Our Team

OUR TEAM

To see our Board of Directors, Council of Advisors, Culinary Advisory Board, and Kitchen Cabinet Committee, please visit this page.

To see our current job openings, please visit this page.

Natalie Arbogast

Volunteer Coordinator Learn More

Simon Bergara

Wholesale Recovery Program Dispatch Supervisor Learn More

Merced Giles Bonfil

Wholesale Recovery Program Supervisor Learn More

Sam Cahall

Development Operations Supervisor Learn More

Alejandro Calderon

Wholesale Recovery Program Warehouse Coordinator Learn More
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Jen Cox

Chief Development Officer Learn More
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Melina Finck

Community Program Coordinator Learn More

Diego Frankel

Community Programs Agency Relations Coordinator Learn More

Daniel Gallegos

Wholesale Recovery Program Warehouse Supervisor Learn More
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Allison Garlick

Strategic Partnerships Manager Learn More

Diane Helfrey

Director of Finance & Accounting Learn More

LaNeisha Hodo

Agency Relations Coordinator Learn More

Andrea Howry

Ventura County Backyard Harvest Coordinator Learn More

Kristen Johnson

Chief Operating Officer Learn More
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Griffin Maduzia

Backyard Harvest Coordinator – LA County Learn More

Felipe Maldonado

Wholesale Recovery Program Driver Learn More
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Manuel Lerma

Wholesale Recovery Program Driver Learn More

Jose Osorio Mayorga

Wholesale Recovery Program Driver Learn More
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Kevin Mendez

Wholesale Warehouse Coordinator Learn More

Rick Nahmias

Founder/Chief Executive Officer Learn More
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Nkemdilim Nwosu

Communications Director Learn More
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Omar Moreira

Wholesale Warehouse Coordinator Learn More

Aubrey Pacheco-Dul

Farmers Market Recovery Program Coordinator Learn More

Leo Paz

Wholesale Recovery Program Manager Learn More

Vivian Poonsopin

Operations Supervisor Learn More
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Lupe Rodriguez

Wholesale Recovery Program Driver Learn More

Liz Sommer

Communications Coordinator Learn More

Betsy Storm

Volunteer Engagement Manager Learn More

Pearl Talavera

Wholesale Recovery Program Administrative Assistant Learn More

Samantha Teslik

Associate Director of Community Programs Learn More

Mauricio Torres

Wholesale Recovery Program Warehouse Coordinator Learn More
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Sierra Trujillo

Grants Manager Learn More

Antonio Velasquez

Wholesale Recovery Program Driver Learn More

Christopher Wehling

Ventura County Backyard Harvest Coordinator Learn More

Amir Zambrano

Managing Director of Programs Learn More

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