2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11-13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD


Melissa Ackerman

Founder and CEO

Planet Harvest

John Aitken

Senior Social Scientist


Alex Askew


BCA Global

John Bernardo

Sustainability Strategist


Ani Boyo

Associate Director

Toast and Toast.org

Linda Breggin

Senior Attorney

Environmental Law Institute

Jenn Burka


FTW Ventures

Yvette Cabrera

Director, Food Waste


Kathy Cacciola

Global Sustainability Lead

Google, Food Program

Mike Capoferri


Thunderbolt LA

Allison Colden, Ph.D

Maryland Executive Director

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Jenna Dowd

Senior Brand Manager for Hellmann’s Mayonnaise


Linda Dunn

Faculty Director and Assistant Professor for the Master’s in Supply Chain Management (SCM) Program

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Evan Ehlers


Sharing Excess

Lorin Fries

Founder & Lead Partner

Future Table

Fadila Jumare


Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Brian Fleury

Senior Vice President


Dr. Jillian Fry

Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences

Towson University

Nora Goldstein


BioCycle CONNECT® and BioCycle.net

Daniela Guerrero

Manager, Latin America

Village Capital

Sophia Hosain

Zero Waste Manager

Baltimore City Department of Public Works

Shannon Kenny

Senior Advisor, Food Loss and Food Waste

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Shiyang Li

Founder and General Manager

RARE Center for Behavior

Paula Luu

Senior Project Director

Closed Loop Partners

Riana Lynn


Journey Foods

Shannon McDonald

Natural Resource Planner

Maryland Department of the Environment

Tara McNerney

Business Support Manager

World Wildlife Fund

Stephanie Pazzaglia

Business Development Manager

JJ McDonnell

Brenda Platt

Director, Composting for Community Initiative

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Lauren Poor

Regional Program Manager, Healthy Food in Health Care

Healthcare Without Harm

Ida Posner

Founder & Managing Partner | Board Member at ReFED

Hawthorne Food Ventures

Dr. Lara Ramdin

Chief Innovation & Science Officer

Upcycled Foods Inc.

Brian E. Roe, Ph.D.

Van Buren Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics

Ohio State University

Hans Sauter

Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President, Corporate R&D, QA, and Agricultural Services

Del Monte Fresh Produce Co.

Megan Stoffer

Director of Sustainability

Sysco Corporation

Jessica Synkoski

Head of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility


Gabrielle Tiven

Senior Partner


Eve Turow-Paul

Executive Director

Food for Climate League

Angel Veza

Capital, Innovation, & Engagement, Senior Manager


Kristina Wyatt

Deputy General Counsel and Chief Sustainability Officer


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