Ron Berman is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Credit Officer of Uplift, a not-for-profit consultancy with a mission of “delivering entrepreneurial solutions that support underserved communities for the joy of a healthy life.” Mr. Berman is a Certified Public Accountant. In his role as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Credit Officer, Mr. Berman is responsible for the organization’s financial and lending activities.

Prior to joining Uplift Solutions, Mr. Berman held the position of Manager of Taxation and Compliance at Wakefern Food Corp. In this role, Mr. Berman was responsible for the tax and accounting issues for the cooperative and its members. Mr. Berman also provided financial support for the Wakefern Site Development Committee that reviewed and approved potential supermarket sites for the Wakefern members. Mr. Berman has assisted the Wakefern members in developing business plans and preparing proformas to support new stores.