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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

Ingrid Eck
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Ingrid Eck

Ingrid Eck develops strategies to strengthen the organization’s events and community-building function. Areas of expertise: event design and management, stakeholder engagement, coalition building

Rachel Colombana
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Rachel Colombana

Rachel Colombana is GFI’s Senior Director of Development, helping oversee the department’s operations. Areas of expertise: fundraising, corporate sponsorships, grants, development strategy

GFI Creative Coordinator Ann Ittoop
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Ann Ittoop

Ann Ittoop supports the creation, optimization, and implementation of GFI’s website content strategy. Areas of expertise: content development, digital marketing, social media

Laura Clark
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Laine Clark

Laine serves as Senior Corporate Engagement Manager, Innovation, helping to position GFI as a valuable resource for emerging and established alternative protein companies. Areas of expertise: entrepreneurship, fundraising, commercialization, strategic planning, team building, and market validation

Jacalyn Webster
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Jacalyn Webster

Jacalyn supports the Global Director of Philanthropy and coordinates the Philanthropy team’s work. Areas of Expertise: Event and project management, organization, sustainable agriculture, nutrition education, plant-based cooking

Susan Bachar
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Susan Bachar

Susan Bachar builds partnerships with GFI’s constituents in support of its mission to accelerate alternative protein innovation globally. Areas of expertise: Non-profit fundraising, communications, management, public affairs/policy advocacy.