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Executive Leadership

Bill Shore

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Share Our Strength

Bill Shore is the founder and chief executive officer of Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger in America. Bill Shore, Chief Executive Officer, founded Share Our Strength in 1984 with his sister Debbie Shore and a $2,000 cash advance on a credit card. Since then, Share Our Strength has raised and invested more than $600 million in the fight against hunger, and has won the support of national leaders in business, government, health and education, sports and entertainment.

Bill is also the chairman of Community Wealth Partners, a Share Our Strength organization that helps change agents solve social problems at the magnitude they exist.

From 2014 to 2015, Bill served as a Congressional appointee to the National Commission on Hunger, a group tasked with finding innovative ways to end hunger in America.

From 1978 to 1987, Bill served on the senatorial and presidential campaign staffs of former U.S. Senator Gary Hart (D-Colorado). From 1988 to 1991, he served as Chief of Staff for former U.S. Senator Robert Kerrey (D-Nebraska).

Bill is the author of four books focused on social change, including “Revolution of the Heart” (Riverhead Press, 1995), “The Cathedral Within” (Random House, 1999), “The Light of Conscience” (Random House, 2004) and most recently, “The Imaginations of Unreasonable Men” (PublicAffairs, 2010).

A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Bill earned a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He has been an adjunct professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business and an advisor for the Reynolds Foundation Fellowship program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. From 2001 to 2011, he served as a director of The Timberland Company.

Bill was named one of America’s Best Leaders in 2005 by US News & World Report. In 2011, the Jefferson Awards Foundation presented Bill with the S. Roger Horchow Award for Greatest Public Service.

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Debbie Shore

Co-Founder, Share Our Strength

Debbie Shore co-founded Share Our Strength with her brother Bill Shore, Chief Executive Officer, in 1984 with a $2,000 cash advance on a credit card. Debbie oversees the organization’s long-term planning and strategy, and has led the development and launch of several key platforms such as Share Our Strength’s culinary events, Taste of the Nation® and No Kid Hungry dinners, and Dine Out for No Kid Hungry and Chefs Cycle.

Now in its 28th year, Taste of the Nation® has raised more than $92 million through hundreds of events in every major market in the country and built a national network of volunteers. In 2008, Debbie launched Dine Out for No Kid Hungry, an annual campaign that engages thousands of restaurants and millions of consumers to raise funds to end childhood hunger. Funds raised through these and other programs support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to make sure every child in the U.S. gets the nutritious food they need, every day.

Since 2014, Debbie has directed Share Our Strength’s revenue innovation lab, providing vision and overseeing efforts to create, test and launch diverse new revenue-generating platforms and activities for the organization, such as Chefs Cycle, an annual cycling event for chefs and culinary professionals to raise funds and awareness for No Kid Hungry.

Prior to starting Share Our Strength, Debbie was a political organizer and fundraiser for former U.S. Senator Gary Hart’s (D-Colorado) presidential campaign.

Prior to starting Share Our Strength, Shore was a political organizer and fundraiser for former U.S. Senator Gary Hart’s (D-Colorado) presidential campaign.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Debbie earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Philosophy from Ohio University. She has lived, studied and traveled extensively in Mexico, and has one daughter, Sofia.


Tom Nelson

President, Share Our Strength

As the President, Tom Nelson oversees the day-to-day management of the organization, including working with the organization’s executive and senior teams to develop and implement its plan for strategic growth, particularly around the No Kid Hungry campaign.

Prior to joining Share Our Strength in 2011, Tom was Chief Operating Officer for AARP, where he led the build-out of its state strategy in all 53 states and territories. He also led the reinvention of the AARP Foundation, which today serves those at risk of falling through our nation’s safety net as they struggle to meet their most basic needs.

Tom has a long history of service to civic organizations, including currently serving on the Board of Directors of ProInspire which is building the next generation of nonprofit leaders. He also serves as Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, teaching in the MBA program about nonprofit leadership and management. He also serves on the Board of Counselors for the Davis Gerontology School at the University of Southern California, and is a board member of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Tom is also a board member of Community Wealth Partners, a Share Our Strength organization that helps change agents solve social problems at the magnitude they exist.

Tom earned a doctoral degree from the University of Southern California and holds a Master of Arts from Columbia University.


John Green

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer, Share Our Strength

John Green serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer. Since John joined Share Our Strength, he has focused on building strong finance and human resource teams and processes to support the entire organization as No Kid Hungry scales up. These actions have helped enhance decision support, talent and career development, financial planning and overall organizational effectiveness.

John has managed global operations in both mature markets and developing countries, and has strong operations, strategic planning, finance, human resources and technology experience building high-performance teams. He has held leadership positions for two world-class Fortune 100 corporations known for their global operations and strong general management and finance talent (PepsiCo and Marriott International), and has also spent time in the venture capital-backed entrepreneurial world taking companies public.

