Patty joined the Loaves & Fishes team during the summer of 2008 following a 25-year career in public school administration as a School Business Manager. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services with a concentration in Business from Fitchburg State College. Patty resides in Shirley with her husband Steve and their daughters, Laura and Erin.
Sharon joined the Loaves & Fishes team to continue her career in office administration. She has several years of experience working for large and small businesses as well as non-profit organizations. After graduating from the Secretarial School of Business Occupations in VT, she was employed and attended classes at Dartmouth College. Some of Sharon’s office experience relative to the work at the Pantry includes event coordination, grant writing, database, creating outreach & marketing materials and fundraising.
Theresa came to Loaves & Fishes as a volunteer while conducting a job search before she was hired as the Client Advocate in October 2009. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Westfield State University and has 15 years experience working in Human Services as a Counselor. When she is not at Loaves & Fishes Theresa is a full-time dance, basketball, and softball mom.
Paul started as a receiving area volunteer at Loaves & Fishes in April 2008 and was appointed as the Food Coordinator in December 2009. He has a background in fixed income portfolio management and quantitative investment research with over 22 years of experience working for various investment firms. Paul has a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a degree in Mathematics from Rutgers University.
Food Coordinator Assistant
John joined the Pantry in June of 2016. He is a retired Engineer with a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell. He has taken the lead in expanding The Neighborhood Food Project.
Sherrie joined Loaves and Fishes in June 2018. Previously she worked for a nonprofit organization that served a diverse client population including hearing impaired, mobility challenged, traumatic brain injury, post traumatic stress and children on the autism spectrum. She held the position of Executive Assistant/Office Manager, supporting upper level management and staff. She recruited and trained volunteers for special programs and events on and off campus. Sherrie lives in Lunenburg with her husband, Joe, and 3 dogs. They have a small backyard farm with chickens, a turkey and 4 goats. (Tom, Brady, Legend and Lombardi, of course!)