Anne Arundel County Food Bank Board Members

Executive Committee

Bappa Pal

Bappa Pal

Bappa Pal enjoys giving back, helping those in need and inspiring others to do the same. Bappa has over 25 years experience in information technology and financial management. Bappa’s time and talents are being put to great use helping the AACFB meet the needs of our county residents in need.

Mary Burkholder

Mary Burkholder

Mary Burkholder has a strong personal and professional interest in the intersection of community development and public health, particularly improving access to healthy food in low-income neighborhoods. Mary has nearly 25 years of experience in community and economic development in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Todd Furr

Retired food broker, Todd Furr has supported the AACFB and its mission for years donating food from his company and helping in any way possible. Now our Treasurer, Todd takes his corporate experience to help guide the AACFB.

Board of Directors

Brian Dague, Northwestern Mutual

Candice Davis-Griffin, Live! Casino & Hotel

J.J. Fegan, Sr.,  RE/MAX

Bob Hannon, Retired

Mark Hartzell, Retired, Anne Arundel County Government

Mary Louise Howe, Significance, Inc.

John Leopold, Former Anne Arundel County Executive

Dan Mellin, Hillman Brown & Darrow PA Attorneys at Law

Eric Quintanilla, Target

Pete Smith, Former Councilman

Our Staff

Anne Arundel County Food Bank staff standing in front of our delivery truck.


Leah Aiello Paley, Chief Executive Officer

Susan Thomas, Chief Operations Officer

Operations & Programs

Marta Jones, Operations Manager

Angie Slattery, Warehouse/ Property Manager

Angel Gorski, Member Relations/TEFAP Manager

Keiry “Katie” Villalta, Administrative Specialist

Stephen Deshaies, Driver

Development & Marketing

Dustin Bagdasarian, Fund Development Director

Melanie Kincaid, Communications & Marketing Manager

Diona Hall, Fund Development Coordinator


Juls Jacobs-Kaczmarek


Karl Appel