Executive team

Jennifer Pahlka Jennifer Pahlka

Founder and Executive Director

Lou Moore Lou Moore

Chief Technology Officer

​Minnie  Ingersoll ​Minnie Ingersoll

Chief Operating Officer

ST Mayer ST Mayer

Chief Program Officer

Product and technology team

Alan Williams Alan Williams

Senior Product Manager, GetCalFresh

Amanda Damewood Amanda Damewood


Andrew Hyder Andrew Hyder

Senior Software Engineer

Ashley Campo Ashley Campo

Senior Software Engineer

Ben Golder Ben Golder

Engineer, Safety and Justice

Ben Sheldon Ben Sheldon

Senior Software Engineer

Cesar Paredes Cesar Paredes

Client Success Manager

Charlie Weems Charlie Weems

Software Engineer

Daniella DeVera Daniella DeVera


Dave Guarino Dave Guarino

Senior Software Engineer

Emma Gasson Emma Gasson

Head of Product, GetCalFresh

Jazmyn Latimer Jazmyn Latimer

Designer, Safety and Justice

Laura Kogler Laura Kogler

Senior Software Engineer

Manya Scheps Manya Scheps

Senior Product Manager, ClientComm

Mark Rossetti Mark Rossetti

Senior Manager and Technical Lead, Talent

Mikela Clemmons Mikela Clemmons

Senior Engineer

Monique Baena-Tan Monique Baena-Tan

Design Researcher

Norris Hung Norris Hung

Front-end Developer

Rachel Edelman Rachel Edelman


Tiffany Andrews Tiffany Andrews

Product Manager, Safety and Justice

Tomas Apodaca Tomas Apodaca

Senior Engineer

Whitney Schaefer Whitney Schaefer

Software Engineer

Zachary Auerbach Zachary Auerbach

Senior Software Engineer, ClientComm

Public sector team

Caitlin Docker Caitlin Docker

Manager, Partnerships & Growth

Efrem Bycer Efrem Bycer

Director of Economic Development

Jenny Montoya Tansey Jenny Montoya Tansey

Director of Safety and Justice

Meilani Santillán Meilani Santillán

Senior Manager, Partnership and Growth

Monica Beas Monica Beas

Partnerships Specialist

Sarah White Sarah White

Program and Partnerships Manager

Community engagement team

Christopher Whitaker Christopher Whitaker

Brigade Program Manager

David Huebner David Huebner

Director of Talent

Erie Meyer Erie Meyer

National Network Director

Marketing and communications team

Contasia Placide Contasia Placide

Event Producer

Jillian Robertson Jillian Robertson

Communications Manager

Zoe Blumenfeld Zoe Blumenfeld

Director of Communications

Operations team

Atzay Perez Estrada Atzay Perez Estrada

Office Assistant

Jeff Serrano Jeff Serrano

Office Manager

Development team

Chi Offomah Chi Offomah

Development Coordinator

Cruz Ramirez Cruz Ramirez

Major Gifts Officer

Jessica Silverman Jessica Silverman

Director of Development

Jimmy Jaramuzchett Jimmy Jaramuzchett

Development Coordinator

Laila Brenner Laila Brenner

Senior Manager, Institutional Partnerships

Matthew Loveless Matthew Loveless

Data and Analytics Manager

People operations

Samantha Leveston Samantha Leveston