Board of Directors Selects Michael McDonald as New President/CEO

Michael McDonaldThe Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Board of Directors has selected Michael McDonald as its new President/CEO.  The announcement was made by Gregg Johnson, Chair of the Community Food Bank Board.  The Board conducted a nationwide search before selecting Mr. McDonald.  He will begin his new duties on January 2, 2014.

Mr. McDonald has been Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity, Tucson since 2004.  He has nearly three decades of experience in nonprofit, for profit and public sector organizations including Burr-Brown Corporation, The Nature Conservancy, Native Seed/SEARCH and the University of Arizona.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts, English Education degree in 1986 from the University of Arizona and a Masters in International Business Management degree in1997 from Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management.  He is currently serving on boards of numerous community nonprofit organizations.

“We are excited and pleased that Michel McDonald will be the new President/CEO of the Community Food Bank,” said Gregg Johnson, Chair of the Community Food Bank Board of Directors.  “Michael believes that, of all of Southern Arizona’s human-service non-profits, the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides the greatest tangible benefit to families in need across our diverse communities.  We are confident that Michael is the right person, at this time, to lead us towards fulfilling our vision of a healthy, hunger-free community.”

Mr. McDonald will lead the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona with a staff of over 125 employees working to assist families in need in a 23,106 square mile area.  The Community Food Bank facilities include the main warehouse in Tucson, branch food banks in Amado, Green Valley-Sahuarita, Marana and Nogales, Arizona and the Caridad Community Kitchen.

For more information, please contact Gregg Johnson at (520) 203-1231.