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Kristin Groos Richmond

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Revolution Foods

Kristin Groos Richmond founded Revolution Foods in 2006 with Kirsten Tobey to dramatically increase access to healthy, fresh food in our schools and communities across the nation. Kristin continues to lead the company which now serves over 2.5 million freshly prepared meals every week to students, youth and families in 30 cities across the country. Revolution Foods also has a direct to consumer offering and distributes a line of retail food products to over 3000 grocery stores nationwide. Prior to founding Revolution Foods, Kristin’s career spanned from investment banking to education reform including co-founding the Kenya Community Center for Learning and serving as Vice President at RISE. She is a board member of Lighthouse Community Charter School and UC Berkeley’s Global Social Venture Competition and is currently a lecturer at Stanford and UC Berkeley. Kristin was on the White House Council for Community Solutions and is an Aspen Institute Fellow, an Education Pioneers Fellow and an Ashoka Fellow. Kristin was named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and, with Kirsten, was co-named Entrepreneur of the Year by NewSchools Venture Fund in 2010. She is one of Time Magazine's Education Activists of 2011, is listed as one of Fortune's 40 under 40 for 2013, and most recently, was honored as a Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the year for 2015. In addition, Revolution Foods was named by Fast Company as one of the world’s 50 most innovative companies in 2015 and was listed as one of Fortune Magazine’s “Seven World-Changing Companies to Watch” in August 2016. Kristin has a BS from Boston College and an MBA from UC Berkeley. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two sons.