Director of Corporate Engagement, Northern Illinois Foodbank
I take on every project, and lead my team with the “How can we be uniquely better?” mentality. I love telling stories, and if you let me, I’ll tell the long, no-detail-left-behind version that will make you feel like you are part of the story too. I love a challenge, big ideas, and ambitious projects that allow me to think out of the box. I light up when given the opportunity to speak in front of groups, especially when I get a laugh out of an audience.
My current role as a fundraiser allows me to combine all of the things I love to do (Branding, Marketing, Selling, Public-Speaking, Coaching, Creative-Thinking) while also helping those in need, and bettering the community where I live.
It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food. If done right, agriculture, forestry, and fisheries can provide nutritious food for all and generate decent incomes while supporting the people-centered rural development and protecting the environment. Right now, our soils, freshwater, oceans, forests, and biodiversity are being rapidly degraded. Climate change […]