The Gleaners Team

Senior Leadership

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Gerry Brisson

President & CEO

Julie Beamer

Chief Operating Officer
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Jeff Ossowski

Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Schulte (Small)

Patrick Schulte

Chief Development Officer
Judith McNeeley (Small)

Judith McNeeley

Vice President of Community Engagement
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Sheryl Stoddard

Vice President of Administration

Jeffrey Bandy


Dr. Julie Bedford

Senior Director, School Partnerships
David Black

David Black

Transportation/Operations Director

Katie Choate

Senior Director, Community Engagement – Livingston County
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Krista Cierpial

Senior Director, Human Resources
Justin Gruber

Justin Gruber

Senior Director, Data and Strategic Analytics
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Joe Knight

Senior Director, Operations Process and Engagement
Jessica Ramsay

Jessica Ramsay

Senior Director, Wellness & Nutrition Education

Cara Rayner

Senior Director of Operations & Project Management

Jason Slauter

Senior Director of Information Technology
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Kristin Sokul

Senior Director of Advancement Communications, Marketing, and Media/PR


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Paul Bissa

Director of Grants
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Greg Drouillard

Director of Food Sales & Purchasing

Kailey Fulton

Director of Marketing and Brand
Angela Halverson

Angela Halverson

Director of Donor Engagement
Cory Joyrich

Cory Joyrich

Director of Major Gifts and Corporate Partnerships
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John Kastler

Senior Director of Benchmarking & Performance Reporting
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Justin Kimpson

Senior Director of the Ford Resource and Engagement Center at the Fisher Academy
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Carmen Mattia

Senior Director, Ford Fund Community Engagement - Southwest Detroit
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Lawrence Seay

Facility Director - Detroit
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Rachel Williams

Director of Strategic Community Impact

Department Managers

Mollie Allard

Agency Relations Manager

Rachel Binder

Operations Program Manager

Ztaise Bradley

Community Mobiles and Volunteer Programs Manager

Albert Foster

Food Safety and Sanitation Manager

Melissa Gervais

Program Manager

Bob Irland

Community Giving Manager

Greg Kozlowski

Information Technology Manager

Ray Leduc

Livingston Operations Manager

Carrie Lettieri

Office Manager

Renee Metcalf

Cooking Matters Program Manager

Sarah-Grace Motley

Internal Communications Manager

Amy Pierzchala

Data Processing and Reporting Manager

Tabatha Scott

School Partnerships Manager

Misty Sidelinker

Food Procurement Manager

Ibzan Way

Building and Equipment Manager

Media/Press Room

Media Contacts

Kristin Sokul
Senior Director of Advancement Communications, Marketing, and Media/PR

Chelsea Fritz, Kala Watson, Lindsay Wyskowski, and Andrea Trapani
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