John earned a Master of Science in economics at The London School of Economics, holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Tufts University, and serves on a number of boards in the education sector, including: The Chair, Board of Trustees at Achievement Preparatory Academy Public Charter School in Washington, DC; the Board of Students for Education Reform (SFER); and the Host Committee of Teach for America. He also mentors recent college graduates of Tufts University.

John lives in the District of Columbia with his wife and daughter and has two adult sons.


Chuck Scofield

Executive Vice President, Share Our Strength

Chuck Scofield is the Executive Vice President at Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger in America through the No Kid Hungry campaign. During his career at Share Our Strength Chuck has lead the substantial growth in corporate, foundation and donor support. Among the more than 40 national companies supporting the No Kid Hungry campaign are Citi, Arby’s, Food Network, JCPenney, Walmart, and Williams-Sonoma.

Chuck currently oversees all of the organization’s programmatic and fundraising efforts and he is responsible for developing and implementing the long-term strategy for both the nutrition “access” and “education” components of No Kid Hungry. Chuck helps define and manage the organization’s role and relationships at the federal, state, and local levels – increasing its profile among key influencers, measuring organizational impact, and fostering inter-departmental collaboration around Share Our Strength’s organizational goals.

A native of Houston, Texas, Chuck graduated with honors from Davidson College. He is a board member of The Opportunity Fund, and Students for International Medical Action. He lives with his family of four in Maryland.


Serena Williams

Chief People Officer, Share Our Strength

Serena Williams serves as the Chief People Officer, where she oversees all of the human resources functions, including: talent management, learning and development, policies and procedures development, performance management and benefits implementation.

Prior to joining Share Our Strength in 2011, Serena served as Associate Director, Human Resources for the Human Rights Campaign where she led the creation of the organization’s first full-cycle recruitment process and implementation of multi-faceted Human Resources Information Systems.

Serena has 15 years of Human Resources generalist experience in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. She is a member of multiple organizations, including: The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM); World at Work; and the Human Resources Association of the National Capitol Area (HRA-NCA). She also holds senior certification designations from SHRM (SHRM-SCP) and the Human Resources Certification Institute (SPHR). Serena also serves as Adjunct Professor at Prince George’s Community College’s School for Workforce Development & Continuing Education.

Serena earned a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Catholic University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Women’s Studies from Georgetown University.


Peter Kaye

Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, Share Our Strength

Peter Kaye serves as the Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, where he oversees the teams that are focused on building greater brand awareness and accelerating revenue growth for the No Kid Hungry campaign.

With more than 20 years of marketing experience, Peter has worked for Coca-Cola, Diageo, Nestle and Dannon, where he consistently drove substantial revenue growth by leading branding and marketing efforts across traditional, digital and social media. Most recently, prior to joining Share Our Strength, Peter served as Chief Marketing Officer at the venture capital-backed startup NuTek Food Science, maker of the revolutionary “better-for-you” Salt for Life. Previously as the head of marketing at Honest Tea, he achieved $100 million in revenue through innovation in events, PR, social media and digital advertising.

Peter earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Virginia. He lives in Maryland, just outside Washington, DC, with his wife and two daughters.


Clay Dunn

Chief Communications Officer, Share Our Strength

Clay Dunn serves as the Chief Communications Officer, where he leads brand and media strategy for the No Kid Hungry campaign.

Clay oversees the organization’s public relations, digital platforms, design and storytelling, inspiring others to join the fight to end childhood hunger in America. His team’s work has been widely recognized, winning PR Week’s Nonprofit Campaign of the Year (2015), Blackbaud’s Impact Award for Best Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign (2014), PR Daily's Best Advocacy and Awareness Campaign (2014), the Social Media Leadership Award from Knowledge@Wharton (2013) and multiple Telly Awards.

Prior to joining Share Our Strength, Clay led the digital consumer marketing for National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild, where he spearheaded the strategy and execution of digital tactics to drive viewership, launching the channels on social media and creating award-winning marketing campaigns. In previous roles, Clay crafted and executed communications and marketing campaigns for nationwide feature film releases for clients including Walt Disney Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment and New Line Cinema.

His other experience includes stints in electoral politics and serving as an Urban Fellow with the City of New York. A native of Kentucky, Clay lives in Washington, DC.


Jen Jinks

Senior Director of No Kid Hungry Campaign, Share Our Strength

Jen Jinks serves as Senior Director of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.

Jen directs the campaign’s national program strategy, with responsibility for operations, goal-setting, tactics, metrics and reporting for all local activities. She is working to build and launch operational scale, to deepen the No Kid Hungry campaign’s work in all 50 states in the next ten years. With 15 years of experience developing and leading winning campaigns, Jen also cultivates key political and legislative relationships to expand access to food programs for families and children at risk of hunger.

