From Our Clients

"I'm truly overwhelmed by your loving efforts as you roll up your sleeves and bake my daily bread."

"You opened my door, your hearts, your kitchen and nourished me back to health."

"You deliver me more than meals, you also deliver kindness with hope."

Did You Know?

yellow pepperEach meal costs $5, including fresh ingredients, cooking and delivery.

About Us: Board and Staff 

Board of Directors

A diverse volunteer group leads Project Angel Food, providing financial oversight, strategic vision and direction for all our programs.

Bobby Ralston, Target Media Partners, Chair
Joe Mannis, Hersh Mannis LLP, Chair Emeritus
David Couper, David Couper Consulting, Vice Chair
Filippo Puglisi-Alibrandi, KPMG, Treasurer
Tim Robinson, London Guest Suites, Secretary
Andre Dawson, Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills
Bert Edwards, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Wayne Elias, Rockwell Table & Stage
Steve Entezari, NetSuite
Bonnie Graves, Girl Meets Grape
Peter Helenek, Peter Helenek Design
Tracy Myers, Warner Brothers Pictures
Natalia Safran, Songwriter
Richard Ayoub, Executive Director (ex-officio)

Board of Trustees

Loreen Arbus
Paris Barclay
Ronald W. Burkle
Ron de Salvo
Sandy Gallin, in memoriam
David Geffen
Vicki Iovine
David Kessler
Judith Light
Pauley Perrette
Edward L. Rada
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Elizabeth Taylor, in memoriam
Chantal Westerman 
Marianne Williamson, Founder 

Ambassador Council

Mark Margolis, Chairman
Inez Bush
Rod Carter
Jacqui Farina
Robin Fujimoto
Greg Gorden
Peter Gurski
David Kessler
Ardis Moe, M.D., Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Project Angel Food Executive Staff

Richard Ayoub, Executive Director
Robert Boller
, Director of Programs
Don Macaulay, Sr. Director of Operations and Administration
Mark McBride, Director of Philanthropy 

Project Angel Food Staff

Development  and Special Events

Mona Lee, Associate Director of Institutional Giving and Communications
Dina A. Bartello, Special Events Manager
Linda Thomas, Development Coordinator


Adam Jones, Chief Financial Officer
Kerry Hannawell, Finance Manager

Administration and Human Resources

Amy Schancupp, Administrative Manager
Terry Madden, Receptionist/Office Assistant


Derbeh Vance, Kitchen and Organic Gardens Manager
John Gordon, Head Chef
Juan Macias, Chef
Daniel Clavel, Chef
Stephen Sanford, Facilities Manager
Matthew Roberts, Facilities Maintenance Assistant
Alfonso Puga, Kitchen Assistant
Rodolfo Ruiz, Kitchen Assistant

Nutrition Services

Katelyn Tran,MPH, RD, CNSC, Nutrition Services Manager
Jensine Gallegos, Dietetic Technician, Registered

Volunteer Services

Vesna Fartek, Volunteer Services Manager
Holly Fishbein, Volunteer Services Coordinator
Robert Cliff-Malagon, Programs Coordinator

Client Services

Tom O'Leary, Manager of Client Services
Maria Barton, Client Relations Coordinator
Sandy Alprecht, Client Intake Coordinator


Derek Davidson, Dispatch Manager
Scott Huml, Dispatch Coordinator
Andre Jones, Dispatch Assistant/Driver
Charlton Barton, Driver
Keith Borden, Driver
Raul Cienfuegos, Driver
Bert Cole, Driver
Pablo Ruacho, Driver
Timothy Troester, Driver