Brian Becker is the COO of Washington, DC-based Wellfound Foods which has the mission to increase access to fresh grab and go food via wholesale distribution and its 24-7 tech-enabled Smart Markets. Prior to joining Wellfound, he served as the Director of Small Business Outreach for the Ciocca Center of Principled Entrepreneurship at Catholic University. In this role, he and his team completed over 100 consulting projects for local small business owners, spearheaded the center’s COVID-19 response, facilitated the Inner City Capital Connections program, and initiated the inaugural Capital Access Expo which drew over 200 local business owners and twenty different funders in the Spring of 2020.

Brian is native to the DC area, a life-long learner, and a life-long educator who has taught students grades 4 through college. He has a B.A. in English from Washington & Lee University, a M.A.L.A. from St. John’s College, and a M.A.I.S. from the Catholic University of America. Brian lives in Annapolis with his wife Melanie, his two children, and their dog Ginger.