About ELEVATE - Our People - Meghan Quinlan

Meghan Quinlan

Vice President, Food and Agriculture

Meghan is the Vice President of Food and Agriculture at ELEVATE. With a background in corporate social responsibility, certification and economics, Meghan brings nearly 20 years’ experience in analytics, and in designing, implementing and scaling sustainability strategies and initiatives, with a specialization in food and agriculture.

She is regularly consulted on how to effectively assess risk and manage social, labor and environmental issues in global supply chains. Her work has driven social responsibility and environmental sustainability performance improvement programs, for Amazon, Starbucks, Costco, Driscoll’s, and many others. Meghan is a frequent public speaker and has facilitated stakeholder workshops in the United States, Europe, South Asia, Africa and Latin America. Prior to joining ELEVATE, Meghan led the certification, standards and impact teams at Fair Trade USA.

Meghan has degrees in Economics and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is proficient in Spanish. Meghan joined ELEVATE in late 2014 to build and lead a global Client Services division, elevating customer satisfaction and ensuring consultative thought partnership at all levels. She has lived in Asia, Europe and Latin America and has traveled to over 30 countries