• Our Staff

  • Stephen Douglas Fennell

    President and CEO Serves

    Stephen Fennell is the founder and President and CEO of Feeding The 5000, Inc.â, a national nonprofit that is working locally in the Kansas City Missouri community to feed at risk youth in the areas of nutrition, technology, and education

    Feeding The 5000, Inc. started as a neighborhood summer project through a local church and after seeing the demand from youth who were in need of meals.

    We look to be of service to at-risk youths by providing nutrition, technology, and education at no cost which in turns provides hope and growth alternatives for future generations.

    Feeding the 5000 was incorporated to not only feed the youth meals but help the whole child by providing them access to technology and opportunities for educational resources.

    In the spirit of the No Child Hungry – KC Campaign, It is Feeding the 5000’s aspiration to identify key supporter in the Kansas City areas who want to pledge end hunger. 

  • Harold Washington

    Chief Operations Officer 

    Harold Washington serves as the Chief Operations Officer for Feeding The 5000, Inc.â, a local nonprofit that is working to feed Kansas City youth through nutrition, technology, and education.

    Harold is responsible for the development of the organization’s management strategy and strategic goals.

    In addition to the strategic components, he will be charged with developing and implementing more sophisticated policies and procedures in general operations.

    Before joining the Feeding 5000, Inc.â, Harold worked with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the areas of technology and capacity building.

    Working through Gateway and NAFEO (National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education) he led a team of specialist in developing a collaborative “Digital Divide” technology program for the 118 HBCU’s

    Harold graduated from the University of Kansas and holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Eller Graduate school of Management at the University of Arizona. 

  • Mike Carpenter

    Chief of Human Resources 

    Mike Carpenter serves as the Chief of Human Resources for Feeding The 5000, Inc.â, a local nonprofit that is working to feed Kansas City youth through nutrition, technology, and education.

    An alumnus of Northwest Missouri State University, Mike holds his Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Marketing. He is a lifelong learner who continually stays abreast of currently industry trends through the completion of multiple training courses, seminars, and self-study courses. Mike is currently pursuing his master’s degree in business administration 

  • Jessica Aldrich

    Administrative Compliance Officer

    Jessica Aldrich serves as the Administrative Compliance Officer for Feeding The 5000, Inc.âAn alumnus of Northwest Missouri State University Jessica holds her 2-year Associates Degree in Office Management and Assistance,

    Jessica has worked behind the scenes with the companies such as Target Marketing, Inc., TASC and Ansafone Communications in areas of data maintenance. Jessica currently oversees process improvements and organizes company data for processing. 

  • Genette Comfort

    Chief Development Officer

    Genette Comfort is Chief Development Officer of Feeding The 5000, Inc.â. overseeing corporate partnerships, cause marketing programs & donor foundation development

    Genette cultivates corporate partnerships for special event fundraisers, specifically, FEEDING 5000, Inc.’s No Child Hungry – KC Campaign, a consumer cause marketing campaign uniting local corporations to help eliminate youth hunger. 

  • Chad Hill

    Chief Interactive Officer 

    Chad Hill is the Chief Interactive Officer of Feeding the 5000, Inc.â, a local nonprofit that is working to feed Kansas City youth through nutrition, technology, and education.

    Chad oversees Feeding The 5000, Inc.’s website, social network design, and marketing campaigns as related to online affairs

    Chad also directs the organization’s media outreach, editorial, brand management and IT consulting. 

  • Dennis Dalton

     Manager of Donation Support 

    Dennis Dalton serves as the manager of Donation Support for Feeding The 5000, Inc.â, a local nonprofit that is working to feed Kansas City youth through nutrition, technology, and education.