Because no one
should go hungry.

because no one should go hungry

Feeding Tampa Bay, part of the national Feeding America network, focuses on providing food to the more than 700,000 hungry in the 10-county area of West Central Florida.

Vision

A Hunger-free Tampa Bay

Mission

We change lives one meal at a time by leading our community in the fight against hunger.

Value

We are the driving force behind all food relief in Tampa Bay.

Guiding Principles

• We are mission passionate for feeding those in need
• We fight hunger, not just with food, but with knowledge of the issue
• We serve our clients compassionately and free of prejudice
• We act with integrity as we steward the resources entrusted to us
• We value collaborative partnerships – both internally and externally – which are the lifeblood of our success
• We are driven by the moral responsibility to uplift our community

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Staff Directory

leadership

Thomas Mantz

Thomas Mantz
Executive Director
813-254-1190 Ext. 217
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Kathy Whetsell

Kathy Whetsell
Director of HR/Finance
813-254-1190 Ext. 203
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Karen Griffin

Karen Griffin
Director of Development
813-254-1190 Ext. 215
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Jayci Peters

Jayci Peters
Director of Marketing & Communications
813-262-8448
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Jim Carpenter

Jim Carpenter
Director of Operations
813-262-8447
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Shannon-Elisa

Elisa Shannon
Director of Strategic Initiatives
813-626-2494
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Gindlesperger Rhonda

Rhonda Gindlesperger
Director of Agency Relations & Programs
813-402-3784
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development department
Shane Holman

Shane Holman
Grants Coordinator
813-254-1190 Ext. 221
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Carlson Megan

Megan Carlson
Community Engagement Manager
813-254-1190 Ext. 207
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Housen-Karlin

Karlin Housen
Special Events & Food Drive Coordinator
813-262-8449
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Garayar-Gaby

Gaby Garayar
Donor Relations Specialist
813-254-1190 Ext. 213
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DeClue-Taryn

Taryn DeClue
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
813-254-1190 Ext. 225
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AGENCY RELATIONS AND PROGRAMS

Clarissa Rain

Clarissa Rain
Programs Associate
813-254-1190 Ext. 216
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Hall-Kelly

Kelly Hall
Agency Relations Manager
813-262-8445
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Brown-Rakesha

Rakesha Brown
Office Coordinator
813-254-1190 Ext. 204
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Karen Serrano Arce

Karen Serrano Arce
Health Education Associate
813-254-1190 Ext. 226
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operations

Luis Arocho

Luis Arocho
Transportation Manager
813-399-0852
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Lawrence Selph

Lawrence Selph
Senior Operations Advisor
813-727-9664
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John Vreeland

John Vreeland
Warehouse Manager
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Roosevelt Glover

Roosevelt Glover
Warehouse Supervisor
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Angela Hughes

Angela Hughes
Database Specialist
352-544-9668
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Montes-Dianne

Dianne Montes
Inventory Associate
813-254-1190 Ext. 220
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PROCUREMENT
Kat Agresta

Kat Agresta
Procurement Manager
813-254-1190 Ext. 210
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Lintner-Carley

Carley Lintner
Donations Coordinator
813-254-1190 Ext. 211
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Doyle-Patrick

Patrick Doyle
Pinellas Retail Coordinator
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Board of Directors

chairman
Jenna Nelson
Sykes Enterprises

vice-chairman
Todd Wickner

immediate past chairman
Richard Blau
GrayRobinson, P.A.

secretary
Connie Detrick
Detrick Consulting

treasurer
Tim Merrick
MetLife

Bill Abercrombie
Tampa Bay Lightning

Robert Bucciarelli
Sodexo Health Care

Colleen Chappell
ChappellRoberts

Steve Ellis
Publix Super Markets

Debra Faulk
Wells Fargo

David Freitas
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Robert Greenhalgh
Toshiba Business Solutions

Steven Heiser
Harvard Jolly

Dr. David Himmelgreen
USF – Anthropology

Clara Lawhead
Pasco County

Dana Ludwig
Brown & Brown of Florida

Amy Maguire
Coca-Cola Beverages, Florida

Melissa Powell
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Thomas Scott

Norwood Smith
Mainsail Lodging & Development

Marc Spencer
US Trust

Eileen Stuart
Mosaic Company

Mike Suarez
Tampa City Council

Chuck Sykes
Sykes Enterprises

Anna Wiand
GrayRobinson, P.A.

Warehouse Location

tampa warehouse

4702 Transport Drive, Building 6
Tampa, FL 33605

Phone 813-254-1190