Loree D. Jones - Brown

Chief Executive Officer

Loree D. Jones - Brown

Chief Executive Officer
As our Chief Executive Officer, Loree leads Philabundance in setting priorities and determining our vision. Before joining Philabundance in June of 2020, Loree was chief of staff at Rutgers University-Camden and has served in leadership positions in nonprofit organizations, education and city government throughout her career, including roles with the School District of Philadelphia and as the managing director for the City of Philadelphia. Her extensive nonprofit experience includes serving as co-executive director of City Year Greater Philadelphia, an educational nonprofit that deploys young leaders for a year of service as tutors and mentors to public school students, and as executive director of the African Studies Association, the largest scholarly association for the study of Africa in the world. She currently serves on multiple boards of directors, including Health Partners Plans, the Philadelphia Health Partnership, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Independence Foundation. She is a member of the UNCF Philadelphia Leadership Council and the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice advisory board. She is also a member of the Forum of Executive Women and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. As an Eisenhower Fellow, she studied how South African municipalities provide social services. She is an alumna of the British American Project, a transatlantic fellowship for leaders from a broad spectrum of occupations, backgrounds and political views. She was the first recipient of the Urban League of Philadelphia’s Whitney M. Young Jr. Young Leader Award, was listed as one of the “10 People Under 40 to Watch” by the Philadelphia Tribune Magazine and was twice recognized by Leadership Philadelphia as a “Connector” – one who connects for the common good. Loree holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Spelman College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a Master of Arts degree in History from Princeton University. She studied in Dakar, Senegal while in college and later conducted graduate research in Senegal at Cheikh Anta Diop Université in Dakar, where she studied in French and Wolof.

Charles Wright

Chief Development Officer

Charles Wright

Chief Development Officer

James Mullen

Chief Logistics Officer

James Mullen

Chief Logistics Officer
As the Chief of Logistics, Jim oversees all Philabundance logistic operations in support of Feeding America and a network of 350+ member agencies. He also oversees Facility Management for five Philabundance buildings strategically placed across the city of Philadelphia to serve food bank agencies & partners in PA & NJ. Prior to Philabundance, Jim served in the US Air Force for 28 years, first as a Medical Technician (Nurses’ Aid) and then as a Healthcare Administrator. Jim was responsible for resource management, information technology, education & training, and homeland defense, and he was specialty matched to Logistics/Supply Chain Management and Project Management. Jim deployed to Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East. Jim attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Seton Hall University, and a Master of Health Administration Degree in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University, and he is a Certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute.

Dorothy Wong

Chief Strategy Officer

Dorothy Wong

Chief Strategy Officer

Kate Scully

Chief External Affairs Officer

Kate Scully

Chief External Affairs Officer

Michele Gilbert

Chief People Officer

Michele Gilbert

Chief People Officer

Meet Our Board of Directors

John Hollway

Associate Dean - University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law
Board Chair

Robert J. ("BJ") Clark

Partner - Ballard Spahr LLP
Board Vice Chair - Governance Committee Chair, Development Committee

Noel Eisenstat

Principal - Reinvestment Fund
Board Vice Chair

Dixieanne James

President and Chief Operating Officer, Einstein Philadelphia
Board Vice Chair - Operations Committee Chair, Finance Committee

Anika "Niki" Hawkins

Vice President of Community Engagement - WPVI-TV 6abc
Board Secretary - External Affairs Committee Chair, Development Committee

Andrew Sandifer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer - FMC Corporation
Board Treasurer - Finance Committee Chair, Audit Committee

Bassam Awadalla

Region Executive - Bank of America
Development Committee, EHFG Advisory Council

Samuel H. ("Sam") Baker

Managing Director - Allen & Company, LLC
Investment Committee Chair, Audit Committee, Finance Committee

Elizabeth Ireland

Partner, Audit Services, Non-Profit & Higher Ed - Grant Thornton
Audit Committee Chair, Development Committee, Finance Committee

Pamela Rainey Lawler

Founder, Philabundance
Audit Committee, Development Committee, Finance Committee, Governance Committee

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD

William and Julia Moulden Dean - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Villanova University
Development Committee, Operations Committee

Cheryl Martin

Founder and Principal, Harwich Partners LLC
Program Committee Co-Chair, Ending Hunger For Good Advisory Council

Marissa Meyers

Project Manager at Philadelphia School District
Development Committee, Operations Committee

David Miller

Retired
PCK Oversight Committee Chair, PCK Adivory Council, Governance Committee, Operations Committee

Aleni Pappas

Development Committee, Finance Committee, Program Committee

Todd Peterson

Chief Operating Officer, Quench

Martin Phillips

CEO - Tarnhelm Therapeutics, Opsidio LLC
Development Committee Chair, Human Resources Committee

Milton Pratt, Jr

Senior Vice President - The Michael Development Company
Operations Committee Chair, Governance Committee

Estelle Richman

Retired
Governance Committee, Operations Committee

John Ruane

SVP Omnichannel Merchandising - The Giant Company
Food Advisory Council, Operations Committee

Nora Swimm

Senior Vice President for Human Resources and Corporate Client Services - PJM Interconnection
Human Resources Committee Chair, Operations Committee

Nyeema Watson, PhD

Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement, Rutgers University - Camden

Alan E. Casnoff

Partner, P&A Associates
Trustee - Development Committee, Ending Hunger For Good Advisory Council