Staff

Patricia A. Stern

Executive Director

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 Cordero

Administrative Assistant

Sharon joined Loaves & Fishes in 2017, following several years of administrative and office management support working for large and small companies as well as nonprofit.  Sharon attended business classes at Dartmouth College and received her Secretarial of Business Occupations Degree from Hartford Area Vocational School in Vermont where she received the Outstanding Business Student of the Year Award for academic and professional excellence.

Theresa Wilson

Client Services Coordinator

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.

Food Coordinator

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.

John Cauley

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 Forest

Volunteer Coordinator

Sherrie joined Loaves & 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!)

Grace Miller

Client Counselor

Grace recently joined Loaves & Fishes as a Client Counselor.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Atlantic Union College and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Suffolk University.  Grace has a background in individual and family counseling, group therapy and intensive stabilization.  She is an active volunteer within her church and community.

Tim Last – Food Coordinator in Training

Tim started as a shelf-stocking volunteer at Loaves & Fishes in May 2018, after his daughter volunteered with her elementary school and encouraged her parents to volunteer.  He was appointed as the Food Coordinator in September 2020.  He has a background in medical device mechanical design with over 21 years of experience working for various medical device companies including imaging, radiology and drug delivery systems.  Tim has a degree in electro/mechanical drafting.  Before becoming a father, he volunteered at Maine Handicapped Skiing as a ski instructor for 5 years, working with children and adults with physical disabilities to help them become independent skiers.

Lifting and feeding our neighbors since 1983.