AARP Foundation Forum

Addressing Food Security Among Older Americans

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015


Welcome by Lisa Marsh Ryerson – President, AARP Foundation

Shared Value and Food Security - Dane Smith
- Managing Director, FSG: Reimaging Social Change
Nestle in Society: Creating Shared Value - Sanjay Sehgal
– Vice President, Nutrition Health and Wellness, Nestlé USA

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015 


Location:             AARP/AARP Foundation Headquarters


Forum Facilitators: 

  • Dave Donnan - AT Kearney, Partner and Leader, Global Food & Beverage
  • Randy Burt - AT Kearney, Partner
  • Dane Smith – FSG, Managing Directo


Welcome and Introductions

Lisa Marsh Ryerson – President, AARP Foundation

Highlights of Background Information Provided

1.  Structure, Flow for the Day, Announcements – Jim Lutzweiler, Vice President, Hunger Impact Area, AARP Foundation

2. Review Highlights of Materials Distributed in Advance

  • The 50+ Landscape  - Jeff Love, AARP Research Director
  • The Food Insecure 50+ -   Alex Lewin Zwerdling, Senior Advisor, AARP Foundation Hunger Team
  • Overview of Ingredients For Success: How commercial and non-profit organizations are providing  food services and increasing  access to healthy foods – A.T. Kearney


SESSION 1:  Health Care Sector Escalating Nutrition’s Importance in Overall Well Being       

a.   Speaker Presentations

b.  Panel Questions and DiscussionModerated by A.T. Kearney                                           

SESSION 2:    The Changing Retail Food Delivery Landscape

a.  Speaker Presentations

b. Panel Questions and DiscussionModerated by A.T. Kearney                            

SESSION 3:   Market-Based Initiatives Featuring Nonprofit/ Business
a.   Speaker Presentations  - Moderated by Dane Smith, FSG                         

  • Chris  Kennedy -  Chairman, Top Box Foods (Chicago)                                 
  • Why Do We Need Joyful Food Markets? - Patty Stonesifer -  President and CEO, Martha’s Table (Washington, DC)
  • Robert Egger - President & Founder, LA Kitchen (Los Angles)
  • A Targeted Approach to Healthier Communities - Leslie Gordon - Senior Director, Program Strategy and Operations,  City Harvest (NYC)

b.  Panel Questions and Discussion

SESSION 4:  Synthesis and Next Steps

Panel Discussion, Moderated by A. T. Kearney


  • Mark Baum – Senior Vice President, Industry Relations, Food Marketing Institute(FMI)
  • Jeff Lenard – Senior Vice President, Strategic Industry Initiatives, National Association of Convenience Stores
  • Jim Lutzweiler - Vice President, Hunger Impact Area, AARP Foundation
  • Sanjay Sehgal – Vice President Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Nestlé      


CLOSING: Summary, Questions and Next Steps                             

a.   Summary, Questions and Next Steps                                          

  • Dave Donnan - Partner and Leader, Global Food & Beverage, AT Kearney
  • Jim Lutzweiler - Vice President, Hunger Impact Area, AARP Foundation

b.   Concluding Remarks – Jo Ann Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer, AARP

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