Hope and Comfort Inc.

Jesse Mattleman

Executive Director

Jesse joined Hope and Comfort as the organization’s first Executive Director in 2017. She brings over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit and social entrepreneurship fields. Prior to Hope and Comfort, she worked at YW Boston as Manager of Foundation and Corporate Relations. She has also worked as a Nonprofit Consultant (New England region) and Assistant Director of Seven Hills Global Outreach (Worcester, MA and international). She holds a BA in International Development from Clark University, and an MBA from The Heller School at Brandeis University.

Like the entire Hope and Comfort team, Jesse is passionate about social change initiatives that address youth and public health. She welcomes your communication to explore how you, your family, and/or your institution can partner, volunteer, and support the critical need for basic hygiene supplies. Jesse can be reached at


Pat Flaherty

Operations Manager

Pat of Hope and Comfort provides soap and cosmetics to Eleanor of St. Patrick's and St. Joseph's Food Pantries.Pat first heard of Hope and Comfort after searching for somewhere to donate toiletries that he and his family had collected. After learning more about Hope and Comfort and the impact they have on the communities they help, he began volunteering and later joined the staff.

He shares the Hope and Comfort passion for helping to provide personal care items to people currently without. Pat has a background in event operations, media, and sales. In his spare time he volunteers with several area organizations and has lost more games of checkers to his niece and nephews than he cares to admit.

Pat received a BS from Northeastern University.

He can be reached at