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Michael Levine      

CEO, Global Food Solutions, Inc.

Michael is a dynamic and innovative entrepreneur, who is especially passionate about working with kids and the millennial generation on a vision to drive healthy and sustainable change in the food industry.

After completing his formal education, Michael went on to found several multimillion-dollar companies, including Global Food Solutions, which develops brands and products for the Food Service and School Food Service industry; LineCor Distribution Solutions, which provides scalable third-party logistics and distribution services; and most recently, the LVYN Angel Fund, which focuses on investments in social impact business models. His companies – which collectively realize over eight figures per year in sales – follow a self-funded approach, with each free of investment dollars, bank funds, or debt.

Michael's expertise in navigating and developing food products to rigorous USDA regulations and standards has lead to him to working with some of North America's largest food manufacturers. His core work focuses on developing healthy, sustainable products for the Food Service Industry, aimed at supporting local producers to maintain fresh, nutritious foods, and to sustain community building through supporting local business to the regions in which he operates.

After receiving invites to attend five Forbes Under 30 Summit events the U.S. and overseas, Michael was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the Food and Drink category for 2017. Shortly following, he was one of thirty distinguished chefs and food bloggers invited to the National Peanut Council's Millennial Food Summit. He regularly speaks to students on changing the future of food, often returning to his alma mater (JWU) to share advice and expertise. He also served as a podcast guest on The Unconventional Life series airing on Forbes Media, which was ranked #1 by CIO as the podcast for entrepreneurs in 2017.

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