The Leaders Behind Our Mission
Senior Leadership Team
Doug Pick, President and Chief Executive Officer
Douglas “Doug” Pick joined Feed More as President + Chief Executive Officer in November 2012. Prior to this role, he spent 12 years as an executive with Capital One in Richmond, where he was highly regarded for his ability to drive complex, corporate-wide change.
Prior to joining Capital One, Pick was a Senior Vice President and Chief Business Information Officer at Central Fidelity. Doug began his career at IBM holding numerous sales, marketing and consulting managerial positions for more than 19 years.
Doug currently serves as the Chair for the Federation of Virginia Food Banks and as the Co-Chair for the VCU Health Equity Steering Committee. Dedicated to the community, Pick has served on numerous local boards, state committees and national task forces including the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation, EduLead (a joint venture between U of R and VCU), Richmond’s Center Stage, Governor McAuliffe’s Council for Bridging the Nutritional Divide and two national task forces for Feeding America – Collaborating for Clients and Innovative Development Practices. Doug received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing/Management at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.
Rick Gliot, Chief Operations Officer
Richard “Rick” Gliot joined Feed More as Chief Operations Officer in March 2018.
Rick brings more than 25 years of management experience, most recently as Senior Vice President in Supply Chain Management for The Winebow Group – an importer and distributor of fine wines and spirits here in Richmond. While there, Rick was able to improve operating costs, streamline delivery operations and lead the design of new distribution centers to have higher functionality.
Previously, he served as the Director of North American Operations for Barnes Distribution as well as Director of Distribution, Logistics and Planning for American Sales Company.
Rick received both his MA and BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Sarah Gravitt-Baese, Chief Marketing Officer
Sarah Gravitt-Baese joined Feed More as Chief Marketing Officer in June 2020.
Sarah is a seasoned marketing leader with over 20 years of experience in brand strategy, marketing and customer loyalty. Artistic by nature and analytical by training, she’s spent much of her career studying customer behavior and implementing data-driven growth-marketing strategies.
Prior to joining Feed More, Sarah led a digital and direct marketing consulting practice focused on banking, fintech and nonprofits. She also led acquisition and retention marketing for Capital One for over 18 years.
Sarah holds an undergraduate degree in Communication Design from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master in Humanities from the University of Richmond.
Brandon Thorne, Chief Financial Officer + Chief Technical Officer
Brandon Thorne joined Feed More as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Technical Officer in May 2020.
Prior to this role, Brandon spent four years as Head of Corporate and Finance with Compare.com in Richmond, where he oversaw Accounting, Finance, IT, People Services and Project Management.
Brandon brings more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience to Feed More. He began his career in Northern Virginia working for AOL in various accounting and management roles. Prior to moving to Richmond, Brandon worked for two different venture-backed companies assisting both of them in sales to publicly traded companies.
Brandon holds a CPA designation in VA and received his BA from Randolph-Macon College and his MBA from Marymount University.
Jeff Wilklow, Chief Development Officer
Jeff Wilklow first came to Feed More in 2015 as a consultant for the capital campaign. He joined the team full time as Chief Development Officer in August 2020.
Jeff brings more than three decades of nonprofit fundraising and communications experience to the job. He spent 18 years with the fundraising consulting firm Campbell & Company. Prior to that he was the Vice President for Development at the Points of Light Foundation where he worked with former President George H. W. Bush to build support for volunteerism and community service.
Jeff also held key positions at Eisner, Petrou and Associates, a marketing communications firm, Children’s National Medical Center, Very Special Arts and Special Olympics Virginia.
He is currently the Chairman of the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Association and has served in volunteer leadership positions with the Arc of Northern Virginia, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church. Jeff earned his BA in English and Political Science from Union College in Schenectady, NY.
Feed More Board of Directors, 2020-21
William D. Robinson, Chair
Chief Creative Officer, The Martin Agency
Thomas P. Rohman, Vice Chair
Brian S. Davis, Treasurer
Richard E. Core Jr., Secretary
Principal, Markel|Eagle Partners
Timothy P. Beane, Retired, Altria
Valerie Bowman, M.D., Medical Director, Virginia Premier
Celeste Cooper, Chair, Feed More Volunteer Advisory Council
Dwight Jones, Financial Operations Director, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Christian Kantner, Executive Vice President, Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods
Kamran Raika, Managing Principal & Managing Partner, River Hills Wealth Management Group
Ellery Sedgwick, President, Farmville Area Community Emergency Services
Crystal Butler, Managing Director, Treasury & Capital Markets, Altria
William K. Windle, Vice President of Business Development & Merchant Operations, Dominion Energy
Steve Bayard, Former Owner, Capital Buick-Pontiac-GMC