Our Team

Todd Alden

Director of Hospitality

Todd joined our team in December of 2020. He has a passion for food and excellent service. Todd earned his bachelor's degree in Food Service Management from Johnson and Wales University and was certified as ProChef II from the Culinary Institute of America His highschool superlative: "most likely to own a restaurant" (close enough!)

Beth Stipanov

Hospitality Services Director

Beth graduated from Springfield College in 1995 and was so excited to join the Harvest Table team at her alma-mater. She has worked in the hospitality industry for 30 years with focus on operations, sales, events and most importantly the PEOPLE! Beth enjoys spending time with her friends and family!

Tabitha Mahoney

Catering Director

Tabitha has worked in the hospitality industry for over 25 years and loves to feed people and make them happy. You can find her rocking her catering events or dancing through the halls of Cheney and The Union. Outside of work: Tabitha enjoys hiking and hopes to travel to the Galapagos one day Fun fact: Tabitha is fluent in Swedish!

Michelle Connors

Hospitality Services Manager

Michele joins our team with experience spanning over 25 years, 15 of them managing the F&B department of an awarding wining hotel. Michele holds a degree in Hospitality Management and Certification in Culinary arts. Michele is best known by coworkers for her uncanny ability to quote movies and her love of her farm animals!

Ben Duquette

Retail Dining Director

Ben joined the Harvest Table team in February of 2021. Ben has over 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry and brings his knowledge of guest services and great food to his role. He is very passionate about giving the Springfield College students the best dining experience possible.

Hailey Handzel

Health and Wellness Manager

Hailey has degrees in both Psychology and Nutrition and Dietetics and completed her clinical training at Yale New Haven Hospital. Favorite hobbies: traveling and playing the piano What makes her day: seeing her newborn son's smile in the morning

Mary D’Angelo

Office Manager

Mary attended Springfield College and has worked at Springfield College for 18 years. She enjoys working with such a wonderful group of people here at Springfield. Outside of work: Mary enjoys camping, spending time in nature and eating spanakopita. Yum!

Emily Sweetman

Guest Experience Manager

Emily was born and raised in Enfield, CT and can proudly say she is a Springfield College Alumni. Emily brings years of marketing, social media, and guest service experience to the Harvest Table Team. She loves to craft, bake, kayak, shop, and spend time at the beach with her family and friends.