Kelli Hess

Kelli Hess

Director of Operations & Interim Co-Executive Director

When I retire I want to be: A librarian, a crossing guard, a park ranger, a school secretary,  a preschool teacher, a lunch lady, a goat farmer & a fly fishing guide.

Relaxations: Reading, all Children, Baking Quiches & Pies, Hands in the Dirt

Favorite Foods: Decaf Lattes & All things Mexican

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 108
kelli@missoulafoodbank.org

Jessica Allred

Jessica Allred

Director of Development and Advocacy & Interim Co-Executive Director

Fave Five: Rivers.  Syntax.  Pencils – the kind you sharpen.  Wit. Saturday mornings. 

Things I say: [Insert adjective] as day.  I’m not gonna lie…  Certainly.  My kid also has 50 nicknames, all of which are food related. 

Favorite Food: All about Fall food.  Soup.  Macaroni and cheese.  Potato anything.  Tamales.

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 212
jessica@missoulafoodbank.org

Gregg Asciutto

Gregg Asciutto

Warehouse Manager

Skills: Talking

Passionate about: Making people smile.

Favorite Foods: Gnocchi and London Broil

Pronouns: he / him / his
406.549.0543, ext. 115
gasciutto@missoulafoodbank.org 

Claire Bonino-Brisch

Claire Bonino-Brisch

Events & Marketing Coordinator

Passionate About: Sunshine, moonbeams, & staying ’til the movie credits end

Favorite Quote: “Pay Attention. Be Astonished. Tell About it.” – Mary Oliver

Favorite Food: Oranges in December, funfetti cake in May, peaches in August, and delicata squash in October

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 214
clairebb@missoulafoodbank.org

Maggie Bornstein

Maggie Bornstein

Donor Engagement Coordinator

Favorite foods: Xiao long bao, scalloped potatoes, and cannolis.

Listening to: Phoebe Bridgers, Fleetwood Mac, and Tierra Whack.

You can find me: At a hot spring, in a thrift store, or on my bike.

Pronouns: she/her
406.549.0543, ext. 204
maggie@missoulafoodbank.org 

Bob Christian

Bob Christian

Driver & Operations Assistant

Likes:  Music, History, Classic Rock N Roll; Jingles [a lost art], working with people, laughing and making people smile; service to others.  Working at Missoula Food Bank has been the most rewarding job of my life.

Favorite Quote:  “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

Favorite Foods: BBQ with beans & coleslaw

Pronouns: he / him / his
406.549.0543, ext. 114
bchristian@missoulafoodbank.org

Ashley Clark

Ashley Clark

Child Nutrition & Program Coordinator

Joys: Big laughter, climbing rocks, hammock swinging, & dancing

Listening to: Shania Twain, Paul Simon, Bahamas, & Doja Cat

Favorite Foods: Peanut butter and chocolate, horseradish cheddar cheese w/ jalapeño jam & crackers, baby cucumbers straight out the garden, & berries!

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 252
aclark@missoulafoodbank.org

Jessica Harrell

Jessica Harrell

Senior Nutrition & Outreach Coordinator

Hobbies: Good food. Good music. Great company.

Relaxation: Gardening, hot springs & waterfalls

Favorite Food: Raspberries, blueberries, blackberries! Berries, berries, berries!

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 216
jharrell@missoulafoodbank.org

Steven Kirst

Steven Kirst

Store Services Coordinator

Words to live by: “Festina Lente” or “Make Haste Slowly.”

Hidden talent: A quadruple hammer-on and pull-off (on two guitar strings.)

Favorite foods: Roast chicken or pork, funky cheese, sliced and salted English cukes, anything almond, brownie bites.

Pronouns: he / him / his
406.549.0543, ext. 219
steven@missoulafoodbank.org

Hannah Kosel

Hannah Kosel

Family Engagement Specialist

Relaxations: Birdwatching at sunrise, a mid-day bike ride, and ending the day round a campfire!

Passions: Soaking up all sunshine possible, floating on lakes and rivers, queer/trans advocacy, and keeping communities happy and healthy!

Favorite foods: Biscuits and gravy, peaches, pesto pizza, and a fresh fish fry!

Pronouns: she / they
406.549.0543, ext. 218
hannahk@missoulafoodbank.org

Jamie Kocsondy

Jamie Kocsondy

Program Manager

Hobbies: Outdoor adventures, horseback riding, river fun, skiing, soccer

Favorite Foods: BBQ peaches w/ caramel praline ice cream, pizza and mac and cheese (not all in one meal)

The Long and the Short: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”  -Vivian Greene

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 213
jamie@missoulafoodbank.org

Marcus Omeasoo

Marcus Omeasoo

Volunteer Coordinator

Favorite Foods: Pepperoni Pizza, Tacos, & Cheeses

Hobbies: Avid concert/music festival goer, sarcasm, making people laugh, bowling & running, painting/sketching.

Likes: Finding new music, watching Horror Movies/shows, a good ghost story, hanging out with friends, traveling, Brewery beers, rainy days

Pronouns: he / him / his
406.549.0543, ext. 119
marcus@missoulafoodbank.org

Rebecca Paquette

Rebecca Paquette

Development & Research Coordinator

Quote: “Everyone should have themselves regularly overwhelmed by Nature.” & “With every mistake, we must surely be learning.” – George Harrison

Skills: Possessing unfounded trivia bravado, acquiring bruises from gravity related mishaps and baking.

Favorite Foods: Delicious raw foods like fruits, vegetables, and Count Chocula.

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 251
rebeccap@missoulafoodbank.org

Paula Raines

Paula Raines

Office Administrator

Nuts & Bolts: Office wrangling of all kinds.

Fundamentals: Gardening, books, movies, sci-fi/fantasy.

Depth: Family, friends, my animals, food.

Favorite Food: Summer – ratatouille, Winter – Soup of any kind.

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 215
paula@missoulafoodbank.org

Ashlee Schleicher

Ashlee Schleicher

EmPower Place Coordinator

Hobbies: Listening to true crime podcasts, knitting, hiking Mt. Sentinel, checking out ALLLLLL the playgrounds in Missoula with my 5 year old.

Favorite Quote: “This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.” – Maya Angelou

Favorite Foods: Avocados. Chocolate. Raspberries. Coffee (let’s call this a food). Bananas. Nuts. Peas. Broccoli. Peanut Butter.

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 253
ashlee@missoulafoodbank.org

Caitlyn Taix

Caitlyn Taix

Service Team Manager

Pleasures: Live music, nature time, travel, used vinyl, culture, earth tones

Values: Kindness, contemplation, adventure, service, peace, compassion, family

Favorite Foods: Every vegetable, especially broccoli and artichokes, pretzels, and all the cheese.

Pronouns: she / her / hers
406.549.0543, ext. 117
caitlyn@missoulafoodbank.org

Cameron Van Beek

Cameron Van Beek

Receiving Assistant

Passions: Cooking, the outdoors, friends, and family.

Fun Fact: I am a friendly person that never backs down from a challenge.

Favorite Foods: Medium rare ribeye stead (that I cooked).

Pronouns: he / him / his
406.549.0543, ext. 114
cameron@missoulafoodbank.org