Leadership Team


Lindsay young Lopez
Executive director

Lindsay became the third person to serve as executive director of The Food Bank in November 2014.

Previously, she spent more than 18 years in higher education fundraising and advancement.

Lindsay is active in the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of Feeding Missouri's Board of Directors. 


Don Hunt
Director of Human Resources

Don is the director of human resources at The Food Bank; he joined the team in August 2018.

Don retired from the Air Force in 2003 after more than 21 years of service to our nation. 

Previously he spent over 13 years overseeing human resources and payroll for a credit union. 




Daryle Bascom
Director of Operations

Daryle Bascom is director of operations at The Food Bank, a role he has held since 2015.

In his role, Daryle oversees Warehouse and Volunteer Room operations, facilities and The Food Bank's fleet; and the acquisition and distribution of more than 30 million pounds of food every year.

He previously worked at the University of Missouri Department of Athletics.





Eric Maly began as director of programs at The Food Bank in 2017. 

The position oversees agency relations and children's programming.

Eric came to The Food Bank after serving nearly 20 years at The Heartland Alliance in Chicago, where he worked with immigrant and deaf youth. A native of Lincoln, Neb., Eric is well versed in several languages.



Julie Dorn
Director of Development

Julie Dorn is director of development at The Food Bank, a position she assumed in 2015.

In her role, Julie oversees fundraising, grants and donor and community relations.

Previously, Julie served as director of advancement at Boys & Girls Town of Missouri and has worked in marketing, communications and event planning. 


Jeff Richter became director of finance in January of 2019.

His primary focus is overseeing The Food Bank’s accounting and financial reporting functions.

Before coming on as director of finance, Jeff worked in city government as a budget analyst and for a law firm assisting taxpayers with complex situations. He also operated a tax and consulting business. Prior to his career in finance, he was involved with sports broadcasting.

Board of Directors

President    Michael Kateman
Vice Pres.    Heather Hargrove
Secretary     Amy Schneider
Treasurer     Judy Starr
Past Pres.    Todd Weyler
          Amanda Andrade
          Wilson Beckett
          David Coil
          Paula Fleming
          Russell Freeman
          Gina Gervino
          Claudia Kehoe
          George Kennedy
          Dan Knight
          Scott Maledy
          Marty McCormick
          David Nivens
          Jennifer Peck
          Joe Priesmeyer
          Amy Schneider
          Steve Sowers
          Tim Vicente
          Mary Winter