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. She attended the Secretarial School of Business Occupations, HAVC-VT where she received the outstanding student award for academic and professional excellence.  She also attended business classes at Dartmouth College. She has successfully built her career working in fast-paced, diverse office environments, for both large and small companies as well as non-profit.

Grace Miller

Client Services Coordinator

Grace joined Loaves & Fishes in July 2019. 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.

Food Coordinator

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.

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.

Paige DiPietro

Volunteer Coordinator

Paige joined Loaves & Fishes in May 2021.  She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Psychology from Tufts University. She has experience in Human Resources in Recruitment and Employee Relations from the banking and software industries.  Paige has volunteered at several animal rescues, equine therapy and home furnishing non-profits.  She was a volunteer at the Pantry prior to coming on board as a staff member. She currently lives in Westford with her husband, two almost-grown children, two unruly dogs and a very large horse.

Bill Loehfelm

Client Counselor

Bill recently joined Loaves & Fishes as a Client Counselor. He has an undergraduate degree from Manhattan College in NY and a Masters in Psychological Counseling from Bridgewater University. He spent most of his career working in correctional settings in MA and several other states. Bill lives in Harvard with his wife and son, dogs and cat, and a whole yard full of farm animals. He is an avid gardener and a mediocre golfer.

Lifting and feeding our neighbors since 1983.