Dr. Tom Bass has worked for Renaissance Nutrition, Inc. since April of 2000, where his job responsibilities include veterinary and nutritional technical service and support to Renaissance clients, nutritionists and managers in its service areas across the USA and Ontario, Canada.
He received BS degrees in Animal Science and Biology from Virginia Tech, and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Thereafter, he went on to complete his Residency in Large Animal Clinical Nutrition at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and his PhD in nutrition at the same institution. His dissertation research focused on vitamin E supplementation in cattle during late gestation.
Ian Shivas hails from Ontario, Canada, where he received his in B.Sc. (Agr) degree in Animal Sciences at University of Guelph in Ontario. He joined Renaissance Nutrition in 1999.
Ian has the privilege to formulate diets for University of Delaware Research Dairy and deliver guest lectures to the nutrition students. He is a Certified Cow Signals Trainer and has put on more than 20 Cow Signals and Feeding Signals workshops for Renaissance training.
Caitlyn is a Dairy and Livestock Nutritionist who also handles Regulatory Affairs and is a part of the Marketing Team with Renaissance Nutrition, Inc.. She received a Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences from Wilmington College and a Master of Science degree from The Ohio State University in Animal Science with a Dairy Nutrition focus in 2015. Her thesis research focused on methane mitigation using nitrates and yeasts rumen function.