Staff & Board

Board of Directors

George Guyott, Board Chair
1st Advantage Real Estate

Christine Hugmeyer, Treasurer
Macatawa Bank

Toni Ter Molen, Secretary

Karen Kania, Board Member




Nancy Cromley, Executive Director

Nancy comes to The Pantry with an extensive background in nonprofit leadership. From working with young parents at Early Head Start of Kent County, to serving seniors at Senior Neighbors and finally with senior HUD housing. Nancy and her husband have 3 grown daughters and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys travel and all outdoor activities but spending time with her grandchildren brings her the greatest joy. She has always had a passion for service to others and is happy to be sharing her passion with The Pantry neighbors and their volunteers.


Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 4


Yolanda Fuentes, Neighbor’s Choice Pantry Manager

Yolanda FuentesYolanda has many years of experience in bi-lingual casework with the Department of Human Services and Public Health, in both Michigan and Texas. Yoli, who is certified as a Medical Administrative Assistant, is a bona fide ’people person’. She is a mother of four, a caregiver for her parents, and a wonderful grandmother to three, soon to be four! Yoli orchestrates the Neighbor’s Choice pantry with ease, keeps the volunteers happy, and makes all our neighbors feel safe and welcome!

Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 1


Heather Armstrong, Fresh Market Coordinator

Heather, a Davenport University graduate, operates The Pantry’s Fresh Market farm stand, where neighbors can shop for local Michigan produce year around. Whether picking up apples from the Farmers Market, leading Farm to Pantry class, or chatting with neighbors about different squash recipes, her customer service background and positive attitude reveal how she and the Fresh Market are two peas in a pod. When she is not at The Pantry Heather loves growing plants and building things- she is currently building her own greenhouse!

Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 3


Brittany Gray, NOW Pantry Coordinator

Brittany holds a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Grand Valley State University. She also earned her Bachelor’s at GVSU, majoring in Anthropology, as she is passionate about people and culture. She has served as Interim at The Pantry in the past and is excited to be working with the staff, volunteers, and neighbors once again. Brittany is active in the Grand Rapids community, is an advocate of human rights, and loves to get outdoors whenever possible!

Phone: 616.455.9411 Ext 2



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