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Staff Directory

David Beckmann

Alice Walker Duff
Managing Director

James Lund
Vice President for Development and Membership

Nancy M. Rhodes
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Jamie Thomas
Assistant to the President

Tavia Benjamin
Assistant to the Managing Director

John M. Brown, Jr.
Administration Analyst

Grassroots Organizing

LaVida Davis
Director of Organizing and Grassroots Capacity Building

Stephen Hill
Senior Organizer for Elections

Tyion Miller
Organizing Coordinator

For the full directory of Bread's grassroots organizing staff or to find your regional organizer, please see the regional offices page.


Jeff Nelson
Director of Finance

Gail Smith-Gliss

Latonya Carter
Human Resources and Administrative Services Specialist

Lou Hostler
Manager of Administrative and Financial Services

Jackie Jones
Internship Coordinator

Tiffany Carr
Interim Manager of Information Services

Lucretia Payne Rodgers
Accounting Coordinator

Martha Wong
Financial Analyst

John Gross
Staff Accountant


Adlai Amor
Director of Communications

Sonora Bostian-Posner
Online Communications Specialist

Chris Ford
Manager, Media Relations

Hans Friedhoff
Online Communications Manager

Jennifer Gonzalez
Associate Online Editor

Joseph Molieri
Multimedia Manager

Fito Moreno
Media Relations Specialist

Stephen Padre
Managing Editor

Doug Puller
Design Manager

Church Relations

Jose Garcia
Director of Church Relations

Diane Ford Dessables
Senior Associate for Denominational Relations

Dulce Gamboa
Associate for Latino Relations

Jared Noetzel
Evangelical Engagement Fellow

Krisanne Vaillancourt-Murphy
Evangelical Church Relations

Angelique Walker-Smith
Associate for National African American Church Engagement

Nancy Neal
Associate for Denominational Women's Organization Relations

Development and Membership

Kari Bert
Deputy Director for Development and Membership

Lauren Barth
Associate Manager for Online Fundraising and Reporting

Stephen Hitchcock
Senior Manager of Special Projects

Edward Hoyt
Northeast Region Donor Relations

Kierra Jackson
Major Gifts Coordinator/Development Officer

Rose Mason
Development and Membership Services Associate

Vince Mezzera
Manager, Bread Rising Campaign

Joanne Nazarian
Western Region Donor Relations

W. Michael Smith
Southeast Region Donor Relations

Michael Troutman
Midwest Region Donor Relations

Fran Troxler
Mid-Atlantic Region Donor Relations

Greg Shapero
Associate Manager, Membership Resources

Kesi Marcano
Midwest Region Donor Relations

Government Relations

Eric P. Mitchell
Director of Government Relations

Christine Meléndez Ashley
Senior Domestic Policy Analyst

Alyssa Casey
Government Relations Coordinator

Amelia Kegan
Deputy Director of Government Relations

Ryan Quinn
Senior Policy Analyst

Beth Ann Saracco
International Policy Analyst

Bread for the World Institute

Asma Lateef

Todd Post
Senior Editor, Hunger Report

Scott E. Bleggi
Senior International Policy Analyst for Hunger and Nutrition

Faustine Wabwire
Senior Foreign Assistance Policy Analyst

Judith Toni
Grants Manager

Michele Learner
Associate Editor

Christine Matthews

Cheryle Adams
Project Coordinator

Derek Schwabe
Research Associate

The Alliance to End Hunger

Ambassador Tony Hall
Executive Director

Rebecca Middleton
Chief Operating Officer

Danielle Chidester
Manager of Member Services

Anne Naggayi
Country Director

Jennifer Simpson
Project Assistant & Office Manager

Edward Kiely
Country Director

Felix Bamezon
Project Manager, Country Director



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