Yolanda Ramos, Certified Personal, Professional Chef, & Instructor

She received a degree in Applied Business with a focus in Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts. After her internship at Wholefoods Market in the prepared foods department she co-founded her company with the vision to improve the health of her community. She continues to have a large impact in the Latino community and understanding that in order to make change you must meet people where they're at in life.

Team Members


Rhonda Sharpley, Health and Lifestyle Coach

Coach Sharply has over 40 years of experience specializing in personal, groups and community coaching and training. Her role with Freshly Rooted has expanded over the years currently she serves as a primary instructor. 


Alysha Ellis MBA, Co-Founder and Strategic Planner

Over the years Ms. Ellis has developed innovative business strategies for Freshly Rooted. She has created sustainable practices and principles to advance the business. Currently, she is the lead for Strategic Planning and Sustainability.