2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11-13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD


Christina Gilyutin


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Phil Acosta

Executive Director | Rockefeller-Acumen Food System Fellow

Hawaiian Mission Houses

Melissa Ackerman

Founder and CEO

Planet Harvest

John Aitken

Senior Social Scientist


Alex Askew


BCA Global

Ebun Ayandele

Manager, Waste Methane Initiative

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)

Philip Behn


McKinsey & Company

John Bernardo

Sustainability Strategist


Nicholas Bertram

CEO and President


Jake Blaisdell

Co-Founder and Co-CEO


Ani Boyo

Associate Director

Toast and Toast.org

Jenn Burka


FTW Ventures

Matt Burke

Founder and Executive Director

Food Rescue Baltimore

Yvette Cabrera

Director, Food Waste


Kathy Cacciola

Global Sustainability Lead

Google, Food Program

Rob Cahill



Mike Capoferri


Thunderbolt LA

Jeff Clark

Director, Business Engagement

National Restaurant Association

Allison Colden, Ph.D

Maryland Executive Director

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Ben Collier


The Farmlink Project

Jill Conklin

Strategic Officer, Director

Food for Soul

Erika Covington

Supply Chain Sustainability Manager

Land O’ Lakes

Bradley Crepeau


Food Cycle Science

Ana Cueva Solano

Sustainability Global Program Manager

Fresh Del Monte Produce

Sian Cuffy Young

Founder & CEO

Siel Environmental Services Limited

Nicolás Díaz

Senior Program Manager for Waste and Circular Economy

Global Methane Hub

Josh Domingues

Founder & Executive Chairman


Jenna Dowd

Senior Brand Manager for Hellmann’s Mayonnaise


Brandy Dreibelbis

Executive Director of Culinary

Chef Ann Foundation

Linda Dunn

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

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Leann Edwards

Program Director of Project Green Fork

Clean Memphis

Evan Ehlers


Sharing Excess

Martin Flusberg


Clean Energy Venture Group

Chris Franke

Senior Manager, Global Sustainability


Brian Fleury

Senior Vice President


Dr. Jillian Fry

Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences

Towson University

Becky Garrison Warfel

Director of Public Policy – Nutrition, Food Systems & Food Safety

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)

Nora Goldstein


BioCycle CONNECT® and BioCycle.net

Seth Goodman

Co-Founder and CEO

Northstar Recycling

Daniela Guerrero

Manager, Latin America

Village Capital

Dana Gunders

Executive Director


Dr. Kaitlyn Harper

Assistant Scientist in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dominic Hand

Digital Leader

Thermo King and Trane Technologies

Asch Harwood

Vice President of Data & Insights


Sophia Hosain

Zero Waste Manager

Baltimore City Department of Public Works

Jeremy Kaye

Co-Founder and CEO

The Spare Food Co.

Madeline Keating

Senior Advocate, Food Waste


Shannon Kenny

Senior Advisor, Food Loss and Food Waste

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Dave Lampert


Food Rescue US

Dr. Steve Lapidge

Creator and CEO

End Food Waste Australia

Nora LaTorre


Eat Real

June Jo Lee


Food Ethnographer

Shiyang Li

Founder and General Manager

RARE Center for Behavior

Jennifer Louie

Managing Director

Closed Loop Partners

Paula Luu

Senior Project Director

Closed Loop Partners

Emily Ma

Head, Food for Good | ReFED Board Member


Dr. Andrew Magyar

Co-Founder and CTO

Capra Biosciences

Billy Marcus

Founder/CEO | Food System Innovator

Marcus Technologies

Sue Marshall

Founder and CEO


Monica McBride

Director of Global Partnerships for Environment and Landscapes


Erin McCluskey

Senior Food Waste Specialist


Shannon McDonald

Natural Resource Planner

Maryland Department of the Environment

Tara McNerney

Business Support Manager

World Wildlife Fund

Michelle Mullins

Director of Operations, Food Loss and Waste

Tyson Foods

Daniel Morash


California Safe Soil, LLC (CSS)

Kenneth L. Moss Jr.

Lead Youth Composter

Baltimore Compost Collective

Stephanie Pazzaglia

Business Development Manager

JJ McDonnell

Brenda Platt

Director, Composting for Community Initiative

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Ida Posner

Founder & Managing Partner | Board Member at ReFED

Hawthorne Food Ventures

Dr. Lara Ramdin

Chief Innovation & Science Officer

Upcycled Foods Inc.

Abhi Ramesh

CEO and Founder

Misfits Market

Ignacio Ramirez

Managing Director

Winnow, US

Gwyneth Rampton

Vice President of Sustainability

Compass Group

Dawn Rhodes

Sr, Program Lead, Sustainability

Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Ava Richardson

Sustainability Director

Baltimore Office of Sustainability

Minnie Ringland

Manager, Climate & Insights


Joe Robbins

Senior Product Manager

Food Rescue US

Brian E. Roe, Ph.D.

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

Ohio State University

Dr. Bruce Roesenr

President and CTO

Green Life Tech

Gabriella Rosato

National Manager for Strategic Alliances


Anne Rosenthal

Farm to School Specialist, Food and Nutrition Services Department

Baltimore City Public Schools District

Laury Saligman

Managing Director, Clean Energy Venture Group

Vernal Ventures

Laura Schun


Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Kim Severson

National Food Correspondent

The New York Times

Thor Sigfusson, PhD

Founder and Chairman

The Iceland Ocean Cluster

Jake Simon

Co-Founder and CEO


Emma Sirois

National Director, Health Food in Health Care

Healthcare Without Harm

Wendelin Slusser, MD, MS

Associate Vice Provost of the Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center & Clinical Professor

UCLA's Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Megan Stoffer

Director of Sustainability

Sysco Corporation

Russell J. Strickland

Secretary of Emergency Management

Maryland Department of Emergency Management

Sanne Stroosnijder

Program Manager Food Loss and Waste Prevention

Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

Jackie Suggitt

Capital, Innovation, & Engagement Director


Jessica Synkoski

Head of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility


Harry Tannenbaum

President and Co-Founder


Erika Thiem

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Feeding America

Gabrielle Tiven

Senior Partner


Natasha Tofil

Environmental Compliance Manager


Eve Turow-Paul

Executive Director

Food for Climate League

Hana Uman

Program Officer

Posner Foundation

Angel Veza

Capital, Innovation, & Engagement, Senior Manager


Thomas J. Vilsack

Secretary of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Alex Nichols-Vinueza

Program Manager, Food Loss & Waste

World Widlife Fund - US

Rose Wang

Manager, Data Analytics and Data Science

Rocky Mountain Institute

Dr. Anika Warren Wood

Operating Partner and Chief Organizational Effectiveness Officer

Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation (DRK)

Eric Weaver

Founder and CEO

Transparent Path

Mike Wolf

Founder and Editor

The Spoon

Winson Wong

Co-Founder and CEO

Afterlife Ag

Kristina Wyatt

Deputy General Counsel and Chief Sustainability Officer


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