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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.
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.
Chuck, Director of Marketing
meggean, director of operations and training
Paula, Marketing and Design Assistant
IMAN, PRODUCTION AND TRAINING ASSISTANT
Ngun, Production assistant
Janet Isserlis, Board President | Educator
Tino Chow, Member | Founder and CEO, Giant Shoulders
Cindy Mauch, Member | Retired CFO, Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
William Shuey, Member | President Emeritus, Dorcas International Institute of RI
Geoff Gordon, Treasurer | CEO, Photobooth Planet
B. Allyn Copp, Member | Teacher, Durfee High School
Mike Mitchell, Member | HIAS, Associate Vice President, US Programs
Andrew Brownsword, Member | Travis Roy Foundation
Sandra Enos, Member | Associate Professor, Bryant University
Clement Shabani, Member | Co-Founder & Project Manager, Women’s Refugee Center
Susan Thurston, Esq, Member | Clerk of Court for the RI Division of US Bankruptcy Court