Kris Moon is the Chief Operating Officer for the James Beard Foundation, a national culinary non-profit focused on Good Food For Good™.

During his tenure, Moon has been responsible for spearheading the strategic planning and launch of the JBF Impact Programs which focus on engaging the culinary community in food policy advocacy.

Before moving up the ranks to COO, Moon has held several positions at JBF including: VP; Senior Director, Strategy and Development; Director of Charitable Giving and Strategic Partnerships; and Director of House Operations and House Events.

In his role at COO, Moon oversees all revenue, property, IT, and general operations for the Foundation. He has been featured in numerous publications on behalf of the Foundation and also frequently speaks on the Foundation’s work at culinary events and food conferences across America.