OdomRD Dietitian Consultants is a husband-wife partnership that was established in 2016 after winning 1st place in the 2016 San Angelo Business Plan competition. OdomRD was awarded with $15,000 and an in-kind donation package that included a variety of services in web-design, legal, and financial assistance. In April of 2019, they graduated from the Business Factory Incubator Program with the Concho Valley Entrepreneur Development Program and City of San Angelo Development Center (COSADC). They were recognized by Senator Charles Perry and Mayor Brenda Gunter for their successful creation of 16 jobs and for the positive economic impact on San Angelo. In May of 2019, the Odom family moved to the Houston area and relocated the business to Galveston, Texas. OdomRD is officially on island time!
Tabitha Odom is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Nutrition from Texas Tech University and a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health. Tabitha has over 10 years of experience as a registered dietitian and much of her work has been focusing on long-term care. Ryan Odom is a former professional scuba diver and previously worked at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas. He decided to go back to school at Angelo State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Tabitha initially started OdomRD as a sole proprietorship in 2014. Ryan and Tabitha had an idea to expand the company and create a team of highly skilled dietitian consultants - and that is where the business plan competition came into play. Upon winning the business plan competition in 2016, Ryan Odom was brought on as a partner. Ryan is the CFO and handles all business operations for OdomRD.
Ryan and Tabitha have three children and they pride themselves on balancing family and work life. In their spare time, Ryan enjoys rebuilding his 1976 CJ5, fishing, and sporting - especially softball and golf. Tabitha enjoys baking, DIY projects, and playing golf. She is involved in improving the dietitian profession and stays active in the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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