Before joining Kitchen’s for Good, Jennifer Gilmore served as the executive director of Feeding America San Diego, where she oversaw efforts to expand emergency food distribution to communities affected by limited access to grocery stores and farmers’ markets, low wages, and the high cost of quality food. During her tenure, Jennifer increased food distribution from 2.5 to 19.2 million meals per year and grew philanthropic revenue from $1.2 million to $5.4 million annually. Prior to joining Feeding America, Jennifer managed agency relations and volunteer programs at Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and, before that, served as a volunteer at the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. In 2013, she earned the Tribute to Women in Industry Visionary Award for her contribution to hunger relief in San Diego County. She holds bachelor and master’s degrees in public administration from the University of Arizona, and serves on the board of directors for the San Diego Hunger Coalition and SuperFood Drive.