Alma is founder and CEO of Take Back the Kitchen, LLC, where she combines her background in counseling with her other passion, cooking, to help women overcome the common and individual obstacles to achieving their goals in the kitchen.
Alma grew up in New York City, listening to her parents eclectic record collection, harmonizing with her six siblings, and attending the High School of Music and Art. At the University of Wisconsin, and after college, she played music often, both socially and in local venues. After graduate school in Social Work, marriage, four kids and a move to the suburbs, however, she struggled to find the time to indulge her passion for music. In 2005 Alma combined her love of music and background in community organizing to found Parents Who Rock, an organization dedicated to helping parents re-connect with their musical past through organized performances for charity.