About Us


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.

Karen Leies

Vice President of Development
Karen Leies oversees all of the FoodBank’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 the Community FoodBank of New Jersey'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 the FoodBank. 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 is pursuing a Doctorate at William James College.

Jeannie Fournier

Vice President of Programs
Jeannie Fournier provides strategic development and leadership for the Community FoodBank'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 the FoodBank'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.

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.
  • Board Of Directors
    • Josh Weinreich


    • Alan C. Levitan

      Vice Chairman

    • Judith A. Spires

      2nd Vice-Chair
      President and CEO
      Kings Food Markets, Inc.

    • Joseph F. Dempsey Jr.


    • Michael Rimland

      Managing Director
      Goldman, Sachs & Co.

    • Perry Blatt

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

    • Dan Cregg

      Executive Vice President & CFO
      PSEG Services Corporation

    • Hans Dekker

      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

      ESM Ferolie

    • Jill Gateman

      Executive Vice President, Northeast Corporate Banking

    • Ronald B. Giles

      Director, Quality Assurance
      Goya Foods, Inc.

    • Steven F. Jureller

      Chief Operating Officer
      Curtis Partition

    • Wendy M. Lazarus

      Director, Government Relations and Public Affairs
      Pfizer, Inc.

    • Karen Meleta

      Vice President, Consumer and Corporate Communications
      Wakefern Food Corp.

    • Chris Perry

      Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

    • Sekhar Ramaswamy
    • Chuck Salzman

      Peerless Beverage

    • Tom Uhlman

      Managing Partner
      New Venture Partners, LLC

    • Josh S. Weston

      Honorary Chairman
      Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

  • Egg Harbor Township Advisory Board
    • Jann Mevoli

      Sturdy Savings Bank

    • Brendan Jerome

      1st Vice-Chair
      11th Floor Creative Group, LLC

    • Kathleen Corbalis

      Past Chair
      Kathleen Corbalis Communications

    • Debra Daly


    • Pete Davidson

      TD Bank

    • Bernie Dillion

      Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

    • Steven Fabietti

      Gruccio, Pepper, De Santo & Ruth, PA

    • Debra Fox

      AtlantiCare Health Systems

    • Alicia Ginn

      Golden Nugget

    • David Goldstein

      Smithfield Foods

    • Alexander Marino

      Stockton University

    • Marcia McCulley

      AtlantiCare Health System

    • Marc Mugler

      Ocean First Bank

    • Elizabeth A. Sheridan

      Inspira Health Network

    • Robert Stern

      Sodexo, Emeritus

    • Cookie Till

      Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay

    • Marissa Travaline

      South Jersey Industries

  • Emerging Leaders Board
    • Ashley Washington

      Board Chair
      Senior Manager, Risk & Financial Advisory

    • Jake Beim

      Operations Manager
      Peerless Beverage

    • Matthew Filik

      Certified Financial Planner

    • Justin Hannon

      Hannon Flooring

    • Ryan Mino

      VP, Program & Product Development Officer
      Valley National Bank

    • Kelsey Nakamura

      Cushman Wakefield

    • Emily Pereless

      Executive Director
      Morgan Stanley

    • Stefanie Shuman

      External Communications Manager
      Stop & Shop

    • Jay Signorello
    • Serina Signorello

      Jefferson Township Public Schools

    • Jes Taylor

      General Manager
      Harvest Restaurant Group

    • Chris Zink

      Vice President
      Goldman Sachs