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Flashfood Appoints Megan Martinelli as First Chief People Officer and Calli Brannan as Head of Customer Success; Nicholas Bertram Details

Flashfood Appoints Megan Martinelli as First Chief People Officer and Calli Brannan as Head of Customer Success; Nicholas Bertram Details

Thursday, June 20th, 2024

I can hear the trumpets blaring as a new Chief steps up to the podium at Flashfood. The company appointed Megan Martinelli to the newly created role of Chief People Officer, who is returning from a year of maternity leave. Director of Partnerships Calli Brannan has also been promoted to Head of Customer Success.

Megan Martinelli, Chief People Officer, FlashFood“My personal mission is to ensure that Flashfood teammates feel a sense of belonging, particularly as we grow and our team gets bigger,” said Martinelli on the appointment. “It is my responsibility to ensure they are given the tools and leadership they need to succeed in their roles at Flashfood.”

Martinelli will lead the people function at Flashfood with an expanded role covering legal, compliance, and sustainability. She plans to accelerate Flashfood’s tech deployment and community impact by leveraging people analytics, talent development, and a secure development platform that enables the company to continue innovating, a press release stated.

Flashfood named Megan Martinelli as its Chief People Officer and promoted current Director of Partnerships Calli Brannan to the role of Head of Customer SuccessThree years ago, Martinelli started as the first hire in the People & Culture department and witnessed and contributed to the various stages of the company’s evolution. Prior to Flashfood, she held key People and Culture roles at Points International. She also served in a variety of human resource roles at Toronto General.

Calli Brennan, Head of Customer Success, FlashfoodIn her new role, Brannan will own the customer experience for Flashfood’s two-sided marketplace. Brannan was a critical member of the early team that built Flashfood’s retail presence, and has worked in the food insecurity and food waste reduction space for a decade.

As the Founder of Detroit-based One More Meal, Brannan’s passion for creating a better future was developed early in her career. She was a Community Nutrition Program Instructor at Michigan State University Extension and served as a Board Member at the Detroit Food Policy Council.

Nicholas Bertram, Chief Executive Officer, FlashfoodMegan and Calli will have a tremendous impact on our culture and performance, and will help shape our strategy for growth,” said Nicholas Bertram, Chief Executive Officer. “Our company is advantaged by their leadership, and these new responsibilities will accelerate our growing momentum as an organization.”

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