Collaborative Assistance Team

Lauren Wollin-Ramirez
Team Team Member

Lauren Wollin-Ramirez

Lauren supports GFI to achieve its mission by ensuring GFI’s culture supports team members in creating a world where alternative proteins are no longer alternative. Areas of expertise: human resources, DEI, recruiting, employee relations

Brittaney Benson-Townsend
Team Team Member

Brittaney Benson-Townsend

Brittaney is a marketing automation expert leveraging email marketing analytics tools to support teams across GFI in creating powerful data-driven campaigns in support of the GFI mission. Areas of expertise: Pardot (Account Engagement), Salesforce, SQL, HTML, CSS

Chethana Biliyar
Team Team Member

Chethana Biliyar

Chethana Biliyar manages finance and administration, providing cross-cutting operations support to the Collaborative Assistance Team. Areas of expertise: finance, administration, USG international procurement and grants management, policy and procedure implementation, training

Rachel Faulkner, J.D.
Team Team Member

Rachel Faulkner, J.D.

Rachel Faulkner, J.D., is one of GFI’s in-house attorneys, focusing on legal support for the Policy and Corporate Engagement teams. Areas of expertise: legal advice, nonprofit administration, contract drafting and negotiation, intellectual property, legal research and writing, corporate outreach

Irina Rodina
Team Team Member

Irina Rodina

Irina Rodina, J.D. provides legal support and advice to GFI’s program teams, ensures compliance with data privacy regulations, and defines and implements enterprise data governance framework. Areas of expertise: technology transactions, nonprofits, data privacy, MDM, Salesforce.