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The Building a Healthier Future Summit provides a unique opportunity where business and industry leaders can sit with their nonprofit, academic and government counterparts and address the paramount issue affecting children’s health today: childhood obesity. This summit is about action, not talk. It’s about bringing leaders together in ways that will create new opportunities and new solutions helping to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

View a list of the 2014 Summit speakers below and stay tuned for details about next year’s Summit, scheduled for February 25 – 27, 2015.

Keynote Address:
First Lady Michelle Obama

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Featured Speakers
Hugh Acheson
Photo By Emily B. Hall
Hugh Acheson

James Beard Award-Winning Chef

chef/partner

Five & Ten, The National, Cinco y Diez and Empire State South

Paul Bakus

Paul Bakus

president, corporate affairs

Nestlé US

Chairman Brock

Roslyn M. Brock

chairman, national board of directors

NAACP

Gail Christopher

Gail C. Christopher, DN

vice president for program strategy

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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Senator William H. Frist, MD

co-founder

Aspire Health

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James R. Gavin, III, MD, PhD

board chair, PHA

chief medical officer and CEO

Healing Our Village, Inc.

LTG Hertling

Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling

senior vice president for global partnering

physicans leadership development and “Healthy 100″

Florida Hospital, Orlando

member, Mission: Readiness

Mary Jordan

Mary Jordan

editor

The Washington Post

Barbara Lynch

Barbara Lynch

James Beard Award-Winning Chef

grand chef

Relais & Châteaux

Michael Jacobson

Michael Jacobson

co-founder and executive director

Center for Science in the Public Interest

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Sam Kass

executive director

Let’s Move!

Stephanie Mehta

Stephanie Mehta

deputy managing editor

FORTUNE

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Janet Murguia, JD

president and CEO

National Council of La Raza

Mayor Nutter

The Honorable Michael A. Nutter

Mayor

City of Philadelphia

Robert K. Ross

Robert K. Ross, MD

president and CEO

The California Endowment

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Lawrence (Larry) A. Soler, JD

president and CEO

Partnership for a Healthier America

Breakout Session Speakers

Kimberly Seals Allers
Director
First Food Friendly Community Initiative
Healthy Early Childhood: Promising Practices

Matt Anthony
CEO
Y&R North America
You Are What You Drink

Paul Bakus
president, corporate affairs
Nestlé USA
Raising the Bar by Lowering Calories

Michael Barkley
senior vice president, Marketing
Birds Eye Frozen Division
Transforming Consumer Choices: The Power of Food Marketing

Laura Bay
president-elect
National PTA

Jeremy Bearman
executive chef
Rouge Tomate
Eating Out, Not Pigging Out

Richard Black
vice president, global nutrition
PepsiCo
Raising the Bar by Lowering Calories

Travis Bogard
vice president, product management & strategy
Jawbone
There’s an App for That?

Ellen L. Braff-Guajardo
program officer
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Foundation Viewpoint

Jim Bressi
director of food research and development
Kwik Trip, Inc.
Eating Out, Not Pigging Out

Tim Brown
CEO
Nestlé Waters North America
You Are What You Drink

Samantha Cabaluna
vice president, marketing and communications
Earthbound Farm
Healthy Choices on Aisle 9

Hank Cardello
senior fellow & director, Obesity Solutions Initiative
Hudson Institute
Raising the Bar by Lowering Calories

Debbie I. Chang, MPH
vice president of policy and prevention
Nemours
Foundation Viewpoint

Aneesh Chopra
senior advisor
The Advisory Board Company
There’s an App for That?

Michelle Cordial
director of marketing development
Subway
Defaulting to Health: Kids Menus

Tom Cove
president and CEO
Sports and Fitness Industry Association
Active Kids Do Better

Mike Curtin
CEO
DC Central Kitchen
Feed Families Not Landfills

Saugato Datta
vice president
ideas42
Increasing Active Play

Helen Dombalis
policy and strategic partnerships director
National Farm to School Network
Healthy Early Childhood: Promising Practices

Lorna C. Donatone
chief operating officer and education market president
Sodexo, Inc.
The Freshman Fit-teen: Healthy Campuses

Tom Farrey
director, Sports and Society Program
Aspen Institute
Youth Sports: Creating Early Positive Experiences

Janet Froetscher
CEO
Special Olympics, Intl
Youth Sports: Creating Early Positive Experiences

James R. Gavin III
board chair
Partnership for a Healthier America
Foundation Viewpoint

Allison Gertel-Rosenberg
director
National Prevention and Practice
Nemours
Healthy Early Childhood: Promising Practices

Matt Geschke
director
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA
Youth Sports: Creating Early Positive Experiences

Secretary Dan Glickman
former secretary of agriculture
co-chair, Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative
senior fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center
Strong to Serve: Healthy Bases

Lynn R. Goldman
dean
The George Washington School of Public Health and Health Services
The Freshman Fit-teen: Healthy Campuses

Michael Goldstein
associate vice-provost
Healthy Campus Initiative
University of California, Los Angeles
The Freshman Fit-teen: Healthy Campuses

John Govea
senior project officer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Foundation Viewpoint

Jayne Greenberg
member, President’s Council
district director of PE & Health Literacy
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Active Kids Do Better

Ype Von Hengst
executive chef & vice president, culinary operations
co-founder
Silver Diner Development, Inc.
Defaulting to Health: Kids Menus

Lt. General Mark Hertling
senior vice president for global partnering
Physician Leadership Development
“Healthy 100,” Florida Hospital, Orlando
Strong to Serve: Healthy Bases

