Our Team


Our team comes from a wide variety of backgrounds, bringing a diverse blend of expertise and experience in food business strategy and sustainability, finance, data analytics, culinary arts, research, agricultural development, and communications. Meet the people who make our work possible.

Dana Gunders
Asch Harwood
Selena Mao
Minnie Ringland
Alexandria Coari
Jackie Suggitt
Caroline Vance
Angel Veza
Alejandro Enamorado
Lily Herd
Sarah Munger
Jeffrey Costantino
Vanessa Mukhebi
Cole Leslie
Shawn Shepherd
Sam Buck
Katy Franklin
Salma Khan

Board of Directors

Our Board is comprised of leaders in the business, technology, philanthropic, and nonprofit sectors who inform the organization’s strategic initiatives, offer technical expertise, and collectively provide a holistic analysis of the challenges and opportunities for food waste reduction.

Past Board & Steering Committee Members

Advisory Council

ReFED’s strength has long rested in the power of the people who surround, advise, and contribute to our work. The Advisory Council is a group of thought leaders helping to provide expert input to ReFED’s priority programs and long-term strategy. 

Food Waste Action Network

The ReFED Food Waste Action Network (FWAN) is a group of over 300  individuals and organizations who share their knowledge and time on key projects at ReFED, as well as connect with, teach, and learn from their FWAN peers. FWAN members bring perspectives from all parts of the food system and a diverse set of backgrounds. Together, they are influencing and strengthening impactful food waste reduction work in pursuit of our shared goal: a 50% reduction in food waste by the year 2030.

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