Regina Abanathy

Regina Abanathy

School Wellness Specialist


Regina joined Dairy MAX in October 2023, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. Regina earned her Bachelor's degree in Dietetics from Prairie View A&M University and holds an MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Prior to joining Dairy MAX, Regina worked for Education Service Centers, KIPP Public Schools and the Texas Department of Agriculture where she served in various capacities including Child Nutrition Director and Program Specialist.

Regina’s decision to join the dairy industry was fueled by the opportunity to remain connected to meaningful work with the federal meal programs and a desire to help educate schools and community about the importance of dairy consumption. Regina currently resides in Houston, Texas, and is a self-proclaimed food enthusiast, actively involved in non-profit work through her church and enjoys Pilates and Jazz music. 

Favorite healthy breakfast: Smoked Salmon with Eggs, Arugula and Berries

One food you’d want if stranded on a desert island: Grapes 

What always makes you laugh: The Martin Lawrence Show