Gus Schumacher

As Executive Vice President of Wholesome Wave, Gus is focusing on nutrition incentives and Veggie FVRx fruit and vegetable prescription programs as part of work on policy advocacy, education, and strategic development. Wholesome Wave continues to develop from a two-person non profit  in 2008 to 30 staff  working with terrific partners in 28 states,  supporting 350 farmers markets  with SNAP EBT access benefiting nearly 3,500 farmers marketing healthy, local affordable produce to nearly 100,000 diet vulnerable persons, providing nutrition incentives through SNAP, WIC and Seniors and through Veggie FVRx fruit and vegetables prescriptions.