Founder and Executive Director
Ben S. is a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park studying government and politics and nonprofit management. He brings five years of nonprofit experience, and 23 years of not being able to stand good food going to waste. He is also the Founder of MyMaryland.net, Co-founder of The Love Movement, and a former opinion columnist for The Diamondback. Ben likes songwriting, swimming, Indian food, long walks at 2 AM, and pick-up volleyball. He is excited at the amazing opportunity to scale Food Recovery Network across the country, and sees it as part of a larger movement toward a sustainable, socially just, and prosperous way of life. Ben was recently recognized by ABC News and Univision as one of their Top 10 Social Entrepreneurs of 2012.