Leadership | Maryland Food Bank


Carmen Del Guercio
Carmen Del Guercio, President & CEO, Maryland Food Bank


President & CEO

Carmen Del Guercio joined the Maryland Food Bank as President and CEO in December 2016 following a successful 29-year career in the banking industry. He came to the food bank from M&T Bank, where he worked in a variety of leadership roles since 1990. During his banking career, Del Guercio was recognized for his ability to build and lead large teams, and for his strategic execution of expansion into new markets from Buffalo, N.Y. to Florida. He also played critical roles in bank mergers and acquisitions and served as the Head of Private Banking for M&T Bank’s Wilmington Trust Wealth Advisory.

In addition, Del Guercio has lent his time and expertise to various organizations in the nonprofit sector. Since 2008, he has served as a board member of the Baltimore Urban Debate League, which aims to educate and mentor inner city middle school and high school students. For 10 years, he was a board member and chairman of Humanim, Inc., a nonprofit that provides workforce development services for adults with special needs. Del Guercio is also a former vice president and board member of the Baltimore Country Club and board member of Leadership Howard County.

Del Guercio holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island and a master’s of business administration from Loyola College of Maryland in Baltimore.


Senior Vice President of Operations

Rick Condon, Senior Vice President of Operations, became a part of the Food Bank’s leadership team in November 2017. He has 25 years of supply chain and logistics expertise in several industries, including food manufacturing and distribution. Rick possesses a strong drive to reduce operating costs while improving organizational metrics and client experiences and is eager to put his expertise to work to serve the Food Bank. Rick earned a BS in Organizational Management from Nyack College in New York.


Executive Vice President, Programs & External Affairs

Meg Kimmel, Chief External Affairs Officer, joined the Maryland Food Bank leadership team in November 2012. Her previous career — working with companies like Mercedes-Benz, Benetton, and Teleflora — exposed her to both national and international marketing and spanned Washington D.C., Rome and Los Angeles. Ultimately Meg returned to her hometown in Baltimore, where she rekindled her passion for working around a nonprofit mission at the Maryland Food Bank. Meg and her team are responsible for heightening awareness of the critical issue of food insecurity in Maryland and increasing visibility for the solutions showcased by the work of the Maryland Food Bank.


Executive Director, FoodWorks

Tim Regan, Vice President, Programs & Network Relations, joined the Maryland Food Bank in August 2015. Tim worked most recently for Structural Group, Inc. as Chief People Officer. His prior experience includes over 20 years in HR leadership roles at Gannett Co., Inc. as well as senior HR roles at companies in the biotech and telecommunications industries. Tim is on the Board of Directors of Valley Bridge House. He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.


Chief Financial Officer

Fay Nance joined the Maryland Food Bank in July 2017 as Controller. She was promoted after only a few months to Chief Financial Officer and manages the financial activities for the Food Bank, implementing policies and guidelines to address financial and accounting functions that enhance operations. Fay brings a depth of experience, having served for nine years as the CFO and Treasurer out of a 17-year tenure with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, a multi-state non-profit organization. Fay was also the Controller for the Aspen Institute. Fay has managed capital budgets as well as operating budgets and led the development of and continuous reinterpretation of pro forma budgets in her previous job. She led the development and implementation of financial software systems. Fay earned her B.S. Degree, with Honors, in Accounting from Delaware State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Fay is a member of the CFO RoundTable for Environmental Non-Profit Organizations.

Board of Directors


Brendan Foley
President, Global Consumer Business & North America
McCormick & Company, Inc.


Chris Brandenburg
Advisor & Investor

Jennifer Dardis
Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy
T. Rowe Price


Bill Dockman
Vice President, Controller
W.R. Grace & Co.


Andrea Williams
Sr. Vice President, Controller
Perdue Foods, LLC


Thomas Albero
President & CEO
Alliance Material Handling, Inc.

Dawnavan S. Davis, PhD

Andy Holmes
Vice President & Controller

John Maroon
Maroon PR

Jason McCarthy
Vice President of Operations – Baltimore
Kaiser Permanente

Allan Noonan, M.D., MPH
Assistant Surgeon General (retired)

Greg Ray, MBA, CCEP

Peter Rosenwald
Gordon Feinblatt, LLC

Keith Shapiro
Sysco (retired)

Rick Smulovitz, CPA
Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson

Marcus Startzel

Joe Urban
Vice President, Distribution Operations
Giant Food

James D. Witty


Carmen Del Guercio
President & CEO
Maryland Food Bank


Gross Mendelsohn
James E. Crisp

The above list of independent voting members is current as of 02/04/2019.

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