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 to continue her career in office administration. She has several years of experience working for large corporations, small businesses as well as non-profit organizations. After graduating from the Secretarial School of Business Occupations in Vermont, she was employed at Dartmouth College and attended numerous business classes on campus. After moving to Massachusetts, she continued gaining work experience in sales & marketing, outreach & development and customer service. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as hiking, gardening, cooking, photography and freelance writing.

Theresa Wilson

Client Advocate

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.

Maureen Johnson

Volunteer Coordinator

Maureen began volunteering at Loaves & Fishes after a long career as a Director of Software Engineering at several Massachusetts high tech companies.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Simmons College, with post graduate training in engineering, business and finance.

Maureen resides in Berlin, Massachusetts.

Paul Niemira

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.

Lifting and feeding our neighbors since 1983.