In this capacity, Jen has overseen the expansion of school breakfast for low-income students in four major cities in America. In addition to improving participation in school meals, Jen has proven success increasing participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps) and advocating for expanded access to affordable healthcare for all Americans.

Prior to joining Share Our Strength in 2011, Jen devoted her career to directing organizing and advocacy efforts for numerous high-profile organizations and campaigns, including the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Service Employees International Union, Democratic Governors Association, and individual campaigns at all levels of government.

Jen holds a Master of Arts from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois. She is an avid runner, baker and Green Bay Packers fan, and lives with her family in Washington, DC.


Amy Zganjar

Senior Director of Development, Share Our Strength

Amy Zganjar serves as the Senior Director of Development, where she directs the individual gifts and events fundraising strategy for the organization and the No Kid Hungry campaign. In her role, she leads a team of fundraisers and event managers to raise $16M annually—from major gifts, annual giving programs and culinary events.

Working for Share Our Strength over 14 years, Amy has been involved in every facet of advancing the individual giving program, from developing the donor data management and research framework to launching the first direct marketing initiative and annual giving clubs.

Prior to joining Share Our Strength, Amy worked as a public school teacher in Louisiana. She lives in Virginia with her husband and children.


Jill Davis

Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships, Share Our Strength

Jill Davis serves as the Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships. Jill oversees the engagement of national corporate partnerships in the No Kid Hungry campaign, including: cause related marketing; corporate sponsorships; consumer-fundraising; fundraising events; and strategic philanthropy.

Prior to joining Share Our Strength in 2014, Jill served as the Senior Director, External Affairs for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. There she oversaw the development and implementation of an integrated strategic communications and marketing plan to advance the organization’s brand identity and revenue generation opportunities. She also worked for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, most recently serving as the National Program Marketing Director.

Jill has more than 17 years of experience in non-profit and association environments. Her background includes corporate partnerships, brand and program management, event execution, digital communications and online giving.

A native of Memphis, TN, Jill earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama.


Diana Hovey

Senior Director of Dine Out for No Kid Hungry, Share Our Strength

Diana Hovey is the Senior Director of Dine Out for No Kid Hungry. She leads the restaurant industry’s efforts to end childhood hunger in the U.S., and works closely with restaurant executives to align strategies that support No Kid Hungry while also driving their brands’ business objectives.

Diana’s relationship with Share Our Strength began in 2008, when Corner Bakery Cafe joined Dine Out for No Kid Hungry – there she served as Chief Marketing Officer. Dine Out for No Kid Hungry has brought together thousands of restaurants and millions of consumers to raise more than $28 million since its launch in 2008.

For 30 years, Diana’s strategic marketing expertise has been utilized across many areas of the restaurant industry. She directed T.G.I.Friday’s first launch into national media and directed marketing and brand strategy for its new concepts division. Following her tenure at T.G.I.Friday’s, Brinker International recruited Diana to revamp the branding, menu design and advertising for On the Border and Cozymel’s restaurants and Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Her leadership helped Macaroni Grill earn one of the its highest honors, Choice in Chains.

Diana is active in the National Restaurant Association and formerly served as co-chair and board member of its Marketing Executives Group. She has served on the board for Dine Out for No Kid Hungry since 2009 and was recognized with the organization’s Leadership Award in 2010.

Diana and her husband live in Austin, TX and she enjoys spending time with their children.


Duke Storen

Senior Director of Research, Advocacy, Program Innovation and Partner Development

Duke Storen serves as the Senior Director of Research, Advocacy, Program Innovation and Partner Development. He is a national social policy expert with extensive experience researching and managing the implementation of nutrition and anti-poverty programs.

In this role, Duke leads federal and state advocacy, research on poverty and child nutrition programs, and the program innovation lab. Duke also directs Share Our Strength’s consulting and technical assistance efforts with elected officials, state and local government, and local not-for-profit and faith-based organizations.

Before coming to Share Our Strength, Duke worked under two administrations at USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, leading efforts to improve program access, as well as managing the child nutrition programs. He has also managed program implementation including TANF, Medicaid, and SNAP in Virginia, and led a nonprofit consulting firm providing services to state governments on the use of technology to improve program effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity.

Duke spent a number of years at Rutgers University as a researcher, graduate student, and project director at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development.

Duke holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Justice from the College of the Holy Cross and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Rutgers University. Residing in Fredericksburg, Va. with his wife and five children, Duke is actively engaged in coaching youth sports and volunteering in his local community.


