|January 19, 2014 – Sarasota – All Faiths Food Bank welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors. Keith Monda, Rich Cautero, and Mac Martin will serve on the board for a three-year term. Keith Monda will also Chair the Development Committee. Led by President John Nicholas, they join 13 others who currently make up the Food Bank’s Board of Directors.
“What a wonderful addition to our hard-working board,” said Sandra Frank, CEO of All Faiths Food Bank. “We look to them for guidance not only because of the leadership and philanthropic experience they bring, but also for their unwavering compassion for the people we serve.”
Keith Monda retired in 2008 as the President and COO of Coach, Inc. As a current member of the Board of Directors of Feeding America, he is active in food banking at the national, state and local level. He and wife Linda have been longtime supporters of All Faiths and are passionate about feeding and educating children. The Mondas established several college scholarship funds in Ohio and New York, and locally at New College of Florida.
Rich Cautero is the former Vice President of Finance with Altria Group World Headquarters. Rich has held numerous key executive positions at Kraft Foods including Chief Financial and Operating Officer of the Maxwell House Coffee Division at Kraft. Rich will be joining the Finance Committee of All Faiths Food Bank.
Gordon “Mac” Martin is an Accredited Land Consultant, GRI real estate professional and broker, accomplished musician, and serves on the Community Advisory Board of the Mosaic Company that has supported the Food Bank for years. A resident of Arcadia, he has spent much of his adult life supporting efforts to help families in need in DeSoto County, including serving on the board of the DeSoto Memorial Hospital Foundation for close to a decade.
“Sarasota has so much to be proud of,” said Keith Monda. “But as long as there are kids struggling with hunger here, we have more work to do – and as a board member – I am in the right place to make a difference in our community, for our children and our future.”
For more information about All Faiths Food Bank, or to support its mission, visit online at www.allfaithsfoodbank.org or call 941-379-6333.
About All Faiths Food Bank All Faiths Food Bank is a member of Feeding America and the hub of the hunger relief system in DeSoto and Sarasota Counties. Last year, All Faiths Food Bank distributed 7 million pounds of food equating to 5.8 million meals through 195 partner agencies, pantries, soup kitchens, community centers, churches and programs. Its mission is to feed those in need and educate the community about hunger and nutrition. More information about nutrition, mobile pantries, school and other programs can be found at www.allfaithsfoodbank.org.