Community Food Systems Mentor Profile - Jean Chorazyczewski

Community Food Systems Mentor Profile The Community Food Systems Mentorship Program offers Network members the opportunity to work directly with a food systems expert to support their growth, learn best practices, and connect with seasoned food movement leaders. ---------------- Jean Chorazyczewski, Michigan Good Food Fund ( Program Director About Jean: Jean Chorazyczewski is currently the Program Director of the Michigan Good Food Fund at Fair Food Network and manages statewide outreach and one-on-one business assistance geared toward preparing ‘good food’ enterprises for financing. She brings more than a decade of experience managing Fair Food Network as Director of Operations and all aspects of its daily operations, grants management, and reporting, as well as a depth of experience working at a creative digital agency bringing on-trend digital strategies, large-scale project management, stakeholder and team management, and process design to inform food systems work. When away from work, Jean is passionate about creating community and does so through drumming, producing community music events, and providing musical leadership for a U.S./Canadian social justice choir. Areas of expertise: • Strategic planning • Project design / project management • Food systems program development and implementation • Social enterprise • Process design • Non-profit operations: process, systems, tracking, accounting/budgeting, facilities • Business development • Website strategy and development • Team/stakeholder management Seeking to mentor: I’m most interested in working with a non-profit individual/organization or food-focused social enterprise who needs support with setting up operational systems for their business, designing and scoping their work/programs/projects, and communicating their work through PPT or website development. And, I’m open to other opportunities based on what is needed. ---------------- Visit the Mentorship Program page (under Services) to learn more!

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