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

  • Dan Emery CEO & President, ext. 106
  • Cyndy Baggett Vice President of Development and Marketing, ext. 130
  • Beth Finch Outreach Manager, ext. 145
  • Eugenie Sellier Director of Child Nutrition Programs, ext. 126
  • Morris Neeb Director of Operations, ext. 117
  • Danyele Schmidt Agency Relations Manager, ext. 114
  • Jani Young Accounting Manager, ext. 107
  • Tracee Wallace Human Resources Manager, ext. 146
  • Michael Ledger Florida Branch Manager, ext. 209

Board of Directors

  • Brad Hicks, Chair Stone Crosby, P.C.
  • Doug Whitmore, Vice Chair Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Michael Holland, Treasurer Bryant Bank
  • Derrick Williams, Secretary City of Mobile
  • Bruce Baker RE/MAX Infinity
  • 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.
  • Katie Widdows Hancock & Whitney Bank
  • Alec Naman Naman's Catering
  • Dr. Errol Crook USA Health
  • Tom Ninestine University of West Florida
  • Joe Mareno Retired
  • Rachel Holland United Bank
  • Marion A. Quina Jr., Past Chair Retired
  • Chad Brown, Member At Large Thompson Holdings, Inc.

Florida Advisory

  • Jennifer Micklos
  • David Gaines
  • Kristen Rhodes
  • Larry Strain
  • John Merting
  • Bruce Baker

Mississippi Advisory

  • Tristan Odom
  • Brittany Ridgway
  • Stephanie Payne
  • Kaila Moran Griffith
  • LaWanda Joans
  • Jessica Crosby
  • Chris Vignes
  • Jakavious Pickett
  • Frank Magee
  • Holly Gibbs
  • Daniel Payne
  • Katie Widdows