October 18, 2022, Orange NY: RFI, a leading provider of novel whole food solutions for the dietary supplement and functional food and beverage industries, has hired a new Director of Business Development.

Keith Schmidt brings more than three decades of experience in all aspects of particle/processing engineering, pharmaceutical /nutritional engineered ingredients, advanced API delivery systems, solid dosage GMP manufacturing operations and management to the RFI team.

He has extensive experience administering complex operations across all aspects of research and development, manufacturing operations, and executive management. This includes but is not limited to supply chain, new business development, quality control, regulatory compliance, facility design, and engineering.

Prior to joining RFI, Schmidt founded several successful contract manufacturing and research organizations in the pharmaceutical, nutritional and cosmetic industries.

“We are excited to welcome Keith to the RFI team and look forward to applying his expertise across so many facets of our business,” said Jeff Wuagneux, CEO, RFI. “The company is at a crucial point in its growth trajectory and Keith will be instrumental in helping us get to the next level.”




Media inquiries:

Becky Wright

WrightOn Marketing & Communications




About RFI

RFI Ingredients is a vertically integrated manufacturer that serves the dietary supplement, functional food and nutritional beverage industries. It has a strong foundation of custom manufacturing and formulation expertise, which is supported by a deep well of specialty ingredients and botanical actives. Taken together, these capabilities allow RFI to provide cutting-edge product solutions that boast whole food, natural ingredients made with clean processing methods via sustainable supply chains.