Genoveva Islas
program director
Central California Regional Obesity Prevention
The Community Voice

Kelly D. Johnston
vice president, government affairs
Campbell Soup Company
Raising the Bar by Lowering Calories

Ric Jurgens
chairman emeritus
Hy-Vee
Healthy Choices on Aisle 9

Jami Leveen
director of marketing and environmental stewardship
ARAMARK Sports & Entertainment
Eating Out, Not Pigging Out

Phil Lempert
CEO
Consumer Insight/The Lempert Report/SupermarketGuru.com
Healthy Choices on Aisle 9

George Leon
executive vice president, Consumer Marketing
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Transforming Consumer Choices: The Power of Food Marketing

Chris Lischeweski
CEO
Bumble Bee Foods LLC
Cutting Calories: What’s Behind the 6 Trillion Calories and What’s Next

David Lissy
CEO
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Healthy Early Childhood: Promising Practices

Matt Lohngjohn
national health officer
YMCA of the USA
After School Special: Healthy Out-of-School Time

Glenna McCollum
president
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
In Hospitals: The Other RN (Real Nutrition)

Charles E. Milam
principal director
Military Community and Family Policy
Department of Defense
Strong to Serve: Healthy Bases

Stacy Molander
vice president, Strategic Initiatives
Partnership for a Healthier America
Youth Sports: Creating Early Positive Experiences

Caitlin Morris
North America executive director, Access to Sport
Nike Inc.
Increasing Active Play

Scott Mowbray
editor
Cooking Light
There’s an App for That

Drew Nannis
chief marketing officer
Partnership for a Healthier America
You Are What You Drink

Andy Nathan
chief marketing officer
Victors & Spoils
Healthy Choices on Aisle 9

Amanda Navarro
deputy director
PolicyLink
The Community Voice

Kim Neslon
senior vice president, External Affairs
General Mills
Cutting Calories: What’s Behind the 6 Trillion Calories and What’s Next

Mayor Michael Nutter
mayor of Philadelphia
Healthy Early Childhood: Promising Practices

Shellie Pfohl
executive director
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Active Kids Do Better

Neil Phillips
founder and principal
Visible Men Academy

Dwayne Proctor
team director & senior program officer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Cutting Calories: What’s Behind the 6 Trillion Calories and What’s Next

Todd Putman
chief marketing officer
Bolthouse Farms
Transforming Consumer Choices: The Power of Food Marketing

Doug Rauch
president & founder
Daily Table
Feed Families Not Landfills

Tina Reddington
director of wellness, procurement and sustainability
Sodexo, Inc.

Maura Regan
senior vice president and general manager, Global Consumer Products
Sesame Workshop
Transforming Consumer Choices: The Power of Food Marketing

Sarah Reinertsen
Ironman triathlete
Paralympian
Youth Sports: Creating Early Positive Experiences

Robert Riewerts
regional chief of pediatrics
Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Healthy Early Childhood: Promising Practices

Susan Roberts, JD, MS, RD
director, food & nutrition initiatives
Partnership for a Healthier America
Defaulting to Health: Kids Menus

Anthony Robles
member, President’s Council
wrestling analyst, NCAA
expert, ESPN

Manuel Rosso
vice president, commerce platforms
Scripps Network Interactive
There’s an App for That?

Ricardo Salvador
director
Food & Environment Program
Union of Concerned Scientists
Feed Families Not Landfills

Ben Sawyer
co-founder
Games for Health
There’s an App for That?

Andrea Seidl
senior vice president of support services
Morrison Healthcare Food Services
In Hospitals: The Other RN (Real Nutrition)

Ryan Shadrick Wilson
chief strategy officer and general counsel
Partnership for a Healthier America
Transforming Consumer Choices: The Power of Food Marketing

Secretary Donna E. Shalala
former secretary of Health and Human Services
president, University of Miami
co-chair, Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative
Bipartisan Policy Center
The Freshman Fit-teen: Healthy Campuses

James Siegal
executive vice president & COO
KaBOOM!
Increasing Active Play

Chris Snyder
director of Coach Education
United States Olympic Committee
Youth Sports: Creating Early Positive Experiences

Loel S. Solomon, PhD
vice president, community health
Kaiser Permanente
Foundation Viewpoint

Marion Standish
senior advisor, Office of the President
The California Endowment
Foundation Viewpoint

Dawn Sweeney
president and CEO
National Restaurant Association
Defaulting to Health: Kids Menus

Beverly Daniel Tatum
president
Spelman College
The Freshman Fit-teen: Healthy Campuses

Caprice Taylor
program officer
Funders’ Collaborative for Youth Organizing
The Community Voice

Barbara Tulipane
president and CEO
National Recreation and Park Association
After School Special: Healthy Out-of-School Time

Arlin S. Wasserman
partner
Changing Tastes
Eating Out, Not Pigging Out

Karen Watson
managing director, Nielsen Government and Public Sector
Nielsen
You Are What You Drink

Howell Wechsler
CEO
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
After School Special: Healthy Out-of-School Time

Damon Williams
senior vice president
Program, Training and Youth Development
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
After School Special: Healthy Out-of-School Time

Kimberlydawn Wisdom
senior vice president, community health & equity
chief wellness officer
Henry Ford Healthy System
In Hospitals: The Other RN (Real Nutrition)

Sabrina Wu
project director
HOPE Collaborative
The Community Voice

Timothy York
president
Markon Cooperative
Feed Families Not Landfills

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