Our Team


Board

Steve Hollenbeck
President

Bio
Steve believes that the key to reducing food insecurity and waste lies in being more efficient in redistributing surpluses within our community. Sharing Produce Good’s vision and passion for building a sustainable upcycling process led him to become a volunteer in 2018. Throughout his career as a financial services executive, Steve primarily developed and managed sponsor relationships.

Ronald Eng
Vice-President

Bio
Ronald Eng is a science-minded data analyst with two core passions: helping people in need and reducing our environmental impact on the planet. Ronald was an international biotechnology business development executive before founding two successful companies in the specialty tea industry. Ronald has served on ProduceGood’s Board of Directors since 2017.

Caitlin Holleran
Treasurer

Bio
Caitlin Holleran has had a passion for helping the food-insecure since her first glean in 2011. She currently works as a healthcare consultant. Caitlin has been volunteering with ProduceGood since 2015 and has been serving on ProduceGood’s Board of Directors since 2017.

Morgan Justice-Black
Board Member

Bio
Morgan is a Community Relations Manager at San Diego Gas & Electric. In her role, she supports roughly 100 environmental nonprofit partners, connects employees with opportunities to give back through volunteerism and supports the company’s many sustainability initiatives. She is a San Diego native and a life-long environmental enthusiast. She received degrees in Environmental Studies and Global Studies from UC Santa Barbara. Morgan has an environmental nonprofit background, having spent a decade working for I Love A Clean San Diego in various fundraising, marketing, and volunteer management roles. Morgan is excited about the opportunity to get more involved with ProduceGood. She and her husband live in Clairemont and spend their free time exploring the outdoors.

Claire Taulbee
Compliance Officer

Bio
Claire geeks out a little over data and statistics but with two underlying drivers: maximizing resources and really understanding root causes to find long-term solutions to problems. has spent the majority of her career in the receivables industry and is passionate about community, volunteering, and the outdoors. Most of her days are spent cavorting with her amazing husband Michael and her 2 untiring, high-spirited children, Carter and Adeline. Claire joined the ProduceGood’s Board of Directors in 2020.

Angela Steinway
Secretary

Bio
Angela and her family have been volunteering with ProduceGood since they moved to San Diego in 2017. Angela is passionate about engaging with the local community and the environment, which she does through ProduceGood, organizing local shore dives, and beach clean-ups. She is currently leading strategy, business development, and the private label business for Integra LifeSciences, and is a local angel investor with Tech Coast Angels.

Dr. Derrick Robinson
Board Member

Bio
Dr. Derrick Robinson recently joined the board at Produce Good. He has a lifelong passion and connection to food. Specifically, he’s interested in addressing issues around food prices and affordability and how these integrate with economic efficiencies in local food systems. He has previously worked as a research economist and professor for the University of San Diego; University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources; University of North Florida; Tuskegee University; Mississippi Alabama Sea Grant Consortium; and Auburn University. In his current position, he does research related to workers’ rights, wages, and employment valuation, contextualized around increasing community economic welfare.

Navjyot (Navi) S. Parmar
Board Member

Bio
Navi is a Deloitte Advisory Manager in Deloitte Touche, LLP out of the San Diego Office. He earned his B.A. in Religion with a minor in Political Science from Syracuse University and MPH in Health Management and Policy from Drexel University. He brings a background in healthcare management and policy with an interdisciplinary approach to advisory consulting. He has experience in the areas of Health Care policy, Health Insurance regulations, Medicaid state programs, Medicaid state financial services, Health Care payment processes, Health Care compliance, and risk analysis as they relate to Health Care insurers. His passions are supporting first generation communities through education, access to healthcare, and combating food insecurity.

Makana Rowan
Board Member

Bio
Makana (he/him/his) is currently the Director of Policy and the LGBTQ+ Liaison for San Diego Council President Jennifer Campbell.
Makana’s passion is building community. Prior to his current role, he was Director of Community Engagement for another elected official and before that, he ran a non-profit co-working and event space where his focus was creating programs and events to facilitate collaboration and resource sharing between organizations. He has worked with hundreds of local, national and international non-profits.
Makana has completed a Schusterman Foundation fellowship for Community Builders in Israel and graduated from the Young Professionals Council Academy at the San Diego LGBT Community Center.


Advisory and Support

Maxine Hesse
Grower Ambassador

Bio
Young at heart and now a “retired” publisher, Maxine is a docent at S.D.Botanic Gardens-Encinitas, and under the auspices of the S.D. County Library System, tutors English individually to foreign residents. She is curious, adventurous and a good listener with lots of energy. Being a “people person,” she looks forward to a “fruitful” experience as a grower ambassador for ProduceGood.

Nathan Wauthier
Nathan Wauthier Accounting, Inc

Bio
Nathan is an accounting professional who works with non-profit organizations that focus on solving food insecurity. He believes that everyone should have equal access to healthy, local fruits and vegetables and that it should not be an unaffordable luxury like it is for so many families.

Ramez Bishara
Videographer

Tomoko Matsubayashi
Photographer & Web Master