2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 16-18, 2023 | St. Louis, MO


Caroline Barry

Program Manager

Closed Loop Partners

Gregory Belt

Founder & CEO


John Bernardo


Ben Collier

Co-Founder and CEO

The Farmlink Project

Andrea Collins

Sustainable Food Systems Senior Specialist


Ryan Cooper

VP of Circular Economy Solutions


Christine Couvelier

President, Executive Chef , & Culinary Executive


Benjamin Crook

Country Category Business GM, Dressings & Condiments (North America)


Hayden Danksky

Executive Director

Boulder Food Rescue

Victoria Della Rocca RD,LDN

National Strategic Partnership Lead

Food Rescue Hero

Katherine Dolan

Customer Success Lead


Dr. Sara Elnakib

Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Family & Community Health Sciences

Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Rutgers University

Claudia Fabiano

Sustainable Management of Food Team

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Kate Gaertner

Founder, CEO & Author

TripleWin Advisory

Nora Goldstein


BioCycle CONNECT ® and BioCycle.net

Brian Halweil

Strategic Associate


Andrew Harig

Vice President - Tax, Trade, Sustainability & Policy Development

FMI – the Food Industry Association

Marvin Hayes

Program Manager

Baltimore Compost Collective Program

Ivan Jimenez

Senior Program Manager

Hole Food Rescue

Samantha Kenny

Senior Program Officer, Global Food Loss & Waste

World Wildlife Fund

Cyrus Kharas

Senior Director, Head of Impact Investing

Arabella Advisors

Maggie Kraft

Waste Programs Manager

Bon Appetit Management Company

Ben Kuethe

Vice President of Customer Solutions & Success

Divert Inc.

Dan Kurzrock

Founder & CEO

Upcycled Foods Inc.

Lindsey Loberg

Co-Director | 2023 Bertha Challenge Fellow

Boulder Food Rescue

Suzanne Long

Chief Sustainability and Transformation Officer

Albertsons Companies

Adam Lowy

Founder & Executive Director

Move for Hunger

Jude Medeiros

Manager, Sustainable Operations, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility


Rajesh Mirchandani

Chief Communications & Community Engagement Officer

Feeding America

Dr. Roni Neff

Associate Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Alexander Nichols-Vinueza

Program Manager, Food Loss and Waste


Clementine O'Connor

Sustainable Food Systems Programme Officer

United Nations Environment Programme

Leigh Prezkop

Senior Program Specialist for Food Waste

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Kai Robertson

Senior Corporate Sustainability Advisor

Independent Consultant (KOR Consulting)

Dr. Brian E. Roe

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

Ohio State University

Rosa Rolle

Senior Enterprise Development Officer and Team Leader, Food Losses and Waste

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Stephen Satterfield

Founder and CEO

Whetstone Media

Tyler Simmons

Head of U.S. Key Accounts

Too Good To Go

Danielle Todd

Founder and Executive Director

Make Food Not Waste

Sandra Vijn

Managing Director


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