Sunflower Bakery is governed by an experienced and dedicated Board of Directors. Our Board of Directors is actively involved in our work. An Acceptance, Review and Dismissal Committee, comprised of disability and food industry professionals, reviews applicants for the employment-track programs. And, our Advisory Committee members provide guidance and advice in their particular areas of expertise. Café Sunflower & Bakery LLC has its own caring and knowledgeable Board that is responsible to the Sunflower Bakery Board of Directors.

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Sunflower Bakery Officers and Board of Directors FY2023


Elissa GoldfarbElissa Goldfarb, Chair
Vice President
Goldfarb & Associates



Sari RaskinSari Raskin, Vice Chair
Grants and Community Leadership, Community Foundation for Northern Virginia



Steve JacobsonSteve Jacobson, Treasurer
West & Feinberg, PC



Jennie KupersteinJennie Kuperstein, Secretary
Jenniek PR



Board of Directors

Cathy BernardCathy Bernard
HCM Corporation



Gwen CraneGwen Crane
Senior Manager
Raffa-Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group



David FarberDavid Farber
King & Spalding



Shai FierstShai Fierst, Program Chair
Fierst & Fink, P.C.
Special Counsel
Montgomery County Office of the County Attorney, Department of HHS Division


Andy FinkeAndy Finke
Chief Operating Officer
DC Central Kitchen



Susan HoffmanSusan Hoffmann
Development Manager
Fund for Montgomery



Sam KaplanSamuel Kaplan
Jewish Federation of Greater Washington



Dina LeenerDina Leener
Community Advocate




Jillian LevittJillian Levitt
Real Estate Agent
Casaday Allison Group at Compass



Phil MantuaPhilip Mantua, Audit Chair
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sandy Spring Bancorp



Sara Portman MilnerSara Portman Milner
Co-founder, Ex-Officio




Orlee PanitchOrlee Panitch
Emergency Medicine Physician




Scott ReiterScott Reiter, Governance Chair and Immediate Past President
U.S. Department of Justice



Liz TsakirisLiz Tsakiris
Hand In Hand LLC



Laurie WexlerLaurie Wexler
Co-founder, Ex-officio