Tina Postel

Loaves & Fishes
Executive Director


Ms. Postel served as the CEO of the Billings, Montana Family YMCA for five years before moving to Charlotte in 2015.  In 2016, she joined Loaves & Fishes as Executive Director.  She has also worked with the United Way of Central Carolinas in Major Gifts.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors of Loaves & Fishes, I am delighted to welcome Tina to the Loaves & Fishes family,” said Board Chair Edie Livingstone.  “She brings a wealth of leadership and strong fundraising experience with nonprofits.  The Loaves & Fishes Board is excited to work with Tuna as we enter our fifth decade of service to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community.”

As Executive Director, Ms. Postel oversees a network of 20 emergency food pantries, the largest in North Carolina, that last year provided nutritionally balanced groceries to over 71,000 in Mecklenburg County.

Upon her hiring, Ms. Postel stated “I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic nonprofit organization with a rich history of serving families in need for over 40 years.  I look forward to working with the Loaves & Fishes staff team, board, and volunteers to continue the legacy of service Beverly has instilled throughout her tenure.  The success of Loaves & Fishes speaks directly to the benevolence and dedication of the Charlotte community to help those in need.”

Ms. Postel has spent her entire career in the nonprofit sector.  Prior to moving to Billings, she served as Director of Development for Rialto Square Theatre in the Chicago area.  Ms. Postel holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Organizational Leadership for Nonprofit Management from Lewis University in Illinois.