Foodshare | Hunger is Big. Our Community is Bigger.

Our Team

Our dedicated staff are passionate about the Foodshare mission and committed to building strong partnerships to develop effective solutions to end hunger.

Executive Team

Jason head shot horizontalJason Jakubowski (View bio >)
President & CEO

Chris O'Rourke head shotChristine O’Rourke (View bio >)
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Katie Martin head shotKatie Martin, Ph.D. (View bio >)
Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

Communications & Events

Monica Obrebski
Communications & Events Manager

Carrie Titolo
Event Coordinator

Dyani Williams
Communication Coordinator

Andrew Janavey
Digital Media Specialist

Community Involvement

Sarah Santora
Community Involvement Manager

Liz Gustafson
Community Outreach VISTA

Beatrice Maslowski
Community Network Builder

Jim Palma
Community Network Builder

Laura Roberts
SNAP Outreach Coordinator

Finance & Administration

Steve Hurlburt
Director of Finance and Administration

Arelys Fernandez
Office Assistant

Chris Franzosa
Technology Services Manager

Jennifer Johnson
Database Analyst

Trish Mason
Accounting Clerk

Timothy Steele
Database Assistant

Food Strategy & Network Capacity

Paula Siebers
Food Strategy & Network Capacity Manager

Sarah Hill
Network Capacity Coordinator

Lauren Kowtko
Retail Donations Coordinator

Gaye Sgamboti
Retail Donations Program Manager

Vinh Vuong
Network Capacity Coordinator


Cherie Trice
Director of Giving / Major Gifts Officer

Al Marino
Corporate & Community Giving Manager

Merry Renduchintala
Strategic Giving Manager

Human Resources

Pamela Daly
Human Resources Manager

Laura Beaulieu
Human Resources Administrator


Dom Piccini
Logistics Manager

Don Barisano
Casual Driver

Eric Coleman

Robert Grant
Warehouse Technician at Hartford Regional Market facility

Alan Prior

Gary Sherwood

Michelle Spitler
Operations Administrative Assistant / Dispatch

Miguel Velazquez
Associate Supervisor at Hartford Regional Market facility

Danny Welch

Policy & Program Impact

Megan Drusedum
Grants Manager

Miranda Muro
Director of Policy & Program Impact

Volunteer Services

Edna Bailey
Volunteer Coordinator

Kelly Todd
Volunteer Coordinator

Warehouse Operations

Rich Hiscox
Warehouse and Facilities Manager

Andrece Bramwell-Williams
Inventory Clerk

Joe Cooper
Warehouse Technician

Courtney Guiliano
Reclamation Coordinator

Robert Klimek
Warehouse Technician

Fran Laureano
Inventory Control Manager

Leroy Martin
Warehouse Technician

Carlos Moreno
Warehouse Technician

Edwin Rivera
Warehouse Technician

Norman Smith
Warehouse Technician


How You Can Help

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Take action today and donate your time to Foodshare. We offer a variety of opportunities to get involved and give back.

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Financial gifts help more of our neighbors access nutritious food. Your donation can be the difference between hunger and health.

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Join us for events that raise awareness and support for the Foodshare mission, or host an event of your own.

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Raise your voice to help end hunger in Greater Hartford. Together we can build systemic solutions that bring lasting change.

Join Our Community

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