Our Team

With Love Market & Cafe is a social-enterprise serving the residents of Southwest Los Angeles. Our team is made up of extremely dedicated individuals bringing valuable experiences and skills to the community. Meet the team and feel free to reach out to any of the With Love staff if you have questions/comments/ideas!

Board of Directors

Andrew McDowell
Andrew McDowell

Chairmen of the Board, Founder, CEO, Co-owner

Alexis Spencer-Byers

Board Member,
Co-owner. Urban Verses

Linda Kim
Linda Kim

Board-Member,
Co-owner. University of Southern California

Selena Gabriel

Board Member. Compassion Creates Change

Eric Amos

Board Member,
Co-owner. Aviso Corp

Additional Co-owners

Chris Chandler

Co-owner. Wyld

Tej Reddy

Co-owner.
Fulbright Scholar

Richard Olivarez

Co-owner.
Arcadia Fire Department

Jessica Lira

Co-owner.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Hamilton Yang

Co-owner.
Gravity

Ryan Ku-Borden

Co-owner.
Servant Partners

Jeff Galvin

Co-owner.
Commercial Asset Group

Lee Perine

Co-owner.
AVRS, Inc.

Advisory Board Members

Jill Overdorf
Jill Overdorf

Produce Sourcing Advisor
Coosemans L.A. Shipping

Clare Fox

Food Policy Advisor
LA Food Policy Council

Michelle Greenwood

Creative Financing Advisor
Slow Money Southern California

The Staff

Iris Pakingan

Chief Operating Officer

Karla Vasquez

Director of Community Programs

Mahanaim “Mo” Hernandez

Facilities Manager

Consultants

Laurie Dill
Laurie Dill

Retail Design and Branding Consultant
Your Local Hive

Andy Gartner
Andy Gartner

Project Designer
Gartner Design Co.

Richard Wilken
Richard Wilken

Lead Architect
R.B. Wilken Architecture

Kathleen Keagy
Kathleen Minogue Keagy

Funding Development Consultant
Prime Impulse

Jennifer Pope

Architectural & Design Consultant
Office of Mayor Garcetti
City of Los Angeles