for improving the lives of her clients provides her with a sincere ability to listen to her clients’ needs while offering them goal-oriented, personalized guidance. Additionally, as an avid fitness enthusiast and with a background in personal training, Avril can combine her skills to provide comprehensive wellness and weight loss programs. She is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and is highly committed to seeing her patients have long term success.

 

Education/Certification

-BS in Nutrition and Dietetics- University of Delaware

-MS in Nutrition- Meredith College

-Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist

-National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Corrective Exercise Specialist

-Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR) Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management

-Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified

 

Interests

-Weight Management

-Diabetes

-Metabolic Syndrome

-Gastrointestinal Disorders

-Heart Disease

-Disordered Eating

-Cancer

-Chronic Disease Prevention

-Optimal Wellness

-Sports Nutrition

-Stress Management

 

Hobbies

Avril is originally from Newark, Delaware. Her hobbies include running, biking, hiking & backpacking, cooking, and traveling. She also loves experiencing local restaurants, breweries, and wineries.


Kaitie Yeoman-Price, RD, LDN, CDCES

Virtual Only in NC.

Kaitie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator who counsels individuals to make meaningful behavior change to prevent or manage chronic health conditions like diabetes, insulin resistance, overweight/obesity, cancer, hypertension, and high cholesterol.

We are delighted to have Kaitie as part of our team. She is passionate about people and nutrition and helping her clients achieve their health and wellness goals.  Her clinical training in diabetes education is an asset to our organization.

Kaitie believes in a holistic approach and nutrition as a part of greater lifestyle change to maintain good health. Kaitie has worked for years as a corporate health and wellness coach with a focus on chronic disease management and prevention, weight management, stress management, and tobacco cessation.  She has also worked with oncology patients and cancer survivors on food literacy and cooking skills, as well as managing good nutrition despite side effects following treatment.

Kaitie holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rhodes College and completed her Dietetic Internship and graduate-level coursework in Clinical Nutrition at Saint Louis University. Kaitie is originally from North Mississippi and now resides in Durham. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, cooking, exploring grocery stores, and trying new restaurants and museums around the Triangle.  


Peggy Smith, RDN, LDN, CDCES

Located in our Clayton, NC office

About Peggy 

Peggy has 20 years of experience in nutrition and dietetics and a passion to increase awareness of living a healthier life with all her patients. Peggy enjoys working with individuals to discover new ways to meet their goals. Peggy is determined to show others how easy it can be to incorporate whole foods in the processed environment in which surrounds us. She enjoys cooking and often tries new recipes, despite her own busy schedule of working full time and being a wife and mother. Peggy has worked closely with people with diabetes; she is committed and compassionate about helping people cope with this chronic disease and learn the tools they need to help themselves.

 

Education/Certification

– Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Southern Illinois University

– Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist

– Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist

– Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

– AADE Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Certificate Program

 

Interest/Specialties

– Diabetes

– PCOS

– Cardiovascular Disease

– Weight Management

– Women’s Health

– Prenatal

– Gestational Diabetes

– Celiac Disease

– Gastrointestinal Disorders

 

Hobbies

Peggy is originally from the Cleveland, Ohio area and currently resides in Clayton, NC. Her hobbies include cooking healthy foods and exploring new recipes, walking outdoors, going to the beach, spending time with friends, and keeping up with her two teenage boys, husband, and dog.


Annelise Prigge, MS, RD, LDN

Located in our Raleigh, NC office

About Annelise

Annelise knows that food, lifestyle, and health are very personal, so she is careful to take the time to connect with each of her patients and hear their story. Annelise’s love of food is what led her to the field of nutrition, so she makes it a priority that her patients are happy with their healthy eating plan and can find foods and meals they enjoy. She empowers her patients to take control of their health to prevent or reverse lifestyle related conditions and make sustainable changes that improve their quality of life in both the short and long term.

 

Education/Certification

-Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Foods

-Master of Science in Nutrition

-Registered & Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist

-National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach

 

Interests/Specialties

-Reversal of borderline Blood Glucose (Prediabetes), Cholesterol, Blood Pressure

-Management of Heart Disease, Diabetes

-Weight-Neutral Nutrition

-Plant-based, Vegetarian, and Vegan Diets

 

Hobbies

Annelise is originally from Pennsylvania but has lived in North Carolina for most of her life. Some of her hobbies outside of work include cooking, backpacking & camping, doing DIY projects around the house, fostering rescue dogs, and visiting thrift stores and flea markets.


