Food Bank of the RGV announces new CEO

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PHARR, Texas – The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Stuart Haniff, MHA as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective November 18, 2019.

Haniff will become only the 3rd non-interim CEO during the Food Bank RGV’s 33-year history.  He will oversee over 75 employees with a network of 275 Partner Agencies helping feed up to 64,000 people on a weekly basis in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties.

Haniff is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with a degree in Political Science.  He also has a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA).  Most recently, he served as Chief Philanthropy Officer for Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino in California between 2015 and 2018.  He has robust experience in the fields of advocacy and community engagement with his service to various initiatives and committees with Feeding America.  He was also in leadership roles with The United Way and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Haniff is a nationally recognized voice for anti-hunger with more than two decades of progressive non-profit leadership, administration, and healthcare management. His non-profit expertise includes: resource development, capacity building, strategic planning, governance, organizational development, program delivery, and operations, bringing more than fifteen years of improving policies and delivering services to those most vulnerable.

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