Who We Are

Board of Directors

“We are people who wake up every day with one goal in mind –
helping those who are hungry and who don’t know where their next meal is coming from.”
-Nancy Keil, Second Harvest President and CEO

Shawn Williams

Shawn Williams

Board Chair

Jennifer Peters

Board Vice Chair

Troy Edwards

Board Secretary

Bruce Esworthy

Board Treasurer


President & CEO

Nancy Keil

Our Staff

It takes quite a team to run Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee! We employ Tennesseans in a wide variety of fields, from truck drivers to grant writers to food safety experts. Below you’ll find the team leading Second Harvest’s efforts to fight hunger. Call us at (615) 329-3491 or email us, we’re here to help!

Nancy Keil

President & CEO

Nancy Keil was named President and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee in May 2019, after five years of serving as Chief Development and Marketing Officer.

Senior Leadership

Kim Molnar

Chief Operating Officer

Ally Parsons

Chief Development and Marketing Officer

Heather Verble

Chief Financial Officer

Tracey Alderdice

Vice President, Community Impact

Karyn Thompson

Vice President, Human Resources


Dick Brown

Senior Director, Corporate Engagement & Grants

Alicia Coppley

Senior Director, Philanthropy

NK Kim

Senior Director, Manufacturing, Project Preserve

Courtney Blaise

Director, Community Engagement

Whitney Cowles

Director, Agency & Program Services

Marian Eidson

Director, Donor Relationships and Planned Giving

Jennifer Jackson

Director, Donor Services and Analytics

Lynn Lancaster

Director, National Accounts, Project Preserve

Chanel McDaniel

Director, Marketing and Communications

Mike Michlowski

Director, Technology

Brian Redfield

Director, Supply Chain

Ryan Stanton

Director, Operations

Lewis Stewart

Director, Transportation

Renee Thompson

Director, Philanthropy

Staff Stories

Kayla Neal-SHFB Staff Image

Employee Spotlight: Meet Kayla

As Manager of Federal Programs at Second Harvest, Kayla Neal plays an essential role in helping implement programs that ensure clients have access to the food they need.

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Marian

As Director of Donor Relationships, Marian Eidson cultivates and stewards Second Harvest donors. Her work helps to ensure that our Feeding Programs have the funding they need to continue providing food assistance to those at risk of hunger in Middle and West Tennessee.

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Javier

As a valued Material Handler at Second Harvest’s Martin Distribution Center in Nashville, Javier is part of an essential team ensuring warehouse operations are running smoothly and efficiently.


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