In 1983, leaders of the city’s pioneering soup kitchens and food pantries gathered to create a solution to best meet their needs in serving their communities. The result was their founding of Food Bank. That Food Bank has since provided more than 1 Billion Meals FOR New York City.

Executive Team

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LESLIE GORDON
President & CEO

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MATT HONEYCUTT
Chief Development Officer

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VERONICA JARRETT
Chief Financial Officer

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ANNA MCGOVERN
Chief Supply Chain Officer

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BOB SILVIA
Chief Procurement Officer

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TAMI WILSON
Vice President, Operations & Administrative Services

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CAMESHA GRANT
Vice President, Community Connections & Reach

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ZAC HALL
Vice President, Anti-Poverty Programs

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JANIS ROBINSON
Vice President, Institutions and Partnerships

Board of Directors

Junior Board

  • Sarah Bennett, Chair, Google
  • Julia Bodner, William Morris Endeavor (WME)
  • Jennifer Chaplin, Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits
  • Tamara Dawson, The Campaign Against Hunger
  • Alix Forstenzer, Snap, Inc
  • Alize Garcia, NIKE
  • Gary Johnson, NYC Mayor's Office
  • Hayley Kahn, Anheuser Busch
  • Melissa Mitchner, The Bark Shoppe
  • Luke Roskowinski, Amazon
  • Alessandra Simkin, Anthem, Inc
  • Maia Thrift-Perry, Novarti
  • Farrell Ulrich, Estée Lauder Companies
  • Jennifer Wines, Fidelity Investments

Agency Advisory Committee

  • Robin Sirota-Bassin, Southside United HDFC, Inc.
  • Cheryl Cancela, The Salvation Army
  • Allison Deal (Chair)m Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty
  • Peer Deutsch, Oneg Shabbos
  • Maria Estrada, Every Day Is a Miracle
  • Lisa Everett, Northeast Brooklyn Social Services
  • Rev. Vincent Fusco , Acts Community Development Corp.
  • Major Sharon Lindsay, VETS, Inc.
  • David Moses, Mt. Hebron Church of Christ
  • Dorren Rutty, Bronx Bethany Community Corp.
  • Kimberly Singh, Bnai Raphael Chesed Organization

PARTNER COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • LaMaunda Maharaj, NYC HRA—EFAP
  • Tara Walker, NYC HRA—EFAP
  • Diane Glick Morris, NYS DOH—HPNAP

STAFF COMMITTEE LIAISON

  • Zanita Tisdale, Associate Director, Member Services Food Bank For New York City