Meet our Board of Directors
Harry is an experienced high tech marketing executive and entrepreneur, having served various companies in a COO role. Currently, he runs the Global 5000 database operation. He also serves on the board of directors of Primetrica, a West Coast based telecommunications research and analysis firm. A native of Massachusetts and long time Cape Codder, Harry is focused on finding ways for the Cape Cod Culinary Incubator can provide more jobs for the local economy.
Linda Davey is a 30+ year veteran of the hospitality industry with a focus on food & beverage operations and customer service. She has worked in both large restaurant chains and small, local establishments, as well as contracted food service environments. In addition, Linda has taught courses in food safety, management, accounting, customer service, and basic food preparation skills at the college level as well as to industry professionals. Linda loves to cook and share new ingredients, skills & preparation techniques with home cooks and food enthusiasts and has conducted several local workshops including: cheesemaking, sourdough bread making, homebrewing (beer & kombucha), and basic food fermentation. Linda holds a BBA in Marketing and a MS in Hospitality Management, both from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Roberta is a former Media and Technology teacher and adjunct Professor at Framingham State College. Currently, she is Executive Director of the Cape Cod Art Center including the Photographic Center of Cape Cod, where she was a co-founder. As a member of the Barnstable Village Long Range Planning Committee, Roberta was instrumental in recently obtaining Cultural District designation status for Barnstable Village.
TScott Yelle is the Founder and President of New England Sales Solutions. A sales and operations consulting service based here on Cape Cod. Scott brings 25 plus years of sales, marketing and purchasing experience in the Foodservice Distribution business to the Incubator. He is a 1988 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. He has worked in kitchens here on Cape Cod as well as the South of France, Lake Tahoe, CA and Stowe, VT. Scott lives in Eastham with his wife and two children.
Denise is the past President of PFLAG Cape Cod (Parents, Friends and Family, Lesbians and Gay). Served on the Cape Cod Pride committee for two years, then the Board for one year. Serves on the committee for the Transgender Day of Remembrance. She has been on the Lakewood Hills Property Association Board in her neighborhood for 18 years. She also works at the Bootstrap Farm store which connects food enthusiasts in our community with clean, local food. Denise is a Leader in her Buddhist organization which is dedicated to respecting the dignity and equality of human life. She is a foodie, and her passion is baking. She lives with her husband and two children.
Bert is a long time Cape Cod community leader and activist. He currently serves as CEO of the Cape Cod Technology Council, consults on tech, web marketing and general business matters, and is the Director of Community Engagement for the Blue Economy Project at the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce.
Kay Benaroch became interested in cooking while watching PBS and Julia Child in the late 1960s. She experimented with multiple types of cooking on her own before enrolling in recreational and then professional classes at The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in Cambridge, MA. After graduating from the Cambridge School with a Chef's Certificate she worked as a briefly as prep cook where she created original desert recipes for a bistro in Acton, MA and worked for a culinary PR firm where she practiced translating recipes from restaurant cooks into versions suitable for the home cook. Her cooking experience includes both baking and savory dishes from multiple cultures including French and Italian, Greek, Indian and Thailand. For the past ten years Kay has taught cooking classes in adult education programs. By constantly experimenting with new dishes, spices and techniques she is continuing to fuel her passion for finding and sharing new flavors with other people and inspiring kitchen confidence in her students.
Sarah Richardson is the Marketing Director at KAM Appliances and joined the Cape Cod Culinary Incubator Board in 2019. KAM Appliances is proud to support many local organizations and hosts Cape Cod Culinary Incubator fundraising cooking classes. Sarah is passionate about helping local entrepreneurship and the Cape Cod Culinary Incubator Board offers a perfect opportunity to help support small business on the Cape and South Shore. Sarah is an avid traveler who has been to all seven continents, many of them on solo adventures. A self-described foodie and craft beverage drinker Sarah enjoys visiting breweries and wineries when she’s not working hard for KAM Appliances.