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Alanna Barfield  is a D.L. Newslow & Associates, Inc. Food Safety and Consultant Expert.
Alanna Barfield
Food Safety and System Specialist


We are pleased to announce that Alanna has joined D.L. Newslow & Associates, Inc.

Alanna was born in Neptune, NJ but moved very shortly to Atlanta, GA.  Alanna considers Atlanta her home as she has lived there at three different times in her life.  She has also lived in Florida and Texas.  She is married to a native Atlantan, Roy, but is noted to have changed residences 27 times by the time she was 27 years old.  Alanna graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Chemistry.  Alanna and Roy live in Woodstock, a suburb on the north side of Atlanta, with their two children Cullen (17) and Maggie (14).  They have two dogs and enjoy spending family time outside by their pool.   

 Alanna began her career in the chemical and polymer coatings industry.  She started her quality assurance and food safety experience with Coca-Cola in 1999.  Alanna has experience in auditing suppliers, manufacturing facilities and a variety of standards.  Most notably obtaining Organic Certification, ISO 9001, FSSC 22000 certification within several facilities.  She is experienced with manufacturing, cross functional problem solving and change management processes. 

Alanna has worked in positions as: Regional Technical Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Safety and Environmental Manager (regional role), Quality and Environmental Manager, Process Quality Manager and Quality Systems Manager.  Although her experience is within Coca-Cola it covers ingredients, concentrate, syrup and ready to drink products. 

Alanna has experience with TTB, USDA and FDA, and can perform a variety of audits including but not limited to warehouse, manufacturing, GMP and supplier audits.

She possesses strong leadership, organizational, communication skills and innovative problem-solving skills.  Alanna’s passion is assisting manufacturing facilities comply with the requirements and standards of their customers.   Alanna is excited to partner with clients in the pursuit of compliance and continuous improvement.

Alanna brings a vast number of skills and experience with her to D. L. Newslow & Associates through her education and previous work experience. We are excited to have her join our team as a Consultant, Process Improvement Guide, Auditor and Friend.                                                               

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