Sydney Mitchell, MS, RDN, LDN

Located in our Cary, NC office

About Sydney

Sydney is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with a passion for helping patients achieve their goals while navigating the “noise” surrounding nutrition. Sydney understands that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to a healthful life, and she is dedicated to helping others understand how to nourish their bodies on an individual level. She feels strongly that the best goals are comprehensible, realistic, and achievable.

 

Education/Certification

-Registered & Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist

– Master of Science in Nutrition (Winthrop University)

– Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Health Promotion (University of South Carolina)

– ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

 

Interest/Specialties

– Weight-neutral Counseling

– Weight Management and Post-Bariatric Surgery

– Cardiovascular Disease

– Diabetes

– Cancer Survivorship as well as treatment nutrition therapy

– Gastrointestinal Disorders

 

Hobbies

Sydney is originally from Aiken, South Carolina. In her free time, she enjoys exploring hidden gems around the city, cooking for friends, and spending time with her fur babies.


Sarah Heckler, MS, RD, LDN, CISSN

Located in our Raleigh, NC office

About Sarah

Sarah understands the world we live in can be very overwhelming. When it comes to health and wellness, she recognizes there is a considerable amount of contradicting information. Sarah focuses on implementing evidence-based recommendations into practical steps that are easy to manage on a day-to-day basis. Sarah is committed to helping people navigate through nutrition in a way that empowers them to feel their best.

 

Education/Certification

– Registered & Licensed Dietitian & Nutritionist (RDN/LDN)

– Meredith College MS in Nutrition

– North Carolina State University BS in Nutrition Science, minor in Sports Science

– Certified Sports Nutritionist from the International Society of Sports Nutrition (CISSN)

 

Interests/Specialties

– Weight management

– Sports nutrition

– Youth nutrition

– Cardiovascular disease

– Healthy habits

 

Hobbies

Sarah is originally from Pennsylvania but has lived in the Triangle the past 11 years. Her hobbies include cooking, working out, spending time with friends and family and fashion.


Nikki Kuhlmann, RD, LDN

Located in our Raleigh, NC office

About Nikki

Nikki is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who believes in the power of nutrition to change lives. With her warm personality and positive attitude, she creates a safe and non-judgment environment for patients. Nikki knows change can be hard which is why she works closely side-by-side with patients to meet them where they are in making realistic changes. She has a variety of experience working in the outpatient setting doing one-on-one nutrition counseling and teaching cooking classes. Her compassion shines through as she keeps an optimistic outlook to help guide patients to take control of their health and improve their quality of life. She is looking forward to working alongside patients being their “cheerleader”.

 

Education/Certification

– Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Foods

– Registered & Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist

 

Interests/Specialties

– Management of Heart Disease, Diabetes

– Plant-based, Vegetarian, and Vegan Diets

– Obesity and Weight management

– Stress and Sleep management

– Chronic Disease Prevention

 

Hobbies

In her free time, you can find Nikki in the kitchen creating a new recipe, on a nature walk, or discovering fun events in the area. She is always in the grocery store looking for new products to try out before recommending to patients.


Hannah Holzhauer, MS, RDN, LDN, NBC-HWC

Located in our Cary, NC office

About Hannah

Hannah is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist dedicated to guiding individuals on their wellness journeys. With a compassionate approach, she meets patients where they are and recognizes that each person’s relationship with food is deeply personal. Hannah empowers her patients to nourish their bodies with care and respect, offering guidance tailored to their unique needs and preferences.

Believing that humans are multidimensional beings, Hannah understands that true wellness encompasses more than just diet. She strives to provide a safe, judgment-free space where patients can explore all aspects of their well-being. Through education and support, Hannah equips her patients with the tools they need to make sustainable, positive changes for a healthier, happier life.

Education and Certifications

  • Registered and Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist (RDN/LDN)
  • National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC)
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, Rowan University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science, Rowan University

Interests and Specialties

  • Sustainable behavior change
  • Weight-neutral counseling
  • Disordered eating
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Stress management
  • Plant-based eating
  • All Inclusive and diverse patient care

Hobbies

Originally from northern New Jersey, Hannah enjoys cycling greenways, hiking trails, making art, and exploring local coffee shops in her free time. She also loves spending time in the kitchen creating fun, flavorful food to share with her loved ones.


Hillary Budkowski, MS, RDN, LDN

Located in our Raleigh, NC office

About Hillary

Hillary works with patients to understand their needs and to create sustainable, personalized nutrition goals that fit into their lifestyle. Throughout her schooling and career, she developed her niche for helping individuals to optimize their health, while creating positive relationships with food. She believes that all patients have the ability to become confident in their body’s signals and discover how nutrition can impact their day-to-day life.

