Leadership and Board

The CFB Team

The Community Food Bank of central Alabama is comprised of a close-knit team of around 50, all based in Birmingham, Alabama. Whether someone is in the front office or handling food in the warehouse, every member of the CFB staff is important and mission-minded. We are focused on feeding our neighbors in central Alabama, and we know that together, we can make an impact.

If you’re looking to join us, be sure to check our job postings regularly!


Nicole Williams

Chief Executive Officer

Wayne Linder

Director of Operations

Jennifer Thomas

Director of Human Resources

Patrick McClusky

Director of Community Engagement

Ginger Pegues

Director of Development

Wayne Buckley

Director of Finance

Kelli Thompson-Bell

Director of Partnership Engagement


Ellie Taylor

President; Alabama Grocer's Association

Clyde Tisdale

(R) Executive Vice President; Regions Bank

Susana Schuler

Secretary; WVTM 13

Gerry Kassouf

Treasurer; Kassouf & Co.

Mary Alice Kline

Past President; First Horizon

Anthony Allen

(R) Warrior Energy

David Bell

(R) C & M Food Distributing, Inc.

George Bradford

Mrs. Stratton's Salads

Miriam Gaines

Samford University

R. Ed. Goodwin, III

(R) Western Supermarkets

RJ Harden

Medical Properties Trust

Jean Hernandez

AIDS Alabama

Brad Jones

Cushman & Wakefield

Bill Kreis

JohnsonKreis Construction Inc.

David Lecompte

Bridgeworth + SAVANT

James Mowery

Publix Supermarkets

William Owens

Owens Landscape Group

Joseph Ritchey

Dentons Sirote

Alyson Tucker

Alabama Power

Phil Webb

Webb Concrete & Building Materials, Inc.

Josh Wellen

Enterprise Mobility

David Wilson

Wilson Executive Group

Chairman's Circle

Everett Holle (D)

Terry Smith

Edgar's Old Style Bakery

David Wood

Wood Fruitticher Company

William C. Wood

(R) Attorney