About Us


Elizabeth McCarthy

President & CEO
Elizabeth McCarthy has been a leader in shaping and implementing programs that address immediate critical needs, as well as providing the tools and support to effect long-term positive impacts on communities. Since 2011 she served as the CEO of Sheltering Arms, which addressed the effects of social inequity for children and families in the most challenged New York City communities. During her tenure there, the agency grew dramatically, adding wraparound services for families living in poverty, including education, mental health, and violence prevention programs. She also serves on the Board of Directors and the Steering Committee for the Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA), is the Treasurer of The Developmental Disabilities Services/Child Welfare Collaborative, LLC, and was a Board member of The Children’s Collaborative, Inc.

Prior to joining Sheltering Arms, Elizabeth served as COO at MercyFirst, Senior Vice President for Programs at Safe Horizon, an Adjunct Professor at NYU Wagner School, an Assistant Commissioner in the New York City Department of Homeless Services, and as Chief of Staff in the Mayor’s Office of Operations. She has an MBA in Public and Nonprofit Management from Yale University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College.

Karen Leies

Chief of External Affairs
Karen Leies oversees all of CFBNJ's revenue, marketing, communications and volunteer operations. Karen's 25+ year career in non-profit management includes executive positions at New York City Ballet, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and Jazz at Lincoln Center, among others. Karen is a graduate of Ithaca College and resides with her family in South Orange, NJ.

Gerald Maloney

Chief Financial Officer
Gerald Maloney joined CFBNJ in January 2022 as Vice President of Finance and became Chief Financial Officer in July 2023. Gerald provides strategic oversight to CFBNJ’s Finance, Accounting, and IT operations. Prior to joining CFBNJ, Gerald held similar senior positions in for-profit organizations, most notably Vonage, a pioneer in providing internet telephone service, where he was part of the team that transitioned the Company from a Private Company to a Public Company through an initial public offering (IPO). Gerald received his financial training at Ernst & Young (E&Y). He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Gerald is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in New York. 

Jeannie Fournier

Vice President of Programs & Services
Jeannie Fournier provides strategic development and leadership for CFBNJ's programs focused on providing nutritious food to meet immediate needs as well as efforts to shorten the line and create food security. Jeannie has built and lead large-scale programs for over 16 years, most recently serving as Senior Director at Food Bank For New York City where she oversaw nutrition and capacity building efforts at schools and community based organizations citywide. Jeannie is a graduate of William Paterson University and a Master Certified Health Education Specialist.

David Goldstein

Vice President of Operations
David Goldstein oversees all of CFBNJ's logistical operations. He was previously a Director at Fulfill of Monmouth & Ocean, where he ran their operations, food sourcing, network engagement, and human resources departments. David has also served as Vice President of Operations for the Food Bank for New York City and in various managerial roles for United Parcel Service. For the past 14 years, he has served on and chaired Congressman Jose E. Serrano's Service Academy Committee. In June 2013, Congressman Serrano honored David with a Congressional Record.

Jennifer Nelson

Vice President of Network Relations
Jennifer Nelson oversees our relationships with and support for our network of 800 community partners. Jennifer was previously Senior Vice President at Do Good Auto Coalition, where she led hyperlocal data analysis to track emergency food relief efforts of multiple nonprofit organizations during COVID-19. She also served as the Director of Operations and Food Sourcing at food rescue organization, Table to Table. Jen started her career in Chemical Engineering and has over 20 years of operations, data analysis, sales, marketing, and entrepreneurial experience.

Terrence Williams, Psy. D.

Vice President of HR
Terrence oversees talent management and human resources compliance at CFBNJ. He’s led high performing teams for over 20 years for organizations like the ACLU, OTG Management, Johnson & Wales, and The New York Times Company in senior leadership roles in human resources, development and operations. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management from Johnson & Wales University, a Master’s in Human Resources from Troy University, and a Doctorate from William James College.
  • Board Of Directors
    • Judith A. Spires


      President &CEO
      Inspire Inc.

    • Joseph F. Dempsey Jr.

      Vice Chairperson

    • Chris Perry

      Vice Chairperson

      Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

    • Jill Gateman


      Head of U.S. Middle Market Banking
      TD Bank

    • Perry Blatt

      Director of Business Development and Marketing
      Village Super Market, Inc.

    • Haven Cockerham


    • Dan Cregg

      Executive Vice President & CFO

    • Hans Dekker

      Community Foundation of New Jersey

    • Andy Federbusch

      Madison Ventures Plus, LLC

    • Antony J. Ferolie

      CA Ferolie

    • Stacey Goodman

      EVP, Chief Information Officer
      Prudential Financial, Inc.

    • Marina Hong

      Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources U.S

    • Ralph Izzo
    • Ashley Julmis


    • Steven F. Jureller

      Chief Operating Officer
      Curtis Partition

    • Kristhina Nogueiras

      Executive Director
      JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    • Sekhar Ramaswamy
    • Chuck Salzman

      Peerless Beverage

    • Lindsey Stampone

      Bank of America

    • Josh Weinreich
    • Josh S. Weston

      Honorary Chairman
      Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

    • Jane Wilf

      Wilf Family Foundations

    • Aaron Wilson

      Managing Director and Partner
      Boston Consulting Group

  • Egg Harbor Township Advisory Board
    • Robert Stern



    • Debra Fox

      Vice Chairperson

      AtlantiCare Health Systems

    • Kathy Corbalis

      Kathleen Corbalis Communications

    • Glenn Davila

      Performance Marketing

    • Peter Davidson

      TD Bank

    • Steven Fabietti

      Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP

    • Kathleen Galletta

      Atlantic Blueberry

    • David Goldstein
    • Alexander Marino

      Stockton University

    • Jann Mevoli

      Sturdy Savings Bank

    • Dr. Jon Regis

      Act On Wellness Care

    • Thomas Sykes

      SOSH Architects

    • Cookie Till

      Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay

    • Marissa Travaline

      South Jersey Industries

    • April Venable

      Inspira Health Network

  • Emerging Leaders Board
    • Jay Signorello


    • Jake Beim

      Operations Manager
      Peerless Beverage

    • Matthew Filik

      Certified Financial Planner

    • Justin Hannon

      Hannon Flooring

    • Ryan Mino

      First Vice President, Commercial Banking Team Leader
      Valley National Bank

    • Kelsey Nakamura

      Senior Vice President

    • Stefanie Shuman

      Communications Manager
      Retail Business Services

    • Serina Signorello

      Jefferson Township Public Schools

    • Jes Taylor

      Owner and General Manager
      Sergeantsville Inn

    • Chris Zink

      Vice President
      Goldman Sachs

    • Katie Murphy

      Senior Manager, Business Continuity
      C&S Grocer