Margaret Gifford

Community Engagement Consultant, Health Means Business Campaign, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Founder, Watervine Impact

Margaret Gifford is the Community Engagement Consultant to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's national “Health Means Business” campaign. She is the founder of Watervine Impact in NYC. Watervine helps public health, wellness and agriculture enterprises enter new markets, gain customers and access funds for growth. Margaret’s mission is to bring together business and impact capital to grow healthy and sustainable communities. Margaret serves as a board advisor to Farm Hack and Vesta Foods, LLC. Margaret has held senior leadership positions in global brand marketing at Ogilvy and HP and she is the founder of the public health nonprofit organization, Farmer Foodshare. Her work has been mentioned in publications from the New York Times and Edible Manhattan to Epicurious. She is inspired every day by the commitment of America's small business leaders to building great companies and communities.