Staff

OPERATIONS

 
Linda Novick O’Keefe

Chief Executive Officer

COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS

 

Jordan Fickess

Vice President of Communications & Culture

LaTrice Stirrup

Marketing & Events Coordinator

DEVELOPMENT

 
Emily Conrath

Director of Development

Josh Fox

Corporate Engagement Manager

Linda Gruskiewicz

Grants Manager

Camille Veri

Foundation & Government Relations Manager

FINANCE

 
Robert Ely

Director of Accounting

April Maestas

Bookkeeper

PROGRAMS

 
Stephanie Folkens

Vice President of Programs

Raquel Perez

Associate Director of Programs (Texas)

Dawn Susi

Associate Director of Programs (New York & Pennsylvania)

Mimi Chacin

Miami Program Coordinator

Patricia Dufane

Miami Senior Program Manager

Linda Flores

Program Manager, El Paso

Lindsey Fritz

Program Coordinator, Chicago

Albert Garcia

Senior Program Manager, Pittsburgh

Kassandra Hinrichsen

Senior Program Manager, Chicago

Chantal Kross

Nutrition Education Manager, New York City

Chelsea McCall

Program Manager, Dallas

Patrick McDermott

Digital Operations Manager

Kristin Mize

Education & Training Manager

Ashley Roth

Partner Engagement Manager and Registered Dietitian

Minna Sabbahi

Program Manager, New York City

Sharon Seiler

Program Manager, Houston

Melissa Stankevich

Program Manager, Erie

Andrew Stiver

Program Manager, Austin

Seema Uppal

Policy Systems & Environment Coordinator, New York City

Sarah Walter

Program Manager, New York City

Ariane Williams

Program Manager, San Antonio

Joris Van Zeghbroeck

Program Data Coordinator

HUMAN RESOURCES

 

Jordan Fickess

Vice President of Communications & Culture

RESEARCH & EVALUATION

 

Shana Alford

Vice President of Research & Evaluation

Natalie Goldsworthy

Evaluation Manager

Deanna Jessop

SNAP-ED Evaluation Manager

Amber Owens-Laymon

Study Coordinator, Dallas/Ft Worth

Letty Salas

Study Coordinator, El Paso

CHEF INSTRUCTORS & NUTRITION EDUCATORS

 
Scott Allred
Chicago
Vicky AuYeung
New York
Jared Batson 
Chicago
Colleen Bozzi
Washington, D.C.
Monti Carlo 
Los Angeles
Nikita Cassidy
New York 
Rachel Ettling
New York
Germaine Gordon
Chicago
Megan Harkinson
Austin
Lauren Johnson 
Chicago
Shawanna Kennedy
Chicago
Gabrielle Kennedy
New York
Karen Margol
Miami

 

 
Maricarmen Marrufo
El Paso
Michael Martinez
San Antonio
Sonia Martinez
Houston
Mariano Mercado
Miami
Patricia Mitchell
Dallas
Victoria Nieto
Miami
Aaron Riester
Chicago
Shovaine Singh
New York
Alekka Sweeney
Pittsburgh
Cindy Vanina
Chicago
Dubraska Wawi
Houston