Our Staff: Finance and Development


Martha Harrison, Director of Finance, MBA
Martha oversees The Food Trust’s finance department, working with executive leadership and the board to develop, implement and monitor financial management systems, procedures and policies to meet the organization’s goals and maintain accountability. In her free time, Martha competes with her dog in the sport of Flyball, a team relay sport for dogs.


Denise Holloway-Breakfield, Senior Accountant, MBA
Denise works in The Food Trust's Finance Department, managing expenses for the agency's extensive and growing number of programs. She has her master's degree in business administration. In college, Denise spent a summer in Japan and climbed Mount Fuji.


Jacob Werderits, Accounting Associate
As a member of the finance team, Jacob oversees and maintains the daily accounts payable process as well as manage vendor relationships. When not studying for the CPA exam, you will often find Jacob cycling or climbing rocks.


Jean Wallace, Development Director
Jean works to secure and build financial support for The Food Trust and its programs through grants, donations and other funding sources. Jean, who holds a master's degree in public health, adores a big snow storm -- and loves being outdoors!

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Jamie Karinch, Development Associate
Jamie manages special events for The Food Trust and contributes to the success of its fundraising programs through grant proposal writing and working with individual and corporate donors and corporate sponsorships. She graduated from Temple University's Department of Public Health has been a vegetarian for almost 10 years.


Liz Weihmann, Development Coordinator

Liz manages relationships with corporate sponsors for the Night Market and Farmers Market programs and also provides support for special events and individual giving. Outside of her role on the Development team, Liz is a volunteer barista at a nonprofit coffee shop, distance runner and experimental pizza maker.

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