Meet Our Team

Paco Velez

Paco Velez, President & CEO, Feeding South Flroida

Feeding South Florida President and CEO, Paco Valez, has more than a dozen years of food bank experience, which he earned at the San Antonio Food Bank, one of the nation’s leading food banks in the country.

Paco brings Feeding South Florida a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of Program Development, Client Services, Government Contracts, and Leadership.

Jeffrey Jones

VP of Operations, Jeffrey Jones, came to Feeding South Florida with thirty years experience at Nabisco, Kraft Foods, and Mondelez International.

His expertise in the areas of Customer Service & Logistics, Transportation & Fleet Management, Facility Operations, Disaster Recovery and Security ensure our warehouse and distribution facilities can meet the demand.

Jan Navatkoski


As our VP of Finance, Jan Navatkoski, keeps Feeding South Florida in the black year after year.

A former Financial Services Manager with Merrill Lynch and then at Citi managing various operations, accounting, and finance departments,  Jan dedicated her skills and talents as a financial consultant for schools, small businesses, and nonprofits.

Sari Vatske

Sari Vatske, Feeding South Florida

Feeding South Florida’s VP of Community Relations, Sari Vatske has spent most of her professional life in service to others and her community.

She has worked in the political and government arenas as a communications specialist for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, and then transitioned to working in the nonprofit world with the Andy Roddick Foundation, Share Our Strength and has found her “home” at Feeding South Florida.

Board of Directors

Diana Brooks (Chair) | Co-Founder & Managing Partner, VSBrooks Advertising

Benny Gonzalez | Vice President Miami Regional Commercial Banking Office, Wells Fargo

Maria Johnston | External Affairs, AT&T

Robert P. McCabe | West Palm Beach Branch Manager, Morgan Stanley

Eddie Rivera | Vice President SET Portfolio Management Office, JM Family Enterprises

Harris C. Siskind | Partner, McDermott Will & Emery