JoAnne Berkenkamp is the Managing Director of MBOLD, a coalition of major Minnesota-based food and ag company executives and innovators working collaboratively to address sustainability and climate issues in the food and ag sectors. JoAnne has two decades of experience working at the nexus of the food, agriculture and environmental sectors in a variety of domestic and international contexts.
She has worked extensively in food supply chain R&D, sustainable agriculture, environmental conservation, regional food systems and food waste reduction. Ms. Berkenkamp also has a background in corporate finance and has worked in the international development field in Asia, Africa and Latin America. A long-time resident of the Minneapolis-St. Paul region, she holds a bachelor’s in finance from the University of Illinois and a master's from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.