Elisa Spungen Bildner
In her earlier career, Elisa was CEO of FreshPro, a fresh-cut produce company, a journalism professor at Rutgers University and New York University, and a reporter/editor for the Star Ledger in Newark, New Jersey. She also practiced law at both New York City and New Jersey law firms. In addition, Elisa is a professionally trained chef (she attended the School of Natural Cookery in Boulder, Colorado, which focuses on plant-based, sustainable cooking) and a yoga instructor. Committed to furthering social causes, Elisa has also chaired the boards of notable national and international nonprofit organizations and continues to sit on a number of boards. She is a graduate of Yale College and Columbia University School of Law, and most recently, received an MS in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport.