Employee spotlight: Jamaal Williams

Feed More employee Jamaal

Name: Jamaal Williams

What do you do here at Feed More? I sit at the front desk of our main lobby as the receptionist and greet all our visitors when they arrive at Feed More.

How long have you worked at Feed More?  About five years.

What is your favorite memory at Feed More?  One of my funniest memories was winning a friendly-football wager against our President and Chief Executive Officer, Doug Pick. Let’s just say it involved a banana and my beloved Dallas Cowboys- Go Dallas!

What inspired you to come work at Feed More?  I love helping my community! I’ve been doing it all my life so this fits right into my shoes.

Before working at Feed More, what was the most unusual or interesting job you had? Prior to working at Feed More, I owned an event management company. I promoted, marketed and consulted big events from the west coast to the east coast.

What is something people would be surprised to know about you? Several years ago, I had a terrible stroke. I couldn’t speak and the right side of my body couldn’t move- that’s how bad it affected me. Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Center did a documentary and even had commercials about me and my rehabilitation.

 Where is the coolest place you have traveled to and/or want to travel to? Aruba

 What is your favorite thing to do in Richmond? Spend time with my family, especially with my daughters!

 If you could eat just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Thanksgiving dinner with desserts!

 If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why? Teleportation, so that I can be everywhere I need to help people.