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

Jeff Bartholomay head shotJeff Bartholomay (View bio >)
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Communications & Events

Monica Obrebski
Director of External Relations

Andrew Janavey
Digital Media Specialist

Carrie Titolo
Event Coordinator

Dyani Williams
Communication Coordinator

Community Involvement

Sarah Santora
Community Innovation Manager

Sarah Hill
Community Network Builder

Jim Palma
Community Network Builder

Laura Roberts
SNAP Outreach Coordinator

Finance & Administration

Zac Damon
Data Clerk

Arelys Fernandez
Office Assistant

Chris Franzosa
Technology Services Manager

Jennifer Johnson
Database Manager

Michael Kwenin
Senior Accountant

Timothy Steele
Database Assistant

Food Strategy & Network Capacity

Paula Siebers
Partner Programs Manager

Lauren Kowtko
Retail Donations Coordinator

Gaye Sgamboti
Food Strategy Manager

Vinh Vuong
Partner Programs Coordinator


Cherie Trice
Director of Giving / Major Gifts Officer

Megan Drusedum
Grants Manager

Al Marino
Corporate & Community Giving Manager

Merry Renduchintala
Strategic Giving Manager

Human Resources

Pamela Daly
Director of Human Resources

Laura Beaulieu
Payroll & Benefits Manager


Dom Piccini
Logistics Manager

Eric Coleman

Robert Grant
Warehouse Technician at Hartford Regional Market facility

Carlos Moreno

Alan Prior

Gary Sherwood

Michelle Spitler
Operations Administrative Assistant / Dispatch

Miguel Velazquez
Associate Supervisor at Hartford Regional Market facility

Danny Welch

Policy & Program Impact

Miranda Muro
Director of Organizational Effectiveness

Volunteer Services

Edna Bailey
Volunteer Services Manager

Kelly Todd
Volunteer Services Manager

Warehouse Operations

Rich Hiscox
Warehouse and Facilities Manager

Missy Anthony
Inventory Movement Coordinator

Dillon Fecteau
Lead Warehouse Technician

James Gonsalves
Reclamation Coordinator

Robert Klimek
Warehouse Technician

Fran Laureano
Inventory Control Manager

Leroy Martin
Warehouse Technician

Edwin Rivera
Warehouse Technician

Norman Smith
Reclamation Coordinator

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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