Casey Gleason, MBA

Casey Gleason, MBA is vice president of food at sweetgreen. A native of Washington, D.C., Casey got his first job in food at age 17 at a local bakery. After graduating from Georgetown University in 1999, he spent 12 years as a professional artisan baker. During that time he became interested in the issues affecting our food system and their impact on eaters, producers, and the environment as a whole. He earned an MBA and a master’s in supply chain management from the University of Maryland before joining sweetgreen in 2012. In his role at sweetgreen, he leads a team of people who are responsible for choosing what goes on their core and seasonal menus, where and how they source their ingredients, and the ethos that they use to guide those decisions. (Culver City, CA)