Feb 12, 2019
Kelsey Steffens
Give & Take Kitchen Foundation

Kelsey Land Steffens is the founder and president of Give & Take Kitchen Foundation, a new Hattiesburg non-profit. Its mission is to operate as a food and nutrition resource for the community, specifically aiming to alleviate the devastating consequences of hunger and food insecurity on the education, health, and future opportunities of children.

Kelsey is a Hattiesburg native and president of her family's land and timber management company, Melvin Forest Management. Prior to taking on this role, she worked in the Procurement department at Georgia-Pacific. She has a Master's in Business Administration with a specialization in Supply Chain and Operations Management from the University of Alabama, where she also received her Bachelor's degree in Finance in 2011. After living in Birmingham post-graduate school, Kelsey and her husband Blaine returned to Hattiesburg where they live with their two-year-old daughter, Audrey and their beagle mix, Lola.