Beth Shapiro
Executive director

Beth Shapiro - Executive Director of Citymeals on WheelsBeth 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.

Executive Staff

Rachel Sherrow
Associate Executive Director & Chief Program Officer

Lis Goris
Chief Financial Officer
Malcolm Murray
Vice President,
Marketing & Communications

Tina GerraughtyExecutive Data Operations Administrator

Programs & Aging Initiatives

Vik Bensen
Senior Associate, Programs & Aging Initiatives

Volunteer Programs

Vivienne O’Neill
Senior Director,
Volunteer Programs & Corporate Engagement

Sheila Clay
Senior Manager, Volunteer Programs

Eloise JonesSenior Associate, Volunteer Programs

Julissa TaverasSenior Associate, Programs & Volunteers

Major Gifts

Jonathan Ettinger
Senior Director of Major Gifts
Naomi Borrebach
Institutional Giving Manager

Mercedes Melendez
Major Gifts Manager

Marketing & Communications

Catharine Bufalino
Director of Marketing & Communications

Emma JacobsMarketing & Development Associate
Rebecca LernerMarketing & Communications Associate

Events & Partnerships

Alana Kulig
Senior Director of Events & Partnerships
Melissa Goldberg
Events & Partnerships Manager
Alyssa ZahakosEvents & Partnerships Associate


Josué Morales Urbina
Database Director

Joe Perry
Senior Database Associate

Donor & Fundraising Operations

Eric Groom
Donor & Fundraising Operations Manager
Anthony Colon
Donor & Fundraising Operations Associate


Maggie Fernandez
Benefits Coordinator/Office Manager
Medina Lukolic
Finance Manager

Lukas Porter
IT Manager

Walema Wohab
Senior Finance Manager