Meet Our Staff

Cathy Maes
Executive Director (& Media Contact)

612-392-5606
EMAIL

"I enjoy leading a smart team, all motivated to meet hunger wherever it's at!"

Kiley Benson
Associate Executive Director (Food Donations Contact)

763-354-9617
EMAIL

"I enjoy being able to make a positive mark on the world!"

Mel McCormick
Director of Operations

EMAIL

"I love that we reduce wasted food through rescue; resulting in healthy meals served to ANYONE in need!

Carolyn Gross
DIrector of Foundations

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"I love partnering with leaders in our community to provide healthy meals across Minnesota!"

Lonny Evans
Director of Volunteers & Outreach

952-223-7223
EMAIL

"I love connecting and encouraging others and opportunities!"

Matt Anderson
Director of Sites

612-709-4475
EMAIL

"It is a blessing to work for this mission!"

Emily Kelson
Development and Fundraising Generalist


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"I'm honored to work with this team and excited to serve our community in any way possible." 

Ryan Tibbitts
Director of Communications (Media Contact)

612-619-1634

"I enjoy sharing stories about our guests, volunteers and community partners!" 

Debbie Lieberman
Director of Advocacy

952-239-4735
EMAIL

"I enjoy my one-on-one conversations with our guests and sharing resources with them!"

Christian Bourdo
Director of Finance & Contracts

517-410-4697
EMAIL

"I enjoy working with the extensive community of volunteers and donors that support our mission!"

Laura Ibsen
Director of Human Resources & Office Management

612-377-9810
EMAIL

"I love that we serve anyone, without qualification!"

Chris Haugabrook
Warehouse Associate
Aaron Haugabrook
Warehouse Associate
Chris Sholar
Driver (Food Rescue)

785-408-2102

Jack Farrell
Executive Chef
Chad Carruthers
Chef

Find Our Dining Site Coordinators

See photos of our site coordinators on individual dining site pages.