2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit

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

Kristen Fulmer

Senior Director, Sustainability

Oak View Group


Kristen Fulmer is a sustainability expert, focused on maximizing performance and promoting health and wellbeing within the built environment. Kristen joins OVG360 to lead OVG's corporate sustainability strategy as well as OVG's Sustainability Program, GOAL (Green Operations & Advanced Leadership). Prior to OVG, Kristen ran a consultancy that supported sports organizations' sustainability strategy. She previously led WeWork’s Global Sustainability Advisory Team, which focused on delivering customized sustainability solutions for Enterprise members. Early in her career, Kristen spent time working as a sustainability consultant for a third-party consulting firm and in-house for Lendlease, an international construction management and development firm. Kristen holds an MS in Sustainable Design from the University of Texas’ School of Architecture and a BS in Public & Urban Affairs from Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture.

Kristen is a LEED AP O+M, ID+C, ND; a WELL AP; a Fitwel Ambassador; a TRUE Advisor; and an EcoDistricts AP.


Thursday, May 18th

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Insights from Food-Service: A Three-Course Meal in Wins, Challenges, and Big Bets in Hospitality

Breakout Session (Running Concurrently)

Historically, food waste has been viewed as a necessary evil in the hospitality and events industries. Today, leading companies are finding ways to continue creating value for their guests while reducing surplus food that would have otherwise been wasted. This session will share insights and learnings from leading experts and business leaders implementing food waste reduction solutions as well as highlight sector-specific solutions designed to alleviate barriers to food waste reduction. 

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