Communications and Awareness Specialist
With an educational background in family dynamics, Jalenna Francois combines her passion for supporting families and children with her creativity to coordinate awareness and communications for Feeding Matters. In her role as Communications and Awareness Specialist, Jalenna works to make resources easily accessible to families and healthcare professionals through the Feeding Matters website and outside communications.
Web Development Contractor
Jeff Ruoss brings over 18 years of web development experience, focusing on creating online platforms that are both visually pleasing and highly functional. He contributes his expertise to Feeding Matters by developing a website that is user-friendly and mission-aligned, making vital resources easily accessible for families and professionals in the pediatric feeding disorder community.
Public Relations Contractor
Stephanie Sanstead is a proven, creative and accomplished PR/Marketing communications leader with more than 18 years of public relations, media planning, email and social media marketing, copywriting, and special events experience. She is the Founder/Owner of Communicadence PR Agency.
Core competencies include the ability to create publicity campaigns and online/social media marketing programs that directly support objectives with positive storyboarding, imaging and visibility. She is an expert in marketing through content creation, advertorial writing, securing earned media placements as well as social media content calendar planning and implementation.
Stephanie has worked with a variety of different clients from major luxury brands, to non-profits, lifestyle, retail and events. She has secured hundreds of top-tier media opportunities for clients and would love to do the same for your organization.
Previous experience includes; serving as Director of PR/Marketing with Marriott Hotels and responsible for brand management and marketing of Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass Resort, Forbes Five-Star/ AAA Five-Diamond KAI restaurant and Forbes Four-Star Aji Spa as well as in leadership roles in the Communications and PR Departments at Visit Phoenix, and Experience Scottsdale where she worked to promote the tourism destination on a national and international level.
Interim Director of Awareness and Partnerships
Todd Vigil is an innovative nonprofit marketing leader with a data-driven focus. As former Chief Marketing Officer for The Phoenix Symphony, he led a transformative shift towards digital marketing, driving record-breaking revenue and reaching new audiences. Throughout his 12+ year nonprofit career, Todd has also led marketing organizations at the Heard Museum and Barrow Neurological Foundation. In 2021, he founded a nonprofit consulting business helping nonprofits utilize the Google Ad Grant. Todd also contributes his insights as a member of the Leadership Council for ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, where he teaches marketing and social media. Todd Vigil’s career showcases a commitment to advancing nonprofits through strategic marketing and digital transformation.