Neptune, NJ – Fulfill, a leader in alleviating hunger and building food security in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, is pleased to announce Gene Waddy and the Reverend Rosemarie Broderick as new members of the Board of Trustees.
“We are excited to welcome Gene and Deacon Rose to our Board,” said Lauren Holman, Board Chair of Fulfill. “Fulfill will benefit greatly from their unique skill sets and wealth of business and community-based experience.”
Waddy, a Neptune native, is the owner of ALPHA Business Solutions, an EOR/payroll and workforce solutions company he created to combine professional solutions and diversity in a natural and authentic way. Recognized as a trailblazer for both ALPHA Business Solutions and Diversant, LLC, the IT staffing firm he co-founded, Waddy was named to the 2022 Staffing 100 North America list by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) and was also awarded the 2021 DE&I Influencer recognition. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of PACE Monmouth and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, the country’s first African American fraternity.
Deacon Rose serves as the Clergy-in-Charge of Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church in Keansburg and acts as Executive Director of the Center for Community Renewal (CCR) for the last six years. She has led many transformative initiatives to help the community during Superstorm Sandy and the COVID-19 Pandemic and is recognized as an advocate for social justice for individuals in need. Prior to her role with the CCR, Deacon Rose held a 30+ year career in clinical development leadership in the pharmaceutical and medical technologies industries.
Deacon Rose also chairs Fulfill’s Agency Partner Advisory Committee, a cohort of leaders from Fulfill’s network of partner charitable food distribution agencies across Monmouth & Ocean Counties. The Agency Partner Committee brings the voice of Fulfill’s feeding partners into the Board room to provide valuable input and insight to help form decisions that impact the entire network.
“We are thrilled to have Gene and Deacon Rose join our board of remarkable individuals who are dedicated to combating hunger in our communities,” said Triada Stampas, President and CEO of Fulfill. “Our Board is truly committed to our mission, and I value their leadership as we chart Fulfill’s future.”
“I would also like express our sincere gratitude to Dean Lin and Sammy Steinlight for their long-time dedication to Fulfill as they step down from their roles as a Board Members,” added Holman. “We appreciate their service and commitment to help families and children in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Luckily, they both promise to stay involved with Fulfill, so they will still be helping us meet our mission.”
About Fulfill Fulfill, a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and member of Feeding America, has been providing food for families at the Jersey Shore for more than 38 years. In 2022, through its network of nearly 300 community partners including food pantries and soup kitchens, it provided more than 13.1 million nutritious meals to families, children, seniors, veterans and more.
Fulfill also offers a suite of programs to connect people to the resources they need to become self-sufficient, including helping individuals and families obtain SNAP benefits and affordable health care and graduating adult students from our Culinary Skills Training program. Fulfill also assists families with budgeting and money management, finding help for utility expenses, connecting seniors to needed services, and providing school and community garden programs to help provide nutritious foods. To learn more about Fulfill’s programs or how to get involved, visit www.fulfill.org.