Beth Shapiro
Chief Executive Officer

Beth Shapiro - Executive Director of Citymeals on WheelsBeth Shapiro has been leading Citymeals on Wheels since September 2011. During her tenure, Citymeals launched Chefs Deliver, which takes some of the city’s best chefs out of their kitchens to deliver restaurant quality meals to their homebound elderly 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 time at the helm. Prior to joining Citymeals, Shapiro worked as a marketing and advertising executive.

Executive Staff

Rachel Sherrow
Chief Operating Officer

Lis Goris
Chief Financial Officer

James MacdonaldChief of Staff & Board Liaison

Sarah Berg
Executive Assistant

Shannon SneadSenior Vice President, Development
Marla TrugermanDirector, Human Resources

Programs & Aging Initiatives

Liz CantilloDirector, Programs
Jeanette Estima
Director, Policy and Advocacy

Vik Bensen
Policy Analyst

Cesar Perez
Coordinator, Programs & Aging Initiative

Major Gifts

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

Mercedes Melendez
Manager, Major Gifts

Marketing & Communications

Catharine Bufalino
Director, Marketing & Communications

Andrea Weyhing
Director, Direct Response Marketing

Natalie Bograd
Manager, Digital Marketing

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,
Volunteer Programs & Corporate Engagement 

Jessica StoneAssociate, Volunteer Program


Josué Morales Urbina
Director, Database

Tina GerraughtyManager, Gift and Data Operations

Eric Groom
Manager, Donor & Database Operations

Anthony Colon
Senior Associate, Database

Lila Je Associate, Database


Walema Wohab
Senior Manager, Finance
Medina Lukolic
Manager, Finance

Victoria PersaudAssociate, Accounts Receivable
Maggie Fernandez
Benefits Coordinator/Office Manager

Lukas Porter
Manager, IT

Events & Partnerships

Alana Kulig
Senior Director, Events & Partnerships
Melissa Goldberg
Senior Manager, Events & Partnerships
Alyssa ZahakosAssociate, Events & Partnerships