Elly Truesdell is a Partner at Almanac Insights, a venture capital fund that invests in consumer food and food technologies. Elly spent nearly a decade at Whole Foods Market as Global Director of Local Brands & Product Innovation. She has spent her career driving strategic growth in the Natural and Organic Food industry, shaping the landscape of some of the fastest-growing, most innovative sectors in consumer foods. Elly holds a B.A in Media Studies from the University of Virginia; she sits on the board of Scout Canning and Wellness in the Schools and acts as an advisor to Harlem Park to Park.