Our Team

Our Team

Our Team


Jennifer Gilmore Chief Executive Officer  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 Co-Founder  Aviva Paley is a passionate social entrepreneur with experience in marketing, program design and fundraising.
Chuck Samuelson Founder and Board Member of Kitchens for Good Former Chef and Restaurateur, Chuck leveraged his 45 years of culinary and hospitality experience into founding Kitchens for Good.
Lori Love Director of Hospitality  Lori has over 25 years in the hospitality industry, and a passion for giving back to the community.
 Natalia Moussa Controller  A CPA and audit supervisor with a passion and history of working with nonprofits.


 Lidia Castillo – Banquet Chef Lidia puts her passion and creativity into preparing delectable dishes that bring a smile to people’s faces.
Lorne “The Hammer” Jones- Lead Cook, Youth Meal Program A graduate of Project Launch, Hammer went on to become a lead baker at Panera Bread, only to be brought back ‘home’ to do what he really loves, make meals for the community and mentor other students
Sarah Baker – Lead Event Specialist  Sarah has experience in a wide variety of events from weddings to nonprofits and everything in between.


Katrina Meredith Manager of Project Launch and 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.
Lindsey Seegers Food Systems Manager Lindsey is so excited to support the full circle of hunger relief: putting good people and good food to work for both our students and our community.  


Sonia Diaz– Development Manager  Sonia has over 9 years of experience in the non-profit sector, working in advocacy, fundraising and project management
 Juanita Atitsogbuie Human Resources and Office Manager  HR Professional with a passion for training, coaching, and employee development geared towards supporting our mission. .
 Geraldine Zamora Event and Development Coordinator  She has a passion for inspiring people to fully believe and commit to an organization’s mission.
 Cosette Faridniya Marketing and Design Associate  A graphic designer with 9 years of experience and a passion for marketing.
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