Hugo Mogollon | Executive director
Hugo Mogollon is the Executive Director of Community Foodworks. Hugo brings 20 years of experience working for nonprofit organizations covering a range of issues from food systems to sustainability to biodiversity conservation. Previous to his role at Community Foodworks, he was the Executive Director of Finding Species, an international nonprofit organization. Hugo has deep experience in NGO management, planning, development, outreach, and stakeholder engagement, particularly in multicultural settings. A native of Ecuador, Hugo is fluent in both English and Spanish. He has a Bachelor of Science in biology from the Catholic University of Quito, Ecuador and an Executive Master’s degree in Natural Resources and Leadership for Sustainability from Virginia Tech.
Nick Stavely | General operations manager
Nick is the General Operations Manager at Community Foodworks. He works to implement Community Foodworks' mission to bring good, healthy food to the people by managing day-to-day market and incentive program operations, community relations, partners, and event programming. Nick has held an interest in food since he first tried calamari in elementary school. As an undergraduate at the University of Maryland, he cultivated this interest by working on a small farm, researching food recalls, studying terroir and sustainable agriculture in the Loire Valley of France, and ultimately receiving his BS in Agriculture & Resource Economics.
Dalila Boclin | Food Access Director
Dalila Boclin is the Food Access Director for Community Foodworks, where she oversees programs that make healthy, local food more accessible to underserved residents and institutions of DC and Northern Virginia. At Community Foodworks, she has designed and is implementing a new model for local food distribution coined the 'Pop-Up Food Hub.' The Pop Up Food Hub uses farmers markets in place of traditional warehousing infrastructure to facilitate wholesale distribution to community-based services and institutions. Dalila is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Julian Kroboth | Pop-Up Food Hub Procurement Manager
Julian Kroboth is the Program Manager for Community Foodworks’ Pop Up Food Hub, responsible for farmer outreach and wholesale vendor coordination, product procurement and receiving, and logistics related to distribution and delivery. Prior to joining Community Foodworks in 2017, he had worked for family-owned regional grocer Mom’s Organic Market since 2013, helping to open the company’s D.C. location in 2014 as the store’s produce manager. He also worked at Good Food Markets, a community-supported and socially conscious grocery store in D.C.’s 5th Ward with a mission of combating food deserts, in 2017. He is motivated by Community Foodworks’ creative model for a mission-driven food hub with minimal static infrastructure and low overhead costs.
Kiara Williams | Market Share Program Manager
Kiara a novice poet, mother of two, and native Washingtonian, is a passionate food advocate. She has five years of Community Engagement and Outreach experience working with food systems and high risk populations.Including Partnership Coordinator for the Capital Area Food Bank, where she supported 144 faith-based and NGO organizations access and distribute groceries and meals throughout all 8 Wards. It is her intention to support the disruption of the inter-generational poverty cycle using food as a tool for access and a gateway to socioeconomic advancement.
Cynthia Singiser | Virginia Programs Manager
Cynthia is the Virginia Programs Manager at Community Foodworks. She works to implement Community Foodworks' mission to bring good, healthy food to the people by managing day-to-day market and incentive program operations, community relations, and event programming. In addition, she is facilitating partnerships with local social service organizations to create and expand innovative food access programs.Cynthia is a recent transplant from NYC where she ran the Stanton Street CSA in the Lower East Side. Previously she was Vice President at HBO but decided to use her corporate marketing and strategy experience to increase access to healthy, local, good food. After leaving HBO she spent a month on the farm that supplies her former CSA and can say with certainty that she's not cut out for farming, but loves to market and consume farm products.
Kylie Powell | Virginia Farmers Market Manager
Kylie oversees seven of Community Foodworks' Northern Virginia markets. She has experience working with farmers markets for nearly 6 years and enjoys working with the community to make the markets an exciting place to spend the day and share great food. Kylie is a native to the Northern Virginia area and graduated from George Mason University. Aside from working and shopping at the farmers markets, she has a small garden and has raised chickens of her own at home! She loves to shop, eat, and cook local. Kylie is excited to be a part of the Community Foodworks mission.