Meet The Team

Michael Silver

VP of Operations

Michael Silver graduated from Emory in May of 2020 with a BBA from the Goizueta Business School in Finance and a BA in Economics from the College of Arts and Sciences. At Emory, he founded the Sexual Assault Forum to Educate (SAFE) Greeks, a student-led initiative committed to combatting sexual assault within sorority and fraternity life at Emory. 

 

Michael also represented the undergraduate student population at the Emory University Senate in the 2017-18 academic year and participated in the Emory Ethically EnGaged Leaders (EEGL) program. Interested in modern solutions to alleviate poverty, he joined CMFR in August of 2020.

Ben Sigel

Founder and President

Ben Sigel graduated from Emory University's Goizueta Business School in May of 2020 with a double concentration in Management Consulting and Marketing and a sub-concentration in Entrepreneurship. He was also the 2020 recipient of the Goizueta Business School Entrepreneurship Award. 

Ben was inspired by the work being done by East West Food Rescue in Washington, and decided to do his part in combatting hunger in his own community. He founded Central MA Food Rescue in August of 2020 to address the growing food insecurity crisis at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ryan Alexander

VP of Fundraising

Ryan graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in May of 2020 with a double concentration in Finance and Real Estate. Ryan has extensive fundraising experience for various charitable organizations like Fuck Cancer and Montreal Children's Hospital. 

After hearing about the work being done by Central MA Food Rescue from Ben, he was eager to join the team. Ryan hopes to help Central MA Food Rescue donate 1,000,000 pounds of food this year. 

Bryan Graf

Chief Strategy Officer

Bryan graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in May of 2020 with a double concentration in Marketing and Operations management. At Emory, Bryan lead Greeks Go Green as the Finance Chair, an organization committed to increasing the the sustainability efforts on Emory's Campus 

Bryan helped CMFR take off, joining Ben on the very first delivery. After taking some time off due to illness, he's back on the team and ready to push things forward. 

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Central MA Food Rescue is a federally approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. EIN 85-2400169.