Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Joins Revolution Foods Board of Directors

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Revolution
, the leading provider of healthy family and school meals
across America, announced today that Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary
of Education under the Obama administration, will join the company’s
board of directors.

“Arne’s insights and extensive experience in education will be
invaluable as we continue to build a true system-changing company,
leading the way in providing healthy, affordable meals in schools and in
homes across the country,” said Kristin Groos Richmond, co-founder and
CEO of Revolution Foods. “He has made an enormous impact on the lives of
children throughout his career, and we are honored to work with him to
further our mission to create lifelong healthy eaters and set every
child up for success each day.”

Revolution Foods started by igniting a healthy food movement in schools
and currently serves over two million freshly-prepared meals each week
to students in schools across the country. Expanding beyond schools to
give families access to easy, healthy meals throughout the day,
Revolution Foods is revolutionizing the consumer packaged food industry
with a fast-growing line of innovative meal solutions available in more
than 4,500 grocery stores including Safeway, Target, Walmart and Whole

“We must do everything we can to give children a chance to be successful
in school and in life,” said Duncan. “I am excited to join the board of
Revolution Foods because giving children a chance to eat healthy food
and build healthy habits must be part of that strategy.”

Duncan is currently a managing partner at Emerson Collective, an
organization dedicated to removing barriers to opportunity and focused
on education, immigration reform, the environment and other social
justice initiatives. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Duncan
served as chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools where he won
praise for uniting the city’s stakeholders behind an education agenda
that included opening 100 new schools and building public-private
partnerships around a variety of education initiatives.

Arne joins a board comprised of business experts and values-based
investors including Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and founding partner
of Revolution Growth and Richard Schnieders, former CEO and chairman of
Sysco. Revolution Foods investors also include Catamount, DBL Partners
and Westly Group.

About Revolution Foods

Founded in 2006 by two moms on a mission to transform the way America
eats, Revolution Foods set out to solve the problem of limited access to
healthy, delicious, affordable meals. The company’s innovative approach
began with serving freshly prepared, healthy meals to students in
schools nationwide, and the company is now serving over 2 million school
meals every week in 15 states. Parent and kid demand for Revolution
Foods meals inspired the company to expand to grocery store aisles, and
the company now offers a full line of healthy, ready-to-eat, on-the-go
meals to nourish families throughout the day. Revolution Foods meals –
covering breakfast, lunch, and dinner occasions – can be found in more
than 4,500 grocery stores nationwide, including Target, Whole Foods,
Safeway, Stop & Shop, Vons and Raley’s. Revolution Foods believes in
bringing things full circle; one percent of retail sales are donated
back to schools through the company’s ‘Feeding Good Fund’ which provides
grants to schools who need equipment to serve freshly prepared meals to
their students. Revolution Foods was listed in 2015 among Fast Company’s
50 Most Innovative Companies and was recently named by Fortune Magazine
as “One of the 7 World Changing Companies to Watch”.


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