Wh Meet Our Team

Our Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders who volunteer their time, contribute their expertise, and financially support Feeding the Gulf Coast. With the help of the President & CEO, the Board guides the organization to fulfill its mission and maintain financial responsibility.

To reach a member of our management team, please call the main office at (251) 653-1617 and dial the proper extension when prompted.

Management Team

  • Michael Ledger CEO & President, ext. 106
  • Cyndy Baggett Vice President of Development and Marketing, ext. 130
  • Beth Finch Director of Outreach, ext. 145
  • Rebekah Dawson Director of Child Nutrition Programs, ext. 128
  • Cindy Bloom Director of Operations, ext. 124
  • Jani Young Director of Accounting, ext. 107
  • Tacaesa Harris Human Resources Manager, ext. 146
  • Rodney Wilson Florida Branch Manager, ext. 209
  • Amanda Young Director of Marketing and Communications, ext. 144

Board of Directors

  • Doug Whitmore, Chair Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Michael Holland, Vice Chair Bryant Bank
  • Derrick Williams, Secretary Williams & Associates
  • Dr. Errol Crook USA Health
  • Jorge Cancel Titan Homes
  • Debbie Floyd Coastal Alabama Community College, retired
  • Michael Hollis Southeast Toyota Finance
  • Rufus Hudson Regions Bank
  • Dr. Valerie James VisionSpot Consulting Group, LLC
  • Willson McClelland The First, A National Banking Association
  • Ben Russell Coastal Slip Form, LLC
  • Lee Teumer Hy-Grade Valve Inc.
  • Alec Naman Naman's Catering
  • Tom Ninestine University of West Florida
  • Rachel Holland United Bank
  • John Merting Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A.
  • Ricardo Woods Burr & Forman LLP
  • Barbara Peters Start Living, LLC
  • Dorothy Shaw Ingalls Shipbuilding
  • Brad Hicks, Past Chair Stone Crosby, P.C.
  • Chad Brown, Member At Large Thompson Holdings, Inc.