Combating Hunger, Creating Opportunity

DC Central Kitchen is America's leader in reducing hunger with recycled food, training unemployed adults for culinary careers, serving healthy school meals, and rebuilding urban food systems through social enterprise.
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Board of Directors

Sarah Tyree (Chair)
Vice President of Government Affairs
CoBank
(First term beginning 12/2012)

Ellen Haas (Vice Chair)
Adviser
Podesta Group
(First term beginning 12/2009)

Mike Golden (Treasurer)
Greater Washington DC Regional President and Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank
(First term beginning 12/2012)

Claudia Sherman (Secretary)
(First term beginning 12/2013)

Will Artley
Executive Chef
BLT Steak
(First term beginning 12/2013)

Todd M. Cohen, FACHE
AtSite, Inc.
(First term beginning 12/2012)

Doron Ezickson
Cadwalader, Wickersham, & Taft LLP
(First term beginning 7/2015)

Dev Ganesan
President/CEO
Fishbowl Marketing
(First term beginning 7/2015)

Sara Guthrie
National Director of Marketing
Clark Construction
(First term beginning 12/2013)

Glenn Katz
Vice President and GM
Comcast Business Managed Services
(First term beginning 12/2013)

Solomon Keene, Jr.
President
Hotel Association of Washington, DC
(First term beginning 12/2012)

Damon Lester
President
National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD)
(First term beginning 12/2011)

Winston Bao Lord
Founder and CMO
Venga
(First term beginning 12/2012)

Lisa McGovern
Executive Director
Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program
(First term beginning 12/2013)

Micheline Mendelsohn
Director of Marketing
Good Stuff Eatery
(First term beginning 7/2015)

Mark Michael
Co-Founder and CEO
Occasions Caterers
(First term beginning 12/2012)

George Munz
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton
(First term beginning 7/2015)

Tracy O’Grady
Chef/Owner
Willow Restaurant
(First term beginning 12/2013)

Thomas Penny
General Manager
Courtyard by Marriott Convention Center
(First term beginning 12/2013)

Don Shapiro
Vice President, Food and Beverage
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
(First term beginning 7/2015)

Wayne Swann
Human Resources Officer/Consultant
SL Swann Enterprises, LLC
(First term beginning 12/2011)

Jerald Thomas
DC Central Kitchen Graduate
(First term beginning 12/2016)

Samuel Thomas
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Events DC
(First term beginning 12/2010)

Mark Toigo
Owner
Toigo Orchards
(First term beginning 12/2009)

Bernard Wood
Area General Manager
Sodexo
(First term beginning 12/2010)

*All independent, voting members*

Chairs Emeritus

José Andrés
Think Food Group

Rob Wilder
Think Food Group