Birmingham, Alabama – 13 January 2012 The Food Security Group  is pleased to announce the addition of a new advisory board member, Charles Stewart who is interim CEO at Heifer International.  Heifer International is a global non-profit who has provided livestock and plants, as well as education and training in sustainable agriculture to help improve nutrition, income, hope and opportunity for financially disadvantaged families around the world.

“We continue to grow and expand our team and reach. The response to our group has been beyond my expectations since we launched it and we are very excited to add another advisory board member,” said W.B. (Bud) Kirchner, Co-Founder of  The Food Security Group. “Mr. Stewart is an excellent addition to our team and compliments our current board very well.” concluded Bud.

“I am very excited to join the growing advisory board.” commented Charles. “The work that the Food Security Group is doing is very important in the world right now and I am happy to be able to be a part of it and contribute my expertise.”

The Food Security Group will continue to expand its team and its reach into the food security ecosystem as the world continues to struggle with the issue of food security for a large percentage of its population.

About The Food Security Group

The Food Security Group ( was formed to pursue opportunities related to the challenges of producing sufficient food to feed the world’s expanding population through our focus on supporting technologies related to advanced fertilizers and related solutions, enhanced nutrient dynamics, seeds and genetics, pest and disease control and post harvest technologies. Our initial role will be to resolve the business challenges restricting the deployment of high potential agricultural technologies. The Food Security Group was founded, incubated and is advised by Kirchner Private Capital Group (

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W.B. (Bud) Kirchner