Chuck Samuelson Founder and President of Kitchens for Good Former Chef and Restaurateur, Chuck leveraged his 45 years of culinary and hospitality experience into founding Kitchens for Good.
Jennifer Gilmore Executive Director and Founding Team Member Jennifer Gilmore’s passion for hunger relief has been demonstrated by her work in food banking for more than a decade.
Aviva Paley Senior Director and Founding Team Member Aviva Paley is a passionate social entrepreneur with experience in the marketing, program design and fundraising.
Lupita Guerrero General Manager Lupita is a San Diego native and a 13 year veteran of catering and special event operations.
Natalia Moussa Controller A CPA and audit supervisor with a passion and history of working with nonprofits.
Kymberli Campbell Operations Manager Kymberli came into the hospitality industry 30 years ago, and developed a strong passion for food, wine, and service through working at all kinds of establishments from small restaurants to five start resorts.
Karl Prohaska Banquet Chef Karl has spent years as a Banquet Chef in hotels including Gaylord Opryland, Hilton and Starwood Hotels. Karl brings a passion, dedication and flare to all things food!
Tiffany Anchondo Sales and Events Associate As a Certified Meeting and Event Planner,Tiffany will go that extra mile to make sure your special event or meeting is memorable.
Katrina Meredith Career Coach Katrina brings with her an extensive background as a recruiter, teacher, and job developer. Katrina has passion for helping those hardest to employ, get jobs- guiding students to be their best and to meet high expectations.
Theron Fisher Chef Instructor Theron has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, starting and managing hotels, resorts and restaurants across the United States.
Ray Kau Catering Sales Manager Ray has enjoyed three decades producing and promoting good food, both as an entrepreneur and as a marketer in the grocery industry.
Dwan Miller Receptionist and Event Assistant Dwan brings a bright attitude and fantastic customer service to the Kitchens for Good Team.
Nina Holtz Food Systems Coordinator Nina oversees the volunteer program, Project Reclaim food rescue program, and Project Nourish program evaluation
Sonia Diaz– Development Coordinator Sonia has over 9 years of experience in the non-profit sector, working in advocacy, fundraising and project management
April Hunter– Case Manager April has over 15 years experience in the social services field and brings with her a strong working knowledge of the issues surrounding vulnerable populations.
Natalie Ochoa – Event Coordinator Since 2012, Natalie has been planning and facilitating memorable events, always keeping the guest experience in mind.
Sarah Baker – Event Coordinator Sarah has experience in a wide variety of events from weddings to nonprofits and everything in between.
Maura Alice Salgado – Catering and Event Sales Representative Being a firm believer in exceptional customer service and actively fulfilling a healthy lifestyle, Maura has warmly embraced the motto of Kitchens for Good: “Food Changes Lives.”
Ciarra Pickens – Catering Sales Rep Ciarra prides herself in genuine customer service. Becoming her client means becoming a long-term relationship.