About Us

Our People

We are dedicated to helping Cultivate feed the community that we live and work in everyday.

Meet the Staff

Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

Jim Conklin

Co-Founder & Executive Director

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Randy Z President Cultivate

Bob Herbert

Director of Operations

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Randy Z President Cultivate

Todd Zeltwanger

Director of Fund Development

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Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

Lainie Holland

Director of Planning and Programs

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Laura McNally | Communications & Education Coordinator

Laura McNally

Director of Outreach

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Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

April Howell

Chef

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Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

Greg Myszak

Food Rescue Driver

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Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

Steve Mooi

Food Logistics Coordinator

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Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

Rich Kolczynski

Food Rescue Driver

Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

Koty Flora

Food Rescue Driver

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Jim Conklin Cultivate Executive Director

Kate Koval

Controller

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Fallon Lamprakes

Volunteer Coordinator

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Board Members

Grant Hellwarth

Board President

Independent

 

John Tippmann III

Board Vice President

Executive Vice President
TippmannĀ  Group

 

Jessica Brookshire

Board Secretary

Senior Program Director, Office of Clinical Partnerships
University of Notre Dame

Mike Jaarda

Board Treasurer

Director in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing
RSM

Merritt Dilts

Vice President of Business Resources
The Center for Business Excellence

Tom Edgerton

Retired
Edgerton Travel Service

Troy Holland

Regional Audit Leader
RSM

Steve Hunter

Vice President
Quality Dining, Inc.

Hugh Johnson

Chief Fire Starter
J2 Marketing

Gregg Maggioli

CEO
Maggioli Families First Foundation

Cary McClendon

Store Director
Meijer

Laura Perkins

Vice President of Internal Audit
THOR Industries

Karen Wagner

Retired
RSM

Amanda Zaluckyj

Attorney at Law
Athora Law

Bill Zimmer

Retired
TSI Technology Group