Kavita Trivedi, a medical epidemiologist, saw her role as a health care consultant rapidly expand when the pandemic hit.

Trivedi is an expert in antimicrobial resistance, with experience at the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and California Department of Public Health.

In short order, her client base at Trivedi Consults expanded from health care organizations to a broad range of businesses, such as law firms Morrison & Foerster and Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, as well as companies like Dermalogica and GrubHub.