Board of Directors

All year long, Share Our Strength's board of directors contribute their considerable strengths to help make sure that no kid in America grows up hungry.


Bill Shore

Bio
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Share Our Strength

Bob Greenstein

Bio
President
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Danny Meyer

Bio
CEO
Union Square Hospitality Group

Donna S. Morea

Bio
Chairman & CEO
Adesso Group, LLC

James L. Bareuther

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Chairman
First Beverage Group

Jeanne Newman

Bio
Partner
Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush & Kaller, LLP

Jim Berrien

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Partner
Bentley Farrell Ahl & Berrien

Joni Doolin

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CEO & Founder
TDn2K

JudyAnn Bigby

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Senior Fellow
Mathematica Policy Research

Ken Pelletier

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Technologist/Designer
and Entrepreneur

Mary Sue Milliken

Bio
Co-Chef & Owner
Border Grill

Michael Gordon

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Chief Financial Officer
MongoDB

Mike McCurry

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Partner, Public Strategies Washington, Inc. & Distinguished Professor of Public Theology
Wesley Theological Seminary

Neil Braun

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Dean of the Lubin School of Business
Pace University

Roz Mallet

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CEO/President
PhaseNext Hospitality

Scott Schoen

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Chief Executive Officer
Baylon Capital Partners, L.P.

Sid Abrams

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Principal
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Steve Romaniello

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Managing Director, Roark Capital Group
Chairman, Focus Brands

Wally Doolin

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Chairman & Founder
TDn2K

No Kid Hungry Leadership Council

The No Kid Hungry Leadership Council is an advisory board to the No Kid Hungry Campaign. The Leadership Council provides strategic guidance and helps us broaden our reach with corporations, foundations, individual donors, media, and policy makers to raise funds, build awareness, and advance our programmatic work. Composed of passionate leaders from the corporate, philanthropic, media, culinary and policy sectors, the Leadership Council reflects the diversity of the No Kid Hungry movement. The Leadership Council meets via conference calls and an in-person meeting once a year.


Chairman

Nancy Zirkin

Executive Vice President, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Honorary Member

Jeff Bridges

National Spokesperson, Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign and Founder, End Hunger Network

Members

Leigh Abramson

Managing Director, Metalmark

Jean Armstrong

Williams Sonoma

Jim Bareuther

Chairman, First Beverage Group

Kathy Behrens

President, Social Responsibility & Player Programs, NBA

Ray Blanchette

Former CEO, Ignite Restaurant Group

PJ Brice

Founder, Cheeky

Mike Cook

Former CEO & Chairman, Deloitte & Touche

Sean Crane

Former Executive Vice President & COO, The Fresh Market

Stephanie Dodson

Managing Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

Tom Freedman

President, Freedman Consulting

Chris Fuller

VP, Brand & Corporate Communications of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.

Sally Ganem

Former First Lady of Nebraska

Faye Gooding

CEO, Le Creuset

Daryl Gormley

President, Weston Biscuit

Jack Griffin

Founder and President of Empirical Strategic Advisors

Katie Ilch

Vice President, Food Network

Michael Kempner

President & CEO of MWW Group

David Kirchhoff

CEO, Snap Kitchen

Sandra Lee

Life and style expert, television star

Winnie Lerner

Managing Director, Head of New York Office, Glover Park Group

Jud Linville

CEO, Citi Cards

Lynn Marmer

Group Vice President, Kroger

Dorothy McAuliffe

First Lady of Virginia

Mike McCurry

Partner, Public Strategies Washington & Distinguished Professor of Public Theology

Alan Meltzer

Founder, The Meltzer Group

Danny Meyer

CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group

Mary Sue Milliken

Co-Chef & Owner, Border Grill

Marc Murphy

Chef + Owner, Benchmarc Restaurants and Benchmarc Events

Su-Lin Nichols

Head of Strategic Communications for Corporate Responsibility, JPMorgan Chase

Brian O’Malley

President & CEO, Domino Foods, Inc

Christa Quarles

Open Table

Ruth Riley

Former Professional Basketball Player

Jeanne Robinson

Founder, Because It’s You Fdn.

Sally Robling

Robling Advisors

Mark Rodriguez

CEO, Hickory Farms

Richard Russo

Author

Kathleen Sandoval

First Lady of Las Vegas

Scott Schoen

CEO, Baylon Capital Partners, L.P

Rob Shepardson

Founding Partner, SS&K

Jay Snyder

Principal, HBJ Investments LLC

Lindsey Spindle

Executive Director, Jeff Skoll Group

Robert Stern

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Sodexo Inc. and President, Sodexo Foundation

Bryan Voltaggio

Celebrity Chef

Andy Walter

Founder and Managing Member, Granger Management

Trenor Williams, MD

CEO, Clinovations


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