President & CEO
Meals on Wheels San Diego County

Debbie has extensive experience in both executive level non-profit management, as well as senior level retail. She is an entrepreneur at heart. Her creative and motivational skill sets enable her to drive revenue through short and long term strategic planning and effective prioritization of tactical activities. She is passionate about the senior clients at Meals on Wheels San Diego County and is devoted to their health and well-being. Debbie's proactive focus is to achieve financial goals to serve more seniors while creating a sound and secure agency that endures for generations to come.

Prior to joining the Meals on Wheels family, Debbie's obtained extensive executive-level experience in large non-profits with organizations such as Child Abuse Prevention Foundation, American Red Cross and the San Diego Opera.

Her Senior Executive level retail experience includes over a 22 years with Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as Delaware North Parks and Resort's in Old Town San Diego Historic Park.

An Ohio University Graduate with a triple major in Pre-Med, Physical Therapy and Psychology, Debbie attended the State University of Buffalo School of Medicine for several years. Her thirst for knowledge continues with a Certification in Strategic & Systems Thinking and most recently, attended the Harvard Business School Non-for-Profit Program in San Diego.

Debbie also serves the community by being a Founder and Leader of the San Diego Senior Alliance, a Patron Member of the Board of Directors of USO San Diego and is a Board Member of Meals on Wheels America.


Ali Duarte
Development Manager - Grants

Amie Brown
Director of Development

Carla Tooker
Payroll and Administration Manager

Gina Gonzales
Volunteer Manager

Matthew Topper

Patrick Zondler
Project Director


Larry Sasser
Food Service Manager

Chequita Falls
South County Service Center Manager

Charlotte Fan
North County Service Center Manager

Janaira Quigley 
East County Service Center Manager

Willy Gloria
Metro Service Center Manager


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Meals on Wheels San Diego County, has a policy of non-discrimination in all programs and services. No one shall be excluded on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, veteran and military status or disability unless required by the eligibility guidelines for services.

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