TRAINEES 

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STAFF

 

keith, executive director

Keith, who co-founded the Providence Granola Project and now directs Beautiful Day, is our jack-of-all-trades and chief bottle washer. He's still getting used to the idea of becoming social entrepreneur and granola tycoon.

Vivian, administrative assistant

Originally from Iraq, Vivian has been our admin assistant for the last year, managing various aspects of bookkeeping, invoicing, customer service, payroll and generally holding us together.  

EVON, Chef, kitchen manager and Trainer

Evon, originally from Iraq, has been with us almost from the very beginning when we perfecting our recipes and sticking black and white labels on tin-tie bags. She has coached every trainee in our kitchen. And if you think our granola is perfect--well you can bet it's becauase of her.

  Monika,   Director of Strategic partnerships   Monika brings over 20 years of experience of working on funds development, marketing and communication, and community relations. 

Monika, Director of Strategic partnerships

Monika brings over 20 years of experience of working on funds development, marketing and communication, and community relations. 

BOLAJoKO, Assistant kitchen manager, TRainer

Bola, originally from Nigeria, joined us as our Servesafe expert, after graduating from the Amos House culinary program.  If you'd like to learn how to mix 250 lbs of granola in an evening, she'll be happy to provide a lesson.  Just stop by.

MAITHAM, SALES REPresentative AND TRAINER

Maitham Talal is sales rep and trainer at the Hope Street Summer and Wintertime Farmers Market in Pawtucket. He also manages many of our wraparound services, like all those midnight rides home for our trainees after a kitchen shift.

ZAID, SHIPPING AND DELIVERY MANAGER

Zaid, originally from Iraq, is our shipping and delivery manager, and longtime sales representative and trainer at the Coastal Growers' Farmers Market.

  Ngun, Production assistant

Ngun, Production assistant

meggean, director of operations and training

 Antoine Nzeyimana, Operations Assistant & Market Training Manager

Antoine Nzeyimana, Operations Assistant & Market Training Manager

  IMAN, PRODUCTION AND TRAINING ASSISTANT

IMAN, PRODUCTION AND TRAINING ASSISTANT

 Ron Ward, Marketing and Sales

Ron Ward, Marketing and Sales

BOARD oF DIRECTORS

 
  Janet Isserlis, Board President  |  Educator

Janet Isserlis, Board President Educator

  Tino Chow, Member  |  Founder and CEO, Giant Shoulders

Tino Chow, Member Founder and CEO, Giant Shoulders

  Cindy Mauch, Member  |   Retired CFO, Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island

Cindy Mauch, Member |  Retired CFO, Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island

  William Shuey, Member  |  President Emeritus, Dorcas International Institute of RI

William Shuey, MemberPresident Emeritus, Dorcas International Institute of RI

  Geoff Gordon, Treasurer  |    CEO, Photobooth Planet

Geoff Gordon, Treasurer | CEO, Photobooth Planet

  B. Allyn Copp, Member  |  Teacher, Durfee High School

B. Allyn Copp, Member | Teacher, Durfee High School

  Mike Mitchell, Member  |  HIAS, Associate Vice President, US Programs

Mike Mitchell, Member HIAS, Associate Vice President, US Programs

  Susan Thurston, Esq ,  Member  |  Clerk of Court for the RI Division of US Bankruptcy Court

Susan Thurston, EsqMember Clerk of Court for the RI Division of US Bankruptcy Court

  Andrew Brownsword, Member  |   Travis Roy Foundation

Andrew Brownsword, Member | Travis Roy Foundation

  Sandra Enos, Member  |  Associate Professor, Bryant University

Sandra Enos, MemberAssociate Professor, Bryant University

  Clement Shabani, Member  |  Co-Founder & Project Manager, Women’s Refugee Center

Clement Shabani, MemberCo-Founder & Project Manager, Women’s Refugee Center