Our Team

At the St. Louis Area Foodbank, our most valuable resource is our team. Inspired by our core values, we work together to feed people and build a brighter future for our region. From our amazing Board of Directors to our incredible staff and partners, we are truly grateful for all the wonderful people we work with. helping us make a difference in the bi-state area.

To view our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement, click here.

staff

executive leadership team

Meredith knopp

President & CEO

314-292-5394

Hera didway

CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER

314-292-5762

Wayne Shorter

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

314-292-6262

benjamin c. washington, cpa

chief financial officer

314-528-8632

Jason Huff

chief DEVELOPMENT officer

314-292-5167

community programs

tina anderson

Vice President of Community Impact and Innovation

314-292-5392

melanie hager

Director of Community Engagement

618-307-9541

rachel jones

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS AND PARTNERS

314-528-8620

JEssica Murphy

equitable access supervisor

314-528-8627

jenny duez

nutrition and wellness programs coordinator

314-227-3725

CLARE SCHROEDER

Community Healthcare Programs Coordinator

314-292-5754

emma patterson

youth and family programs coordinator

314-528-8617

rebecca patterson

community resource coordinator

314-227-9183

andrew yakel

community resource coordinator

314-528-8622

gabby murphy

advocacy coordinator

314-227-3733

Antonio Barner

Community Programs coordinator

314-292-6262

perrin crouch

Community Programs coordinator

314-292-6262

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Teri Johnson

Senior Accountant

314-292-5763

Human resourceS DEPARTMENT

nikki gomez

Director of human resources

314-227-3743

marketing and communications

Ericka Kinkead

Director of Marketing & Communications

314-227-3728

scott mcpherson

graphic designer and content manager

314-528-8628

partner services

will beshore

service insights project coordinator

314-292-5386 ext. 121

susan jenkins

partner services representative

314-382-3663

rhiannon dixon

partner relationship coordinator

314-227-9059

Amanda Davison

PARTNER RELATIONSHIP COORDINATOR

314-292-5390

lydia broom

PARTNER RELATIONSHIP COORDINATOR

314-227-3736

jen fyffe

PARTNER RELATIONSHIP COORDINATOR

314-528-8621

philanthropy

alesia roccia

director of philanthropy

314-292-5393

sarah scott

grants manager

314-528-8630

april kannady

grants coordinator

314-528-8640

julianna fellows

individual philanthropy advisor

314-292-5764

JANE SMITH

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY ADVISOR

314-528-8638

Thuy Nguyen

Corporate and Individual Philanthropy Advisor

314-292-6262

karen schleicher

philanthropy database manager

314-227-3726

sarah sanders

database coordinator

314-292-5387

jasper grossman

donor coordinator

314-227-3744

product sourcing & repackaging

Kevin Pinson

Director of Product Sourcing and Repackaging

314-227-3738

jordan casey

Product Sourcing Project Manager

314-292-5391

doug lodge

Volunteer Center Project Coordinator

314-292-5766

jeremiah sampo

product sourcing coordinator

314-227-3734

leslie mcclelland

volunteer center manager

314-528-8633

sean keegan

VOLUNTEER CENTER ASSISTANT MANAGER

314-942-8958

jessi dennis

quality assurance coordinator

314-292-5397

Matthew boone

Volunteer Center Associate

314-292-6262

caitlin bennett

Product Sourcing Coordinator

314-227-9179

technology services

steve crider

director of technology services

314-227-3741

rick davis

network & systems administrator

314-528-8629

Akanksha Panchaneni

Data Analyst

314-227-3731

volunteer services

mary cooper

volunteer and office coordinator

314-292-6262

Alice Kellogg

Volunteer Services Manager

314-227-3727

AMERICORPS

SANDRA LEE-REAMS

AMERICORPS MEMBER

314-292-6262

ieva swanson

AMERICORPS MEMBER

314-292-6226

warehouse operations

jeff reed

director of operations

314-227-9099

montez davis

inventory control manager

314-292-6262

Jeff Dobbs

Warehouse Manager

314-292-6262

bud herrera

FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT MANAGER

314-292-5397

robert welch

transportation manager

314-292-5765

Ashley Brokaw

facilities coordinator

314-292-6262

robert borja

warehouse associate

314-292-6262

rob cunanan

RECEIVING ASSOCIATE

314-292-6262

chris lott

warehouse associate

314-292-6262

Reggie Gleason

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

314-292-6262

willie johnson

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

314-292-6262

austin thomas

inventory control coordinator

314-292-6262

CHRIS ZINICOLA

Warehouse Supervisor

314-292-6262

ANDRE SHAW

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

314-292-6262

transportation

donald bethune

route driver

314-292-6262

raphale black

route driver

314-292-6262

antwana briggs

route driver

314-292-6262

jired gill

route driver

314-292-6262

rodney harper

route driver

314-292-6262

karl holbrook

route driver

314-292-6262

lawrence johnson

route driver

314-292-6262

theodore miles

route driver

314-292-6262

roy miller

route driver

314-292-6262

brett moeller

route driver

314-292-6262

leenard myles

route driver

314-292-6262

dub nunnery

ROUTE DRIVER

314-292-6262

johnny nunnery

semi-driver

314-292-6262

robert nunnery

route driver

314-292-6262

harub taalib

ROUTE DRIVER

314-292-6262

Kevin bell

ROUTE DRIVER

314-292-6262

Interested in Joining the Team?

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Board of directors

The St. Louis Area Foodbank’s Board of Directors comprises civic and corporate leaders who volunteer their time and expertise to help advance our mission to feed hungry people.