A New York native, Jaclinn Tanney has a strong record repositioning global brands and has shared her organizational strategy with nonprofits and businesses in the U.S. and abroad. After seeing the devastating effects of COVID and the hunger crises facing NYC, she helped co-found The Migrant Kitchen Initiative (TMK) in 2020, a 501c3 non-profit that provides fresh, restaurant quality meals to New Yorkers in need. Spearheading this organization, TMKI has donated over 3.7 million meals across the five boroughs. She was most recently recognized as a 2021 Women Culinarian by Spruce Eats and 2022 Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40. She is a member of the Social Gastronomy Movement, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Council of Protocol Executives (COPE), and Women in Development.
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