Beth Shapiro has been Executive Director of Citymeals on Wheels since September 2011. Under her leadership, Citymeals launched Chefs Deliver, which takes some of the city’s best chefs out of their kitchens to deliver restaurant quality meals to their frail aged neighbors. Following Hurricane Sandy, she began a strategic budgeting process to enhance the organization’s readiness for emergencies. She also spearheaded efforts to help hundreds of recipients access SNAP benefits. Citymeals has experienced a 28% increase in its number of volunteers and a 61.5% increase in volunteer hours during her tenure. Prior to joining Citymeals, Shapiro worked as a marketing and advertising executive.