Vice President of Food Waste Prevention
Steven Finn is the Vice President of Food Waste Prevention for LeanPath. In this role, he leads our teams in helping our clients take control of their food waste, reducing waste and costs while engaging employees to institute a culture of food waste prevention. He is also a member of the LeanPath leadership team with extensive experience and expertise in food waste reduction and prevention strategies, speaking frequently at industry events and providing education and leadership for our clients.
Most recently, Steven was the Managing Director of ResponsEcology, a sustainability and change management consulting firm helping organizations to reduce waste and drive transformational culture change with triple bottom line impact. Steven combines 25 years of strategy and control experience in the supply chain sector with a passion for sustainability and conscious capitalism. He has conducted extensive research into the problems of food security, water security, and global food waste, and has developed innovative public-private partnerships to capture and redistribute excess food to mitigate hunger.
Steven holds a BA in Economics from the University of Delaware, an MBA in Finance from West Virginia University, and the MSOD and MPHIL degrees in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches “Global Pennovation”—a project-based graduate class at the University of Pennsylvania focusing on innovation for sustainability in which a multi-disciplinary group of students works to contribute to one of the world’s most pressing sustainability problems. Steve is a frequent speaker on global food waste and food recovery topics and has served on three non-profit boards in the food sector. He is the author of the blog “FoodForThoughtfulAction.”