Rick Schwartz

Owner, Schwartz Consulting Group, LLC

Rick established Schwartz Consulting Group in 2015 after retiring from a 35 year career working in the relocation industry. He currently works with relocation service companies, supplier, clients and private equity companies. Prior to his retirement, Rick was the CEO of Brookfield Global Relocation Services from 2003-2014 and was pleased to establish a long term relationship between Brookfield and Move for Hunger during that time. Rick became a Board member in 2014.

One thing to know about Rick: There’s nothing better than a Springsteen concert, a fly fishing trip, or a baseball game.

Pat McLaughlin

contractual consultant, Illinois Movers' and Warehousemen's Association

Pat joined the staff of the Illinois Movers’ and Warehousemen’s Association in 1972 and since 1989 has served as its executive director. She is the elected Chair of the National Council of Moving Associations and sits on the board of directors of the American Moving & Storage Association and AMSA’s Moving & Storage Institute. Since 2000, she has served as a member of the Federal Motor Carrier Association’s Household Goods Roundtable, is a partner in their ‘Protect Your Move’ consumer outreach program, and is a member of the Illinois Commerce Commission’s ‘Bandit Movers Taskforce.’ Pat is past president and current secretary of the Rotary Club of Springfield South and past president and former executive director of the Illinois Society of Association Executives.

One thing you should know about Pat: She’s the Queen: plain and simple.

Ben Samuels

CEO, Victory Packaging

Ben is CEO of Victory Packaging, a leading North American packaging distributor that has supported Move For Hunger since the early days. Ben is an active member in Houston community. He has served as Chair of the Houston Food Bank and was also the President of the Houston Chapter of the American Jewish Committee before joining its national Board of Directors. Ben has a BA from Amherst College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife, Marci Rosenberg, live in Houston and have a son, Ethan, and a daughter, Mimi.

One thing to know about Ben, he loves art made out of corrugated.

Keith Lowy

President, Lowy's Moving Service

Keith is the President of Lowy’s Moving Service, a highly respected commercial and residential mover in New Jersey that has been family owned and operated for nearly 100 years. In addition to the moving business, Keith is involved in real estate development and has helped launched several start-up companies throughout the years. A graduate from Monmouth University, Keith is a successful entrepreneur and devoted father of three.

One thing you should know about Keith: If the sun is shining, he’s probably out on his Harley.

Stephan Lowy

CEO, Lowy's Moving Service

Stephan has more than 30 years of experience directing his office and industrial relocation company in sales and marketing. He has also been involved in several start-ups, ranging from a computer network management company to indoor sports facilities. Stephan is member of the Foundation Board at Jersey Shore Medical Center, the Board of Directors for LADACIN Network, the Board of Directors for the Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Center at Brookdale Community College, a LEED Green Associate, and has a NJ Real Estate License. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration.

One thing to know about Stephan: The man carries a camera, and he knows how to use it.

Jenna Weinerman

Marketing Director, Updater

Jenna is the Marketing Director at Updater, a relocation tech company that simplifies the way Americans move. She has spent ten years working across all marketing disciplines for a variety of companies, including both high-growth national startups and local businesses. Jenna’s passion for Move for Hunger began the moment she learned about the organization, and she is thrilled to be able to support it as a member of the Board. Jenna holds a BSBA in Marketing from American University in Washington, D.C. and often guest lectures at startup academies and universities.

One thing you should know about Jenna: She can rap every word to ‘Whoomp! There It Is’

About Move For Hunger

More than 41 million Americans, including 1 in 6 children, struggle with food insecurity each day. Hunger exists in every state, county, and congressional district in the United States.

Move For Hunger has collected nearly 9 million pounds of food thanks, in large part, to ordinary people like you who recognized the urgency of the problem and decided to take action. We need your support to continue providing meals for our neighbors in need.

We have delivered more than


of food to food banks across United States & Canada.

These food donations account for more than


for people in need.