Staff & Board of Directors

Stephanie Wright, Co-Founder/Co-Director, has a Master’s in Social Work, with a focus on program planning and administration. Stephanie has overall strategic and operational responsibility for TWB’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. She is currently responsible for program planning, recruiting, community relations and the MSW Intern program. During the program, Ms. Wright co-leads the Empowerment and Life Skills groups.

Tricia Sabatini

 Tricia Sabatini, Co-Founder/Co-Director, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Tricia has overall operational responsibility for the organization.  In addition to managing the kitchen and the program staff, Tricia is responsible for handling all TWB’s accounting tasks, including invoicing, accounts receivable and managing payroll.  Tricia also manages the orders, inventory and delivery of products to retail outlets and oversees TWB’s Business team who is responsible for shipping, inventory and deliveries. Prior to Together We Bake, Tricia had a very successful home based cookie business, Brown Box Cookies, for over 10 years.

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, Co-Director/Founder of Fruitcycle, is responsible for developing all communications and marketing materials. She also maintains existing and develops new employer partnerships. She also serves on the Development Committee and oversees the volunteer program. She is currently the Vice Mayor for the City of Alexandria. She is a former Fulbright Fellow, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University, and has an MA from the University of London.


Lucy von Fahnestock, Communications and Development Associate, is responsible for developing all communications and marketing materials. She also is the social media guru of TWB, managing all social media outlets including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She supports development efforts through outreach, event planning and maintenance of our donor management database. She is a recent graduate of University Dayton where she studied Communications and Public Relations.


Colida Johnson, Kitchen/Program Manager, is a graduate of Together We Bake. Colida provides the baking instruction in the kitchen and leads the ServSafe instruction.  She is better known as “Coach Colida” to the team and a role model to all.

Lisbeth Delcid, Business/Program Manager, is a graduate of Together We Bake. Liz provides leadership and instruction for the business team. She also leads the Empowerment and Life Skills groups. She provides outreach and support to alumni and is a role model to all!

Patty Gomez, Outreach Specialist, is a graduate of Together We Bake. She runs the Del Ray Farmers’ Market on Saturdays, educating customers on our program and products. She also helps with recruiting future Team Members for the program.

Patty Gomez, Outreach Specialist, is a graduate of Together We Bake. She runs the Del Ray Farmers’ Market on Saturdays, educating customers on our program and products. She also helps with recruiting future Team Members for the program.

The Together We Bake Team!

Board of Directors

President

Erica Anaya, Lawyer and Entrepreneur

Secretary

Morgan Hall, Assistant Principal, District of Columbia Public Schools

Treasurer

Melanie Ogleton, Lead for the Center for Population Health Strategies, Altarum Institute

Members

Stuart Allen, Chief Development Officer, N Street Village

Dawn Bauman, SVP Government and Public Affairs, Community Associations Institute

Monika Jones, Senior Analyst, Parsons Corporation

Cathy Olson, Reporter/Editor & Publicist

Denise Raybon, Senior Specialist, Altarum

Tricia Sabatini, Co-Founder, Together We Bake

Hanna Treyo, Community Care Assistant, Jefferson Funeral Chapel

Laura Walsh, Director of Development, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University

TWB Board (front row, from left to right): Morgan Hall, Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, Stephanie Wright, Tricia Sabatini, Cathy Olson, Stuart Allen; (back row, from left to right): Hanna Treyo, Monika Chapman, Denise Raybon, Laura Walsh, Erica Anaya, Dawn Bauman

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