– USA, MT – Local Bounti Corporation (NYSE: LOCL), a U.S. indoor agriculture company combining the best aspects of vertical and greenhouse growing technologies, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Carr-Smith to its Board of Directors, effective on May 15, 2023, increasing the Board to 7 members.
About Jennifer Carr-Smith
Jennifer Carr-Smith has served as President of JCS Advisory Services, LLC, a firm providing advisory services to high-growth companies in the consumer space since April 2018. Since July 2021, Ms. Carr-Smith has served as the Co-Founder and President of Athena Consumer Acquisition Corp., a company formed to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Previously, Ms. Carr-Smith was General Manager/SVP of North America Local of Groupon, Inc., CEO/President of Peapod Online Grocer, LLC, and COO of each of J. Crew Direct, giggle, and Gilt.com. Ms. Carr-Smith is Chair of the Board of Blue Apron Holding, Inc., a Non-Executive Director of Woolworths Group, and is a member of the Board of Directors of several private companies.
Ms. Carr-Smith holds a B.A. degree in economics from Brown University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.
About Local Bounti
Local Bounti is redefining indoor farming with an innovative method – its proprietary Stack & Flow Technology – that significantly improves crop turns, increases output, and improves unit economics. Local Bounti operates advanced indoor growing facilities across the United States, servicing approximately 10,000 retail doors with its two brands: Local Bounti and Pete’s. Local Bounti grows healthy food utilizing a hybrid approach that integrates the best attributes of controlled environment agriculture with natural elements. Local Bounti’s sustainable growing methods are better for the planet, using 90% less land and 90% less water than conventional farming methods. With a mission to ‘bring our farm to your kitchen in the fewest food miles possible,’ Local Bounti’s food is fresher, more nutritious, and lasts longer than traditional agriculture.
For more information: https://localbounti.com/
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