The Food Trust Announces Leadership Transition

Philadelphia, PA — After leading the organization for over a decade, Yael Lehmann has transitioned from her role as President and CEO of The Food Trust. Yael led the organization’s evolution from a local nonprofit to a nationally recognized food access organization. We honor her dedication to the organization’s mission. We wish her well in her future endeavors and sincerely appreciate her contributions to The Food Trust throughout her 18 years of service.

We are extremely fortunate that The Food Trust’s Founder, Duane Perry, will help guide the organization during this transition. We are grateful Duane is available to provide his expertise and guidance as we begin the search for a new CEO. And, thanks to our incredible staff, volunteers and supporters, The Food Trust will remain focused on our mission to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions.


Angel Rodriguez

Board Chair, The Food Trust

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