Second Helpings Atlanta Welcomes New President, Members to Board of Directors

Sheri Labovitz, SHA President 2018-2019

SHA is Poised for Major Growth in 2018

Second Helpings Atlanta is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheri S. Labovitz as its new President through December 2019.  In addition, SHA welcomes five new members to its Board of Directors: Joanne Amposta, Amy Drooker, Sarah Fonder-Kristy, Lori Riordan and Lyle Warshauer.

As President of Second Helpings Atlanta, Sheri, a retired commercial real estate attorney and former partner at Alston & Bird and Minkin & Snyder (now Greenberg Traurig), will focus on the implementation of SHA’s new strategic plan. She will guide the organization’s growth through partnerships with sports and large conference venues throughout Atlanta, corporate kitchens and educational institutions, and by extending its outreach by adding new Partner Agencies and volunteers.

Several years ago, Sheri served as a Deputy Finance Director for U.S. senatorial candidate Michelle Nunn. A former President of AJC Atlanta and current AJC National Board member, she served as interim Director of the Atlanta office, and, together with her husband Steve, received the 2013 Selig Distinguished Service Award and chaired the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival for three consecutive years. Sheri also served as Board Chair of the dropout prevention program Communities In Schools of Atlanta (she currently serves on the Board) and chair of Temple Sinai’s Endowment Committee. She received her J.D. from Duke University and her B.A. from Kirkland (now Hamilton) College, and was a member of the 1998 Class of Leadership Atlanta.

2018 SHA Officers and Board Members:

* Sheri Labovitz, President
* Gareth Young, Immediate Past President
* Stephen Opler, Vice President
* Beth Scheuer, Treasurer
* Roy Baron, Secretary
* Guenther Hecht, Lifetime Director
* Joanne Amposta, Director
* Tamara Carrera, Director
* Margie Cohen, Director
* Amy Drooker, Director
* Sarah Fonder-Kristy
* Wesley Hull, Director
* Cardell McKinstry, Director
* Amanda Musilli, Director
* Lori Riordan, Director
* Evie Sacks, Director
* David Schoenberg, Director
* Myron Smith, Director
* Lyle Warshauer, Director

To learn more about becoming a Food Donor or Partner Agency, or to join Second Helpings Atlanta’s volunteer drivers, please visit

Second Helpings Atlanta: “Driving Out Hunger, One Mile at a Time.”

Second Helpings Atlanta, Inc. (SHA) is a non-profit food rescue organization whose mission is to reduce hunger and food waste in the metropolitan Atlanta area by rescuing surplus food and delivering it to those in need.  With more than 390 volunteer drivers, SHA serves as the link between its network of 76 Food Donors and the 49 Partner Agencies they work with who feed the hungry on a daily basis.

Joe Labriola, Executive Director |