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Katherine Van Story
Team Team Member

Katherine Van Story

Katherine Van Story is passionate about building meaningful relationships with GFI’s community of donors to advance key funding priorities in the alternative protein space. Areas of expertise: development strategy, donor relations, fundraising, communications

Rachel Faulkner, J.D.
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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

Chrissy Dinardo
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Chrissy Dinardo

Chrissy supports the Vice President of Corporate Engagement in order to advance the Corporate Engagement team's efforts. Areas of expertise: CRM management, project management, process optimization, nonprofits

Kelley McGill, J.D.
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Kelley McGill, J.D.

Kelley McGill represents GFI on Capitol Hill as one of the organization’s federal lobbyists. Areas of expertise: legislative research and drafting, food law, agricultural and environmental policy, strategy development.

Madeline Cohen
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Madeline Cohen

Madeline Cohen works on regulatory and policy issues affecting cultivated meat and plant-based foods. Areas of expertise: regulatory landscape, domestic policy, and litigation

Jeremy Chignell, Ph.D.
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Jeremy Chignell, Ph.D.

Jeremy Chignell articulates solutions for the key challenges associated with the production of proteins and ingredients through microbial fermentation. Areas of expertise: fermentation, microbial physiology, bioreactor design, process scale-up and control, bioinformatics, science communication

Megan Kellums
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Megan Kellums

Megan helps the Development team stay organized and collaborate efficiently to achieve ambitious fundraising goals. Areas of expertise: project management, organization, collaboration, effective communication.

Carolyn Englar
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Carolyn Englar

Carolyn Englar crafts compelling stories to advance alternative proteins and transform the global food system. Areas of expertise: global communications, media strategy, public relations, relationship management

Khoi Nguyen
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Khoi Nguyen

Khoi Nguyen develops campaigns to create thoughtful engagement with our online audience and bolster GFI’s mission across the digital landscape. Areas of expertise: video production & editing, product photography, marketing, social media management