About Us

Leadership

Carlos M. Rodriguez

President and CEO
Carlos M. Rodriguez is a recognized voice against hunger and addressing the needs of the working poor. Twenty-two years of executive leadership experience have focused on improving policies and delivering services to reach all neighbors in need. Understanding the complex ecosystem affecting hunger, he has expanded efforts across multiple organizations to feed and shorten the food lines simultaneously. Born and raised in the South Bronx, he has an in-depth understanding of poverty and a profound appreciation of the impact of human service. Carlos earned his MS in Urban Policy and Not-for-Profit Management from Milano Graduate School, New School University; a BA in Sociology from the College of the Holy Cross and a Not-for-Profit accounting certificate from New York University. He previously served as the Executive Director of Fulfill (formerly the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties) and has also held high-level positions at the Food Bank For New York City, as well as the Children’s Defense Fund of New York and the Community Food Resource Center.

Lisa Weber

Chief Administrative Officer
Lisa has spent over twenty years as an executive and leader at Prudential Financial where she built her career implementing strong financial and risk management systems, influencing strategic direction and business value, leveraging data to enhance executive decision making, advancing organizational process optimization and technology innovation. Lisa is a graduate of Rutgers University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Accounting. Since 2014, she has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, advocating for the best interest of children placed in foster homes due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment.

Karen Leies

Vice President of Development
Karen Leies oversees all of CFBNJ's philanthropic programs. Karen was previously Senior Director of Development and Special Events at New York City Ballet. She also served as Vice President of Development of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and as Director of Development at Lincoln Center. Karen is a graduate of Ithaca College.

Jeffrey Mott

Vice President of Finance
Jeffrey Mott oversees CFBNJ's financial operations. Prior to joining the FoodBank, he spent 4 years in roles as head of Internal Audit and as Corporate Controller for Phoenix House Foundation -- a leading national substance abuse treatment provider. Jeffrey also has more than 6 years of experience in public accounting, focusing on nonprofit organizations. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from State University of New York at Buffalo.

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.

Triada Stampas

Impact Leader
Triada Stampas oversees CFBNJ’s impact assessment, ensuring strategy and decision-making are data-driven. A nationally recognized anti-hunger advocate, she has devoted her career to empowering marginalized communities and meaningfully improving people’s lives by spurring policy- and systems-level change. Most recently, Triada was Policy Director for the ACLU of Alaska. She also served as Vice President for Research and Public Affairs for Food Bank For New York City. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, and her master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbia University.

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

Network Leader
Jennifer Nelson oversees our relationships with and support for our network of over 1,000 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.

Jeannie Fournier

Vice President of Programs
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.
  • Board Of Directors
    • Josh Weinreich

      Chairman

    • Alan C. Levitan

      Vice Chairperson

    • Judith A. Spires

      Vice Chairperson

    • Joseph F. Dempsey Jr.

      Secretary

    • Michael Rimland

      Treasurer
      Managing Director
      Goldman, Sachs & Co.


    • Perry Blatt

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

    • Dan Cregg

      Executive Vice President & CFO
      PSEG

    • Hans Dekker

      President
      Community Foundation of New Jersey

    • Alma DeMetropolis

      Managing Director
      JPMorgan Private Bank

    • Robert H. Doherty

      Senior Commercial Credit Manager
      Bank of America, New Jersey

    • Andy Federbusch

      Managing Director
      Credit Suisse

    • Antony J. Ferolie

      CEO
      ESM Ferolie

    • Jill Gateman

      Executive Vice President, Northeast Corporate Banking
      PNC

    • Ronald B. Giles

      Director, Quality Assurance
      Goya Foods, Inc.

    • Stacey Goodman

      EVP, Chief Information Officer
      Prudential Financial, Inc.

    • Steven F. Jureller

      Chief Operating Officer
      Curtis Partition

    • Wendy M. Lazarus
    • Karen Meleta

      Vice President, Consumer and Corporate Communications
      Wakefern Food Corp.

    • Chris Perry

      President
      Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

    • Sekhar Ramaswamy
    • Chuck Salzman

      President
      Peerless Beverage

    • Tom Uhlman

      Managing Partner
      New Venture Partners, LLC

    • Ashley Washington

      Executive Director
      J.P. Morgan

    • Josh S. Weston

      Honorary Chairman
      Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

    • Jane Wilf

      Wilf Family Foundations

  • Egg Harbor Township Advisory Board
    • Brendan Jerome

      Chair
      11th Floor Creative Group

    • Robert Stern

      1st Vice-Chair
      Sodexo

    • Jann Mevoli

      Past Chair
      Sturdy Savings Bank

    • Kathy Corbalis

      Kathleen Corbalis Communications

    • Pete Davidson

      TD Bank

    • Steven Fabietti

      Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP

    • Debra Fox

      AtlantiCare Health Systems

    • Kathleen Galletta

      Atlantic Blueberry

    • Alicia Ginn

      Golden Nugget

    • Chef David Goldstein

      Smithfield Foods

    • Amber Hamlett

      Hamlett Consulting, LLC

    • Alexander Marino

      Stockton University

    • Jacqueline Grace

      Tropicana Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

    • Marc Mugler

      Ocean First Bank

    • Elizabeth A. Sheridan

      Inspira Health Network

    • Thomas Sykes

      SOSH Architects

    • Cookie Till

      Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay

    • Marissa Travaline

      South Jersey Industries

  • Emerging Leaders Board
    • Jay Signorello

      Chair

    • Jake Beim

      Operations Manager
      Peerless Beverage


    • Matthew Filik

      Certified Financial Planner
      ClearFocus

    • Justin Hannon

      Hannon Flooring

    • Ryan Mino

      VP, Program & Product Development Officer
      Valley National Bank

    • Kelsey Nakamura

      Director
      Cushman Wakefield

    • Emily Pereless

      Executive Director
      Morgan Stanley

    • Stefanie Shuman

      External Communications Manager
      Stop & Shop

    • Serina Signorello

      Educator
      Jefferson Township Public Schools


    • Jes Taylor

      General Manager
      Harvest Restaurant Group

    • Chris Zink

      Vice President
      Goldman Sachs