Noam Kimelman

Program Consultant
Double Up Food Bucks

Noam supports the implementation and expansion of Double Up Food Bucks at grocery stores. He is specifically focused on streamlining and improving point of sale technologies and incentive mechanisms in Michigan and nationally.

Noam has been with Fair Food Network since 2014. He brings seven years of experience in developing innovative solutions to complex issues. Noam was named Forbes‘ 30 Under 30 in 2016 and Crain’s Detroit‘s 20 in their 20’s in 2015. He was also awarded the Small Business Administration’s SCORE Outstanding Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014 for founding and leading Fresh Corner Cafe and Detroit Food Academy, two Detroit-based social enterprises wielding the power of good food to further equity, improve quality of life, and create opportunity. He is passionate about joyful, collaborative workplaces and is committed to a more just and delicious future in Detroit. When away from work (and sometimes during it), Noam spends most of his time pondering possible answers to the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle.