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Our Team

Leadership Team

Debbie Espinosa

President & CEO

FIND Food Bank’s mission embodies my core belief that one must care for others before self. Our place is to serve, and I am honored to lead an extraordinary team that ensures every person in the Desert knows where their next meal is coming from.

Jeff C

Director of Operations
Growing up with hunger insecurity myself has given me the drive and passion to help others overcome it. FIND Food bank gives me the platform that allows me to lead a team of caring and compassionate professionals who work tirelessly to make sure everyone in our community has enough to eat.

Kevin D.

Director of Finance

Working for an organization that gives so much to so many is an honor.  FIND Food Bank is a part of the solution and I am excited to be a part of it too!

Lorena M

Director of Community Impact

I have dedicated myself to FIND’S mission over the last 8 years because I strongly believe that everyone should have access to a healthy, nutritious meal, and no one should go to bed hungry. I am proud to be part of a team and organization that truly makes a difference in the communities we serve.

Tom T

Director of Development and Community Relations

My career has been focused on helping people improve their health and well-being through access to quality healthcare. Addressing food insecurity is the foundation upon which those efforts will always rely.

Staff and Volunteers

FIND believes that it takes everyone engaged in the fight to end hunger to be a leader in each of their respective roles, giving their best every day to ensure no one goes hungry. FIND has 32 Full and Part-Time Staff Members and over 4,500 Volunteers who give approximately 15,000 hours of services annually (equal to approximately 7.5 full-time employees)

Our Board of Directors Chair

Lena Wade Slovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney, LLP (SBEMP) Term: 2016 – present

Vice Chair

Paul MacKey
Retired Lawyer
Term: 2018 – present

Treasurer

George Batavick
Retired Corporate Executive
Term: 2017 – present

Secretary

Erin Kaiman CV Strategies Term: 2019 – present

Past Chair

Deborah McGarrey
Southern California Gas Co.
Term: 2013 – present

Members

Keith Flagler
Retired Corporate Executive
Term: 2013 – present

Tricia Pearce
Retired Teacher, School District Board Member
Term: 2022 – present

Troy Strange
Desert Recreation District
Term: 2020 – present

Ellen Way
Agriculture Executive
Term: 2020 – present