Who We Are

“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

Board of Directors

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

Karyn Thompson

Vice President, Human Resources

Heather Verble

Chief Financial Officer

Ally Parsons

Chief Development and Marketing Officer

Tracey Alderdice

Senior Director, Community Impact

Dick Brown

Senior Director, Development

NK Kim

Senior Director, Manufacturing, Project Preserve

Open Position

Director, Marketing & Communications

Courtney Blaise

Director, Community Engagement

Whitney Cowles

Director, Agency & Program Services

Marian Eidson

Director, Donor Relationships

Shannon Emley


Jennifer Jackson

Director, Donor Services and Analytics

Lynn Lancaster

Director, National Accounts, Project Preserve

Brian Redfield

Director, Supply Chain

Renee Thompson

Director, Philanthropy

Staff Stories


Employee Spotlight: Meet Carolyn

Every single donation made to Second Harvest crosses the desks of our Donor Services team, including Database Specialist Carolyn Sullivan.

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Employee Spotlight: Meet Brad

As Food Resource Manager, Brad Bornac plays an integral role in Second Harvest’s mission by managing the massive amount of food donations the food bank receives.

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Employee Spotlight: Meet LeWayne

LeWayne Jones has spent the last two decades delivering food and hope to Second Harvest Food Bank Partner Agencies.


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