Staff and Board

A few of the community leaders who dedicate their time and expertise to further our mission of ending hunger in Coastal South Carolina.

President and CEO

Pat Walker
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Community Initiatives

Chief Operating Officer
Erin Fisher
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Child Hunger Programs Manager
Kara Moore
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Director of Agency Relations
Joanna Bruno
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Food Works Chef
Emily Cookson
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Community Engagement Specialist
Ally Elrod-Bloom
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Food Works Coordinator
Samantha Perez
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Director of Programs
Melinda Waddell
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Agency Relations Coordinator
Sydney Singhass
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AmeriCorps VISTA
Marek Wojtala
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Nutrition Manager
Dana Mitchel
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Agency Relations Manager
Terry Acker
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Nutrition Program Specialist
Autumn Reid
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Nutrition Education Coordinator
Jennifer Reynolds

Child Hunger Coordinator 
Rachel Allison
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Nutrition AmeriCorps
Rachel Newcomb
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Development and Communications

Chief Development Officer
Kathryn Douglas
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Director of Fundraising and Corporate Engagement
Jessica Woolsey
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Grants Manager

Kelly Kelley
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Director of Major Gifts

Dennis Toney
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Volunteer Manager
Andrew Peiffer
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Donor Data Manager

Communications Manager

Hailey Ezekiel
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Volunteer Coordinator

Kevin Gravely
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Finance and Administration

Chief Financial Officer

Felicia Houston
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Accounts Receivable Manager

Marianne Fortin
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Executive Assistant

Melanie Johnson
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Accounts Payable Manager

Nicole Brown
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VP of Human Resources

Marian Logan
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Administrative Assistant

Shawntrae Battle
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Human Resources Associate
Nina Marsh-Thomas
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VP of Operations

Brian Keenan
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Director of Procurement

Margaret Grant
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Distribution Manager

Alicia Duffany
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Inventory Manager

Douglas Raynor
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Shipping & Receiving Manager

Darryl Johnson
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Reclamation Manager
Robert Wilson
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Facility & Transportation Manager
Chris Cisell
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Warehouse Coordinator

Christopher Ellis
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Warehouse Agency Coordinator
Rofely Pichardo
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Transportation Coordinator
Walt Gray

Retail Driver
Curtis Collins

Retail Driver
Ernest Mitchell

Wilmot Simmons

Warehouse Coordinator
Eddie Cardona

Warehouse Receiving Associate

Charlie Allen

Maintenance Coordinator
Greg Weathers

Warehouse Associate / Driver

Frank Seitz

Warehouse Agency Associate

Jermaine Smith

Warehouse Associate / Driver
Darron Knecht

Warehouse Associate / Driver
John Spigner

Warehouse Associate

James Drass

Senior Retail Driver
Chester Davis III

Warehouse Associate/Driver 
Devin Durham

Director of Warehouse & Logistics
Tony Howard
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Yemassee Distribution Center – 843.589.4118

Regional Food Center Manager

Christopher Gillette

Warehouse Associate

Brett Dunbar

Warehouse Associate / Driver
Brandon Grant

Warehouse Agency Coordinator

Brenda Myers

Grand Strand Distribution Center – 843.448.0341

Regional Food Center Manager

Shayla Livingston

Warehouse Associate/Driver

Johnny Brown

Food and Fund Coordinator

Bryan Moore

Warehouse Agency Coordinator

Brian Hinger

Membership Coordinator

Barbara Miller

Warehouse Associate / Driver

Arthur Dionisio

Board of Directors

The Lowcountry Food Bank is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of representatives from the local community.

Martha McNeil, Chairman / Morgan Stanley

Tiffany Crumpton, Vice Chairman / Blackbaud

Vincent Wallace, Treasurer / Boeing

Shelly Yuhas / The Directions Group, Inc.

Erin Burton


Tyler Condon

Morgan Stanley

Tiffany Crumpton


Lindsey Douglas


Evie Evans

Evans Law, LLC

Erik Glaser

Glaser + Company

David Hood

Brett Hulsey

Shooting Star Creations

Martha McNeil

Mark H. Mizell, CCIM

Birchin Lane Realty Advisors, LLC

Darryl Porter

ACP Drug Testing & Screening, LLC

Mike Smith


Vincent Wallace

Jonathan Williams

Push Advocacy

Shelley Yuhas

The Directions Group, Inc.