 

Education/Certifications 

– Registered and Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist (RDN/LDN)

– Certificate of Training in Integrative and Functional Nutrition

– Certificate of Training in Adult and Pediatric Weight Management

– University of Pittsburgh Coordinated Master in Nutrition and Dietetics

– University of Dayton Bachelor of Science in Education and Allied Professions

 

Interests / Specialties 

– Women’s Health

– PCOS

– Digestive Health

– Plant-based Eating

– Cholesterol Management

– Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

 

Hobbies

In her free time, Hillary loves to get out and explore. She enjoys hiking mountain trails, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with her friends, family, and dog.


Hallee Acquanita, MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES

Located in our Raleigh, NC Office

About Hallee

Hallee is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist passionate about helping others understand how nutrition can empower one to manage their health. Hallee has experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings with clients of all ages and conditions. During her dietetic internship, she volunteered at a camp for children with diabetes, and this experience was very influential on Hallee’s early career and led her to obtain specialized training and certifications in diabetes. Hallee uses evidence-based nutrition practices to meet clients where they are and help them feel their best. She enjoys the relationships and connections created from working one-on-one with clients and finds great joy in being a positive part of their lives. Hallee strongly values family and believes that providing education and guidance to one can have a profound impact on the health of generations. She is looking forward to walking with her clients on their journeys and celebrating their wins.

 

“The Journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu

 

Education/Certification

– Registered & Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist

– Master of Science in Dietetics (University of Missouri)

– Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (University of Missouri)

– Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

– Certified Insulin Pump Trainer: Medtronic, Tandem, Insulet

 

Interests/Specialties

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, Autoimmune diabetes, Prediabetes, and diabetes during pregnancy.

– Pregnancy and Fertility Nutrition

– Women’s Health

– PCOS

– Infant, Pediatric, and Adolescent Nutrition

– Weight-Inclusive Nutrition

 

Hobbies

In her free time, Hallee enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. Hallee enjoys trying new exercise classes, gardening, going to the beach, and exploring local coffee shops.

Michaela Caton, RDN, LDN

Serving the Clayton, NC Community

About Michaela

With over a decade of experience, Michaela Caton, RDN, LDN, excels in nutrition counseling focused on disease prevention, embracing a whole foods-based approach, and fostering a positive relationship with food. She is dedicated to helping clients connect deeply with their food—whether through cooking, gardening, or understanding the science behind nutrition and our bodies. Michaela’s rich background in nutrition, spanning outpatient settings, in-home consultations, schools, and agriculture, equips her with a distinctive perspective in client care. Committed to your success, she offers both motivation and accountability to help you achieve your health goals.

Together, let’s embark on a transformative journey towards unlocking your full potential for optimal well-being.

Education/Certification

  • BS in Nutrition and Dietetics – Montclair State University
  • Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist

Interests

Michaela is deeply passionate about a wide range of nutritional topics, including:

  • Chronic Disease Treatment & Prevention
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Behavior-change Therapy
  • Building a Healthy Relationship with Food/Mindfulness
  • Disordered Eating
  • Weight-Inclusive Nutrition
  • Digestive Health/GI Disorders

Hobbies

A New Jersey native, Michaela enjoys an active lifestyle with hobbies like mountain biking and running. She delights in cooking healthy, flavorful recipes, exploring thrift stores, and indulging in creative crafts. Above all, spending quality time with her family, friends, and her dog, Mia, brings her the greatest joy.


Brooke O’Brien

Brooke is our wonderful office coordinator and administrator located at our Cary location. She is the friendly face that you will meet at the front of our operation and the person you will connect with initially when you call our office. She is willing and able to help you with all your enquiries.
As North Carolinian native, Brooke was born and raised in the Triangle, Brooke graduated from Apex High School and went on to obtain her Associates Degree in Applied Science in Office System Technology at Wake Technical Community College.

Brooke is personally invested in health and wellness, and has a passion for preparing healthy meals and experimenting with new healthy recipes. She has inspired other members of her family to pursue health and wellness as well, and readily shares her healthy lifestyle experiences with others.

Brooke lives with her husband Jim and two adorable dogs, Max and Noel in Fuquay-Varina. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, walking and spending time with family and friends.

“I have known Anne since 2015 and personally know the challenges of eating healthy. I love learning from our dietitians and continue to use that knowledge in my quest to continue a healthy lifestyle. “


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