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.


A Hunger-free Tampa Bay


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


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


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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Jane Simon

Jane Simon
Director of Procurement
813.254.1190 ext. 213
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Sylvia Kapous

Sylvia Kapous
Director of Agency Relations and Programs
813.254.1190 ext. 201
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Jim Carpenter

Jim Carpenter
Director of Operations
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development department
Joyce Endaya

Joyce Endaya
Corporate Partnerships & Special Events Manager
813-254-1190 Ext. 205
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Jayci Peters

Jayci Peters
Communications Manager
813-254-1190 Ext. 218
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Carlson Megan

Megan Carlson
Volunteer Services Manager
813-254-1190 Ext.207
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Rice Maxine

Maxine Rice
Donor Relations Coordinator
813.254.1190 x202
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Clarissa Rain

Clarissa Rain
Programs Associate
813-254-1190 x216
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Rhonda Gindlesperger
Agency Services Manager
813-254-1190 x209
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Luis Arocho

Luis Arocho
Operations Manager
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Lawrence Selph

Lawrence Selph
Senior Operations Advisor
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John Vreeland

John Vreeland
Operations Supervisor
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Roosevelt Glover

Roosevelt Glover
Distribution Supervisor
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Angela Hughes

Angela Hughes
Data Manager
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Nicole Tegge
Inventory Manager
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Board of Directors

Jenna Nelson
Sykes Enterprises

Todd Wickner

immediate past chairman
Richard Blau
GrayRobinson, P.A.

Connie Detrick
Detrick Consulting

Tim Merrick

Bill Abercrombie
Tampa Bay Lightning

Robert Bucciarelli
Sodexo Health Care

Keith Cate
News Channel 8 WFLA

Debra Faulk
Wells Fargo

Eddie Garcia

Robert Greenhalgh
Toshiba Business Solutions

Steven Heiser
Harvard Jolly

Dr. David Himmelgreen
USF – Anthropology

Clara Lawhead
Pasco County

JoLynn Lokey
Visit Tampa Bay

Dana Ludwig
Brown & Brown of Florida

Suzanne Luecke
Tampa Bay Rays

Patrick Owings

Melissa Powell
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Thomas Scott

Chuck Sykes
Sykes Enterprises

Warehouse Location

tampa warehouse

4702 Transport Drive, Building 6
Tampa, FL 33605

phone 813.254.1190