Our Management Team

ABOUT OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

LEAN MANAGEMENT WITH DEEP EXPERTISE

It takes a lot of work to produce and deliver more than a million meals each year to a primarily homebound population. From client management and nutrition services, to logistics, volunteer recruitment and fundraising, Meals on Wheels for WNY’s management team has deep expertise in not-for-profit administration and relevant skilled professions. This expertise helps the organization operate with a significant volunteer workforce. Meals on Wheels has just 23 full-time and 55 part-time staff, in addition to 1,600 volunteers.

View the Meals on Wheels for Western New York, Inc. and Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York, Inc. Boards of Directors here.

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Tara A. Ellis

President & CEO

Christine Procknal

Alliance Project Director

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Lisa Woodring

Chief Development Officer

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Lucian Wiza

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Williams

Chief Operations Officer

Anne McKenna

Chief Communications Officer

Kathleen Graim

Chief Client Services Officer

Jay Smith

Chief Workforce and Business Development Officer

Michael Daloia

Chief Products and Services Officer

Ashley Yerdon

Director of Site Services

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Bonnie McMorrow

Director of Social Work

Peg Fitkowski

Director of Nutrition Services

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Our History

From 25 clients per day on the West Side of Buffalo to the second largest Meals on Wheels in the nation. Explore how the agency has grown to meet community need.

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Management and Boards

It takes a lot of effort and expertise to produce and deliver more than a million meals each year. Find out how Meals on Wheels manages the effort with a lean staff and an extensive corps of volunteers.

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OUR FACILITIES

State-of-the-Art Commissary

The Meals on Wheels commissary enables safe, efficient large scale production of meals, making it possible to serve traditional clients and to ramp up production for the entire community in the event of an emergency.

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Our Community Center

Meals on Wheels rents out a 2,400 square-foot hall for business meetings, showers, trainings and parties at conservative rates to organizations and individuals.

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