Our Staff

GFN’s expert global team is united by a shared vision and commitment to powering communities to achieve Zero Hunger.
Maria Aguirre
Associate Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Halley Aldeen  
Research & Evaluation Director
Caressa Cameron-Jackson
Events Manager
Alyssa Ceretti
New Food Bank Development Associate  
Vicki Clarke 
Vice President of Development 
Panni Czeh
Human Resources Associate
Matthew Eckford
Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships Senior Director
Eric Egipciaco
IT Manager
James Fredrick
Media Relations and Strategy Associate Director
Luis Manuel Garcia Mendoza
Income Generation Associate Director
María Teresa García Plata
Latin America Regional Director
Ignacio Gavilan
Food Systems Partnerships Senior Director
Vanessa Gutierrez
Chief Financial Officer
Leah Heck 
Corporate Partnerships Manager 
Marta Hodgkins-Sumner 
Corporate Partnerships Manager 
Danielle Horsfield
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Ahlea Isabella 
Digital Communications Manager
Jonathan James 
Corporate Employee Engagement Manager 
Matthew Janus
Finance & Administration Coordinator
Kaisha Johnson
Communications Coordinator
Gabriela A. Kafarhire
Middle East & Africa Programs Associate Director
Alfredo Kasdorf
Latin America Regional Consultant
Anthony Kitchen 
Field & Knowledge Services Senior Director
Meredith Kruger Kos
Global Food Systems Partnerships Associate Director
Katie Lutz 
Communications Manager
David Millar
Research Associate
Lisa Moon
President & CEO
Paula Moreno
Latin America Program Associate Director
Tiffany Morgan
Strategic Grants Associate
Craig A. Nemitz
Compliance and Crisis Services Director
Samuel Nichols
Foundation Relations Director
Douglas L. O’Brien 
Vice President of Programs  
Michael Oko
Vice President of Communications and Marketing
Phenny Omondi
Agricultural Recovery Hub Director
Richard Park
Asia-Pacific Regional Consultant
Lisa Primising
Human Resources Senior Director
Hazel Quek
Asia-Pacific Regional Director
Christopher Rebstock
Canada, Europe, and South Asia Program Director & New Food Bank Development Program Lead
Kurt Schultz 
Infrastructure, Warehouse, and Logistics Consultant
Shamir Shahi
Chief of Staff
Ana Catalina Suaréz Peña 
Strategy & Innovation Senior Director
Angela Supernaw 
Strategic Grants Director
Mohama Tchatagba
Accelerator Program Coordinator
Ploy Thirapongphaiboon
APAC Food Systems Partnerships Associate Director
Qiana Williams
Corporate Employee Engagement Associate Director
Jason Woods
Managing Editor
Jennifer Wright
Strategic Communications Senior Director
Diane Ziller
Finance & Administration Senior Director
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